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Three Small Sketch Books with 57 Original Watercolours and 27 Original Drawings.
- This collection comprises 3 sketch books: (1) The first has the initials A.A.V. in pencil on the pastdown page. It contains 27 images, of which 26 are watercolours of England, France and Ireland with scenes of Bude, a ship called The Lady Ackland(?), St Malo, Rennes, Le Mans, Chartres, Rouen, Eastbourne, & Mountshannnon, Galway. (2) The second sketch book contains 39 images 30 of which are watercolours and the the remaining 9 are drawings. The vast majority ar portrait style images, but there are also images of people at rest, animals and old traditional Breton sailing boats. A few are named e.g. Lord M, Cole, Stack, Bloomfield, Chadwick, Davie, Gregg, Napier, Dr. Salman (?), B. Edge (?), Dean of Dromine (?) (Baggott?). Loosely inserted is a lable of Stark Brothers, 7 Sackville Street, Dublin which was probably attached to the inside of the rear cover at on stage. At the back of the book are some annotated additions of monetary amounts totalling in excess of £3000.00. Quite a large amount for the late 19th century. (3) [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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Last Found On: 2018-01-09           Check availability:      AbeBooks    


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