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Sketch-book containing views in France, Italy, England and Canada; buildings, cottages, including the Tower of London, and timber-framed buildings
F1r On left 1/3, grass in foreground, tree-trunk on right with several more trunks and some foliage behind. No inscription. Watercolour. Upper 2/3: farm buildings with large haystack, lr and windmill on hill, ur. Inscribed lr, “Boulogne Feb. 1868”. Black ink. Lower 2/3: view of bridge with shrubs behind and a few isolated houses. Inscribed lr, “Boulogne Feb 1868”. Black ink.
F1v Upper 1/3: view across sandy bay of Ventimiglia on hill overlooking sea, with mountains behind. Inscribed lr,” Ventimiglia 1869.” Watercolour. Lower 2/3: unfinished sketch of flowers. No inscription. Bottom to right. Graphite.
F2r Large detached house in garden with tree on r. Beyond the garden fence, another large house, with copse behind. Unfinished sketch of another house, far r, and 2 small sketches of chimney stacks, ll. No inscription. Graphite.
F2v On l, tree with bare branches and tree-stump. On r, fence with hills beyond. No inscription. Graphite.
F3r Large white house surrounded by young trees in leaf, with hills behind. In foreground, corner of field and stone wall. Inscribed ll,“Helm Crag Ambleside 1868”. Watercolour.
F3v Unfinished sketch of indeterminate subject, possibly clouds. No inscription. Watercolour.
F4r Large open fireplace with fire and 2 bellows. Above, mantelpiece with jugs, candlesticks and plate. Foreground l, low wooden bench. Inscribed lr, “old hearth in pub. near Dorking now pulled down”. Graphite and white wash.
F5r Traditional peasant mountain house with outhouse behind and fir-tree ul. Inscribed lr, “Above Airolo 1869”. Watercolour.
F5v Well with open door set into wall. No inscription. Bottom to right. Pink and grey wash.
F6r View through arch of autumn leaves and turreted building on small road on l, above a bay with steep mountains behind. Inscribed ll, “Garden of Villa D’Este Cernobbio Lago di Como”. Bottom to right. Watercolour.
F7r View of Mentone on r, with sea, foreground and l. Inscribed lr, “Mentone 1870”. Watercolour.
F8r Hill-top village with large church in c, at top of steep hill. Inscribed ll, “Saorgio Mar 7./70”. Bottom to right. Watercolour.
F8v View across open country of distant low hills, with tree-trunks on left and r. Inscribed lr, “Montreal mountains”. Graphite.
F9r View of large house with small tower at top of winding road. On l, wall and shrubbery. Lr, steps and wall next to road. Inscribed lr, “Near Florence 1870”. Bottom to right. Watercolour.
F9v Unfinished drawing of, possibly, amphitheatre with single figure standing in centre. No inscription. Upside down. Graphite.
F10r View of several bare trees, with grass in foreground. Inscribed ll, “Montreal mountain 1875”. Graphite.
F10v Sky at sunrise or sunset, with row of trees against the light. No inscription. Watercolour.
F11r View of railway station, across grassy stretch with fir-trees and mountains behind. Inscribed lr, “Bulstrode Station 3 Rivers branch of Gd Trunk of Canada”. Watercolour.
F12r View of river with village and low hills on far side. In foreground, walkway with unfinished fence on riverside and 2 posts in middle. Inscribed lr, “Moville 1874”. Watercolour.
F13r View of Montreal from hill and sky at sunset. In foreground, grass and a few trees with city below. Beyond, river with island and hills in distance. Inscribed lr, “Montreal from the Mountain 1875”. Watercolour.
F14r Decorative arched gateway with house behind, l, and trees on r. Inscribed lr, “Brenchley”[?]. Graphite.
F15r View of Tower of London.. In foreground, approach road with 2 towers in centre and wall and main building behind. Inscribed lr, “Tower of London”. Graphite.
F16r Shoreham street scene. On l, facing, 3-storey inn with sign and tall chimney on r.. In c, street curving to rear l, with houses and shops on right side. Inscribed lr, “Shoreham Kent”. Graphite.
F17r In c, house roof with 2 dormer windows. Other roofs and chimneys behind, and church on l. No inscription. Graphite.
F18r Row of houses at 20 degree angle on right side of path in foreground. Inscribed ll, “Neufchatel en Bray June 12. 1886”. Watercolour.
F19r In foreground, grassy slope. Behind it, small chateau with 2 turrets on l. Behind the chateau on l, row of houses in distance on the promenade. Inscribed ll, “Dieppe June 12. 1886”. Watercolour.
F20r 5 houses with tall chimneys and pitched roofs, all very close together, with white wall and path in foreground. Inscribed ll, “Rowley’s mansion Shrewsbury June 21 1887”. Bottom to right. Watercolour.
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