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Sketchbook bound in brown leather with gold tooling and gilt and blind ruling inscribed on the front "THOMAS BARKER/1793", containing 47 leaves with sketches, mainly figure studies, on the recto and often on the verso as well, 8 leaves without sketches (2 of them inscribed) and fixed and free marbled endpapers; subjects include groups figures, often Turks or Greeks, smoking or wielding weapons, also an Albanian soldier, a Tartar, women holding babies, landscapes, studies of trees, views through arches, horses with a cart, and a dog. 1793-1843
Most sketches in graphite; several in pen and brown or black ink, often with brown or grey wash over graphite; others in watercolour, or black chalk (some with red chalk)
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Height: 234 millimetres
Width: 329 millimetres (covers)
- Curator's comments
- Some of the sketches may be connected with the fresco 'The Inroad of the Turks upon Schio, 1825'. See the Register for a description of individual leaves, and 'Apollo', November 1973, pp.382-6.
Each drawn recto and verso has been given a separate registration number. There is a series of additional manuscript numbers 1-52 on all but the first 4 leaves, as well as on the back free endpaper, and some of the leaves have other manuscript numbers. A few leaves have been torn out.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- See Dodgson's report dated 3 May 1930
- Prints and Drawings
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