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Album finely bound in diced calf with gold and blind tooling and gilt and blind ruling, a lightly banded spine with "Album.", and blue silk moire endpapers, containing 27 leaves with 18 drawings (mostly laid down or tipped in, drawn on the recto and sometimes also on the verso), a print, 6 photographs (5 inlaid into the album leaves), a phrenological chart and 2 inscribed sheets, also 104 blank leaves; subjects of the drawings mainly figure studies and compositions, including classical and allegorical subjects, an academic nude, a figure in oriental dress, historical and military figures, and a landscape
Most drawings in graphite; others in watercolour over graphite, with pen and ink outlines or bodycolour; pen and ink; pen and ink and wash with graphite; red chalk; black chalk; one squared for transfer
- Production date
Height: 276 millimetres
Width: 216 millimetres (covers)
- Curator's comments
- One drawing is torn. The print is heavily touched in black chalk, and has a sketch on the verso; the registration number is 1954-5-31-1 (7). The photographs, registration numbers 1954-5-31-1 (21 to 25), are of paintings and drawings with portraits of: Elizabeth Cruttwell of Hammersmith (Mrs John Samuel Agar); John Samuel Agar; Caroline, Georgiana, Louisa and Henry Clement Cruttwell as children; Mrs C.H.Cruttwell; Dorothy Cruttwell; and Clement Henry Cruttwell. Details of the sitters and other notes are inscribed on the verso of the photographs, apart from the first where it is inscribed in a later hand on the album leaf. The phrenological chart, by the phrenologist Mrs Hamilton, has the registration number 1954-5-31-1 (26), and the two sheets of inscribed notes have the number 1954-5-31-1 (27). According to the Register, the drawings are "?all" by J.S.Agar.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- The donor, Miss I G Cruttwell Abbott, is a descendant of the artist.
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