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Claudia Hill collection pertaining to Harriet Blake's sketchbook of the grand tour of Europe [graphic].
BANC PIC 2009.056--C; BANC PIC 2003-2011--NEG (strip) misc. box 4; BANC PIC 2009.056--PIC; BANC PIC 2009.056; ...
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Title:

Claudia Hill collection pertaining to Harriet Blake's sketchbook of the grand tour of Europe

Creator/Contributor:

Blake, Harriet., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Hill, Claudia.

Abstract:

Sketchbook contains ca. 75 pages of pencil sketches and watercolors done by Blake at various locations along her grand tour of Europe in 1890. Sketches depict scenery in Ireland, Scotland, England, Germany, Switzerland, France and Italy. Watercolor paintings by Blake depict unidentified landscapes and buildings. Also includes correspondence, a notebook, 3 photographic prints, and other research papers collected by Claudia Hill pertaining to her 1995 published article on Blake's sketchbook: "Sites abroad: picture postcards and a late nineteenth century woman's sketchbook of the Grand Tour". (Photocopy of this article included among research papers.)

Date:

ca. 1890-ca. 1995, bulk ca. 1890 (issued)

Subject:

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Blake, Harriet -- Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc
Tourism -- Europe -- History
Ireland -- Pictorial works
Scotland -- Pictorial works
England -- Pictorial works
Germany -- Pictorial works
Switzerland -- Pictorial works
France -- Pictorial works
Italy -- Pictorial works

Note:

Sketchbook and paintings signed by Harriet Blake. Research papers collected by Claudia Hill.
Title devised by cataloger.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
RESTRICTED NEGATIVES. Use of negatives only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
Harriet Blake, of Andover, Massachusetts, was an aunt of San Francisco poet Anna Blake Mezquida.

Type:

graphic
Sketchbooks.
Watercolors.
Landscapes (Representations).

Physical Description:

graphic
drawing
painting
photoprint
1 box (1 sketchbook, 5 paintings, 3 photographic prints, 1 notebook, and reasearch papers), 1 oversize folder (5 paintings on 4 sheets) and 6 negatives : color and b&w ; various sizes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2009.056--C
BANC PIC 2003-2011--NEG (strip) misc. box 4
BANC PIC 2009.056--PIC
BANC PIC 2009.056
BANC PIC 2009.056

Origin:

Various places

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
RESTRICTED NEGATIVES. Use of negatives only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.

Related Item:

Sites abroad: picture postcards and a late nineteenth century woman's sketchbook of the grand tour : Hill, Claudia.