Catharine Gibson album, 1823-1845.


Gibson, Catharine. Catharine Gibson album, 1823-1845.

Catharine Gibson album, 1823-1845.

Primarily engravings, there are also original drawings and paintings (two floral plates by J. Leigh), and a two-page manuscript poem at the end, "The Last Leaf." There is a portrait of Burns and six relating to him, a portrait of Byron and six relating to him, and a portrait of Sir Walter Scott in his study and seven relating to him. There are portraits of artists, politicians, scenes in England, Ireland, Wales, and Scotland, all by well-known artists and engravers of the period. One album leaf has a display of "Thompson's Seasons, " a tiny printed book divided into 4 flat-lying sections made up like miniature volumes.

1 volume.

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Gibson, Catharine. (person)

Catharine Gibson was an American woman living in England when she compiled the album. Page two has a view of Yale College and the State House in New Haven with a label saying "My Native Land." Underneath is an engraving of the Merchants' Exchange, New York, followed by one of George Washington engraved by W. Humphreys. From the description of Catharine Gibson album, 1823-1845. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864798 ...

Leigh, Jack S., 1939- (person)

Scott, Walter, 1771-1832 (person)

Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Abbotsford, Melrose, to the Marchioness of Abercorn, [1818] Mar. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 747107129 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified to Charles [Sharpe], [1817 or later?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 745119219 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to [William Slade], 1803 June [3]. (Unknown). W...

Burns, Robert, 1759-1796 (person)

Robert Burns, Scottish poet. From the guide to the Robert Burns manuscript material : 3 items, 1783-1794, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Thomas Campbell owned the small estate of Pencloe in Glen Afton, about 2 mi. from New Cumnock Kirk. Cf. Lindsey, Burns Encyclopedia, 1980. From the description of Letter : New Cumnock to Monsr. Thomas Campbell, Pencloe, 1786 Aug. 19. (University of South Carolina). WorldC...

Byron, George Gordon Byron, baron, 1788-1824 (person)

British poet. From the description of George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron papers, 1812-1819. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452083 English Romantic poet and satirist. From the description of George Gordon Byron Collection, 1642-1968 (bulk 1798-1830). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 145405980 Major George Gordon de Luna Byron, alias de Gibler, Spanish-born forger of British Romantic litera...

Humphreys, W.J. (William Jackson), 1862-1949 (person)

W. Humphreys was a miner in the Lillooet District of B.C. From the description of W. Humphreys fonds. [ca. 1934] (University of British Columbia Library). WorldCat record id: 606463324 William Jackson Humphreys, was a member of the Class of 1886, Washington and Lee University; physicist. From the description of Memoirs, 1941. (Washington & Lee University). WorldCat record id: 53291547 ...