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Creator:Elliot, Harriet, -1825
Title:Harriet Elliot manuscript original drawings
Date(s):1807-1808
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0049
Abstract:This bound volume of original graphite sketches, notes, and nature prints is attributed to Harriet Elliot (d. 1825), daughter of Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 1st Earl of Minto. Minto House and[...] the surrounding landscape in Roxburghshire, Scotland, are the subjects of this sketchbook, with contents dated between 1807-1808. The volume also includes copied verse and studies of geometry and perspective.
Subjects:Landscapes--Scotland--Pictorial works | Botanical illustration | Artists (visual artists) | Roxburghshire (Scotland)
Creator:Vinton, John Rogers, 1801-1847
Title:Private Journal No. V
Date(s):1827-1828
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0062
Abstract:This diary of American soldier and painter John Rogers Vinton (1801-1847) covers the period September 20, 1827, to March 22, 1828, and provides a detailed look into the political and[...] social atmosphere of Washington, D.C., in the late 1820s. Vinton discusses Washington, D.C., politics (including the upcoming 1828 election between John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson), his duties as an officer in the military, as well as his social life, interest in painting, fashion, and theatrical performances.
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Subjects:Courtship--United States--History--19th century | Military officers | Artists (visual artists) | Washington (D.C.)--History--19th century | More Subjects