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Sketchbook containing views recording a tour in Switzerland and France

Title
Sketchbook containing views recording a tour in Switzerland and France, 1818.
Author
Graham, Thomas Henry, 1793-1881.

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Description
1 volume
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Drawings.
  • Ink drawings.
  • Watercolors.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Thomas Henry Graham was born 25 June 1793 to Elizabeth Susanna Davenport Graham, the children's book writer, and her husband, a lawyer, Thomas Graham (1751-1813), of Edmond Castle. Thomas Henry went to Harrow School, then Cambridge University, after which he made a two year European tour. He served as Deputy Lieutenant and Justice of the Peace for Cumberland, and was appointed High Sheriff in 1824. In 1829, he married Mary Carnegie, daughter of Sir David Carnegie. Graham died on 5 February 1881, at the Elms, Eastbourne.
Contents
[Rotunda in a wood.] -- "Martigny in the Vallais - Sunset." -- "The Valley of the Rhone, from the road between Martigny and Chamouny" -- "Herdsmen's Cottage near the summit of the Col de Balm - Vallais." -- "Mont Blanc from the Col de Bame." -- "Glacire d'Argentiere." -- "Scene on the Mer de Glace." -- "Source of the Arve" -- "View in descending from Montanvert to the source of the Arve." -- "The Inn at Chamouny." -- "Pont de St. Maurice, La Vallais." -- "La Porte du [Soliel] ci Vallais." -- "Junction of Rhone & Arve." -- "Geneva from near the juntion of Rhone & Arve." -- "Mont Blanc after sunset from Secheron." -- "View of the Lake of Geneva from Promenade Lausanne." -- "Lausanne." -- "Gibbon's Terrace, Lausanne." -- "Gibbon's House." -- "Hotel de Ville, Payerne." -- "Interior of Belfry, Berne." -- "Porte de Goliath, Berne." -- "Lake of Thun from the Grounds above the lake near Thun." -- "Islands near [?], Lake Lucerne." -- "Castle of [ ] near Zoffingen, Canton Lucerne." -- "Chateau de Pragien, Joseph Bonaparte's." -- "L'apres diner, Morges, Canton de Vaud" / "Peasant children - near Aarburgh, Canton de Berne." -- "Cottage at Anet." -- "Convent of Wittingen near Baden." -- "Monument to Gesner in the Public Walk at Zurich." -- "Outline of Mountains in the vally of Einsiedeln." -- "Descent to the valley of Einsiedeln." -- "Sunrise, Einsiedeln." (2 p.) -- "Junction of the Aar & Rhine." -- "Glaciers" (2 p.). -- "The famous bridge at Schaffhausen, Burnt by the French in 1792." -- "View from Tower of Strasbourg Cathedral." -- "Orangerie Josephine, Strasbourg." -- "Monument to Gen. Dessaix, Strasbourg." -- "Nancy." -- "Entrance to Challons sur Marne, from memory." -- "Parisian opera Dancer." -- "Hotel de Meurice à Calais." -- "Ship Inn, Dover / Mr. & Miss Wrights, travellers." -- "Scene on board a french packet." -- [Six pencil sketches].
Call Number
Pforz BND-MSS (Graham, T. H.)
OCLC
761398542
Author
Graham, Thomas Henry, 1793-1881. Artist
Title
Sketchbook containing views recording a tour in Switzerland and France, 1818.
Summary
Fifty-two total works, including twenty pen and ink drawings, seventeen watercolours, nine pencil drawings, and six unfinished pencil sketches.
Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Thomas Henry Graham was born 25 June 1793 to Elizabeth Susanna Davenport Graham, the children's book writer, and her husband, a lawyer, Thomas Graham (1751-1813), of Edmond Castle. Thomas Henry went to Harrow School, then Cambridge University, after which he made a two year European tour. He served as Deputy Lieutenant and Justice of the Peace for Cumberland, and was appointed High Sheriff in 1824. In 1829, he married Mary Carnegie, daughter of Sir David Carnegie. Graham died on 5 February 1881, at the Elms, Eastbourne.
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