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Album of watercolours and pencil drawings done at Greta Bank, 1853-1854

MS. WHF Talbot 100
Held at the Weston Library

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In a Drawing Book published by Cowan & Co. Probably more than one family member contributed sketches. Comprises:

  1. pencil drawing titled 'Wallow crag, and Derwentwater from Castlerigg', 1853
  2. pencil drawing of a row of buildings, 1853
  3. pencil drawing titled 'Greta Bank bridge and Brigham toll gate', 1853
  4. watercolour of a plant with berries, 1853, and a pencil drawing titled 'J Menard drawing a view', 1854
  5. pencil drawing titled 'Greta Bank – from a part of the path leading to the bridge', 1853
  6. pencil drawing of the architectural detail of a column and arch and a pencil drawing of two sailing boats, n.d.
  7. pencil drawing of a man seated on a rock, examining the sole of his foot, on a plinth inscribed 'Greta Bank Sept ber 13 1854'. With traces of a larger pencil sketch.
  8. rough pencil outline of mountains, n.d.
  9. pencil drawing titled 'Valley of Newlands from Farnside', 1854
  10. pencil drawing, with washes, titled 'Greta Bank' and inscribed 'C.T.' [Constance Talbot], 13 Aug 1854
  11. pencil drawing of a castellated tower, with trees, n.d.
  12. pencil drawing titled 'Derwentwater and the mountains of Borrowdale from Friar’s craig', 1854
  13. pencil drawing titled 'Stockley Bridge Borrowdale', 1 Sep 1854
  14. pencil drawing titled 'Greta Bank' and inscribed 'C.H.T.' [Charles Henry Talbot], 1854
  15. pencil and watercolour drawing, partly finished, of a window, n.d.
  16. pencil drawing of a village scene, n.d.


  • Creation: 1853-1854


1 volume

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. WHF Talbot 100

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom