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Barrett Autograph Collection

  • SCA89-GA59
  • Fonds
  • 1716-1827, 1841

Collection contains prints of Canadian landscapes done by William Henry Bartlett in 1841 and portraits of prominent 17th and 18th century politicians from Europe and Canada. Also included are letters from English prime ministers dating around the 1700s. The collection is arranged in one series consisting of print engravings, a file of Bartlett prints, and a scrapbook containing letters.

Bartlett, W. H. (William Henry)

William Morton fonds

  • SCA90-GA60
  • Fonds
  • 1850-1851

Manuscript poem entitled, "On Parting from My Sister and Her Children." Also included are two pencil drawings, one of which depicts a church and graveyard scene in a village located three miles from Dublin. The poem and drawings have been bound into a book. In the front cover of the book is a newspaper clipping of an obituary for Isabella Jane and Caroline Olivia Clare.

Morton, William

George Baxter prints of Sir Robert Peel and Lord Nelson.

  • SCA307-GA343
  • Fonds
  • 1853

Fonds consists of prints of Sir Robert Peel and Lord Nelson. They are printed by George Baxter as an oil colour picture print, the first commercially viable colour printing.

Baxter, George

Ephemera : etchings.

File consists of two etchings accumulated by Florence Grace Clement. One is a plate taken from a book with identifying notes showing Louisa Elizabeth, Baroness Durham engraved by Thomson from a painting by Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1831. The other is an advertisement for an exhibit of oil and watercolour drawings and modern etchings at the City of London Fine Art Gallery by H. Gillard Glindoni from 1882.

Clement, Florence Grace

Vanity Fair men of the day prints.

  • SCA305-GA341
  • Fonds
  • 1877-1897

Fonds consists of seven caricature prints from Vanity Fair of "men of the day." Includes images of Mr. R. Richardson-Gardner; Mr. Herbert Spencer; Marquis of Winchester; Admiral Sir H.R. Yelverton; Mr. Joseph Ernest Renan; The Reverend Arthur Tooth; Lord H.F. Thynne.

Vanity Fair

Artwork.

One small watercolour sketch and a drawing of a dog with puppies mounted on board and matted with construction paper and secured with brass brads.

Schantz Russell Family

The girl he left behind him.

Pen drawing by Orpheus Moyer Schantz titled, The Girl He Left Behind Him. The drawing features a woman sitting in a field and ships visible in the distance. Artist's note underneath signature confirms this drawing was modeled after the works of Charles Dana Gibson.

Schantz Russell Family

Art prints.

22 coloured illustrations of flowers, animals, children, and sentimental scenes. Most of the prints are Chicago Tribune Art supplements.

Schantz Russell Family

Flower bouquet print.

A print of a purple bouquet of flowers. The print has been included with the photographs as it was laid into the front pages of album 3.

Originally laid into page 1 of album 3.

Schantz Russell Family

Ephemera : drawings.

Twenty drawings and sketches by Orpheus Moyer Schantz. Included are portraits, studies of animals, technical drawings for a boat, one ink drawing of the back of a woman in a gown, two drawings after C.D. Gibson- "When Doctors Disagree" and "Mr. Pipp just after dinner steps our for a few moments with a change acquaintance. He returns at 2 A.M.", and two with leaf varieties and poetry. Smaller drawings were originally found in an old men's silk handkerchief box with other ephemera.

Schantz Russell Family

Bowlby, David Sovereign.

File consists of one portrait of David Sovereign Bowlby. The painting is oil on prepared canvas. A signature on the bottom left is hard to read, but may say [Ella] [Moss].

Bowlby Boyd Family

A slumber song.

Pen drawing featuring the lines of the poem titled, A Slumber Song as well as butterfly and 16 point compass rose motifs. The drawing also includes a monogram possibly made by combining the letters F, A, C, S and the date October 5, 1902.

The poem featured in the drawing was originally titled, Sleep Sweet and was written by Ellen M. Huntington Gates. The creator of this drawing changed the title and a few words in the lines of the original poem titled, Sleep Sweet by Ellen M. Huntington Gates.

Schantz Russell Family

My symphony.

Pen drawing featuring the lines of the poem titled, My Symphony by William Ellery Channing as well as flower and butterfly motifs. The creator of this drawing changed the order of some of the lines in the original poem titled, My Symphony by William Ellery Channing.

Schantz Russell Family

Plate No. I.

File consists of one hand drawn printing plate titled Plate No. I. The plate shows upper case and lower letters as well as numbers in various fonts and sizes. Plate is signed by W.H.E. Schmalz and is dated at R.M. College, Kingston, January 31, 1910. The plate has been given a grade of 75.

Schmalz, W.H.E.

Artwork.

One sketch of an owl by Dorothy Etta Russell (nee White) in pencil outline which has been filled in with crayons.

Schantz Russell Family

Plate No. II.

File consists of one hand drawn printing plate titled Plate No. II. The plate shows upper case and lower letters as well as numbers in various fonts and sizes. Plate is signed by W.H.E. Schmalz and is dated at R.M. College, Kingston, March 14, 1910. The plate has been given a grade of 95.

Schmalz, W.H.E.

Busy Berlin map poster.

File consists of one reprint of the Busy Berlin map of 1912. The map was reprinted in 1989 at 69% of the original size by the Kitchener Public Library.

Kaufman Family

Seen in utopia.

File consists of one watercolour painting by Gill, titled Seen in Utopia. The work is very different from his usual style. Signed and dated.

Gill, Eric

Animals all (Physick 50).

File consists of one print of Animals All. The print is unique in that it is gold ink on a black background. Originally used for the tail piece "The Philosophy of Art."

Gill, Eric

The holy face (Physick 111).

File consists of one print of The Holy Face. Originally an illustration for "Ritus Servandus In Benedictione" printed by the St. Dominic's Press.

Gill, Eric

Bowlby, George Herbert.

File consists of one painted portrait of George Herbert Bowlby in his army uniform. The painting appears to be watercolour on ivorine, and the signature reads E.C. Blisley, 1917. Bowlby died in 1917 during First World War and this is possibly a commemorative portrait.

Bowlby Boyd Family

Ascension (Physick 140).

File consists of one print of Ascension. Originally an illustration for "The Game" printed by St. Dominic's Press.

Gill, Eric

Sketch of Leonard M. Davis.

File consists of a sketch (self-portrait) of artist Leonard M. Davis presented to Catherine Taylor in appreciation for her services in the US and overseas.

Taylor, Catherine

Arthur Lismer drawing of Elizabeth S. Nutt.

  • SCA287-GA322
  • Fonds
  • [191-?]

Fonds consists of one charcoal drawing by Arthur Lismer of Elizabeth Styring Nutt of Halifax. Elizabeth was principal of the Victoria School of Art and Design in Halifax (later NSCAD) in the period immediately following Lismer's time there.

Lismer, Arthur

The order of industrial heroism (physick 220-223).

File consists of one mock up for The Order of Industrial Heritage award as presented by the London Daily Herald. This second version shows the original holy ghost dove has been replaced by a star. Also includes one colour copy of the print and a caption created by Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library.

Gill, Eric

My love among the lilies (Physick 327).

File consists of one print of My Love Among the Lilies showing a man sitting in a garden with a goblet in one hand and a ball in the other which was used in the Golden Cockerel Press edition of Song of Songs. The print is numbered as edition 8/12 and is signed by Gill.

Gill, Eric

The Skaters (Physick 368).

File consists of one print of The Skaters showing two naked skaters based on a photograph from the London Daily Mail. Labled "specimin plate."

Gill, Eric

Ville de Madrid.

File consists of one drawing of a house, titled "Ville de Madrid." Titled, dated and signed by Gill with an explanatory note. Also includes photocopy and caption from Thomas Fisher Rare Book Room.

Gill, Eric

Chute, Desmond : engraving

File consists of one engraving by Desmond Macready Chute (1895–1962). Engraving shows the Madonna with child. Recto note reads "Engraving by Desmond Chute see Songs to our Lady SDP 33."

Gill, Eric

Father O'Connor.

File consists of one drawing of Father O'Connor. Verso identifies him as "Father O'Connor (the very reverend mgr. John O'Connor). Also includes a photocopy of the drawing.

Gill, Eric

Ecce tu pulchra es (Physick 614).

File consists of one print of Ecce Tu Pulchra Es, showing three women. Part of the print is in blue. Numbered 1/10 and signed by Gill. Originally intended to be used for the Cranach Press edition of Canticum, Canticorum.

Gill, Eric

Minnie.

File consists of one pencil drawing highlighted with watercolours by Gill. The drawing shows a woman's head and is titled "Minnie." Unique in style for Gill, the drawing is a Whisterlian OHO!.

Gill, Eric

Christchild (Physick 597).

File consists of one print of Christchild, showing a young Jesus holding boughs of leaves. Numbered USA 3/5 and signed by Gill. Used as an illustration in the Golden Cockerel edition of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.

Gill, Eric

Woman dancing (Physick 712).

File consists of one print of Woman Dancing. Numbered 7/10 and signed by Gill. Originally intended as an illustration for the title page of Clothes, by Gill.

Gill, Eric

Tree and dog (Physick 733).

File consists of one original drawing, one proof print, and one final variant print (with red ink) of Tree and Dog. Designed as a press mark for the Pigotts Press. Proof print is dated 12.1.31.

Gill, Eric

Marionette (Physick 872).

File consists of one print of Marionette. Numbered 15/20 and signed by Gill. Originally an illustration for The Constant Mistress.

Gill, Eric

The nun's priests's tale (Physick 603).

File consists of one print of The Nun's Priests's Tale showing three figures and a chicken under a leaf border with the letter "H". Numbered 4/5 and signed by Gill. Used as an illustration in the Golden Cockerel edition of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.

Gill, Eric

The pardoner's tale (Physick 649).

File consists of one print of The Pardoner's Tale showing three men in a garden with a skeleton looking up at them, along with the letter "O." Numbered 10/10 and signed by Gill along with the annotation USA 5. Used as an illustration for the Golden Cockerel edition of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.

Gill, Eric

Puck juggling (Physick 857).

File consists of one print of Puck Juggling. Numbered 5/20 and signed by Gill. Originally from half title for The New Temple Shakespeare.

Gill, Eric

The shipman's tale (Physick 586).

File consists of one print of The Shipman's Tale showing a man and woman on a bed surrounded by a border of leaves and the letter "O." Numbered USA 1/5 and signed by Gill. Used as an illustration in the Golden Cockerel edition of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.

Gill, Eric

Babe on bough (Physick 874).

File consists of one print of Babe on bough. Numbered 19/20 and signed by Gill. Originally an illustration for The Constant Mistress.

Gill, Eric

St. John (Physick 865).

File consists of one print of St. John. Numbered 11/20 and signed by Gill. Originally an illustration for The Passion of our Lord printed by Hague and Gill.

Gill, Eric

Laocoon (Physick 854).

File consists of one print of Laocoon. Numbered 12/15 and signed by Gill. Originally designed for the jacket of XX Century Library.

Gill, Eric

St. Matthew (Physick 862).

File consists of one print of St. Matthew. Numbered 14/20 and signed by Gill. Originally an illustration for The Passion of our Lord printed by Hague and Gill.

Gill, Eric

The constant mistress (Physick 867).

File consists of one print of The Constant Mistress. Numbered 7/20 and signed by Gill. Originally an illustration for The Constant Mistress printed by the Golden Cockerel Press.

Gill, Eric

The empty bed (Physick 876).

File consists of one print of The Empty Bed. Numbered 19/20 and signed by Gill. Originally an illustration for The Constant Mistress. Also includes a photocopy of the print and a caption from the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Room.

Gill, Eric

Hamlet (Physick 838).

File consists of one print of Hamlet, the cover page for the Hague and Gill edition of Hamlet. Numbered 12/25 and signed by Gill.

Gill, Eric

The lord's song (Physick 856).

File consists of two copies of the print The Lord's Song from the artist's own published sermon of the same name. Numbered 1/25 and 4/25 and signed by Gill.

Gill, Eric

St. Luke (Physick 864).

File consists of one print of St. Luke. Numbered 14/20 and signed by Gill. Originally an illustration for The Passion of our Lord printed by Hague and Gill.

Gill, Eric

David Pepler.

File consists of one drawing of David Pepler. Titled, dated and signed by Gill.

Gill, Eric

Prints : portraits and scenes.

Ten prints including:

One portrait of Abraham Lincoln.

Two memorial portraits of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901.

One portrait of the [George] Washington family.

One portrait of Baden-Powell of Gilwell, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, Baron, 1857-1941. This print is mounted on the lid of a box and decorated with gilt paper trim.

Side-by-side portraits of George V, King of Great Britain, 1865-1936 and Mary, Queen, consort of George V, King of Great Britain, 1867-1953.

Side-by-side portraits of Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910 and Alexandra, Queen, consort of Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1844-1925.

One illustration of the G?ltzsch Viaduct, a railway bridge in Germany.

One illustration of a landscape in Switzerland.

One illustration of cupid and another figure warming their hands by a fire.

Schantz Russell Family

Naphill jubilee card (Physick 888).

File consists of two prints of Naphill Jubilee Card. Lettered "to his majesty King George from his loyal subjects of Naphill Buckinghamshire thankful greetings."

Gill, Eric

Christ seated (Physick 918).

File consists of one print of Christ Seated. Numbered 14 and signed by Gill. Originally an illustration for Quia Amore Langueo, printed by Hague and Gill.

Gill, Eric

Proofs from the Aldine Bible.

File consists of seven proofs of the prints created by Eric Gill for the Aldine Bible. Note that there is one blank page, but it is unclear if it is intentionally blank or if a print has been removed.

Gill, Eric

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