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Johan Louis Gerlagh volume of watercolors

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS D75

Overview

Collection of approximately 160 watercolor drawings of natural objects, with some notes and verses in Dutch, from an artist in Holland.

Dates

  • 1778 - 1798

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Extent

1 volume (160 watercolor drawings in 1 volume) ; Volume measures no taller than 30 cm.

Scope and Contents

Section heading pages include these titles/subjects: Nagt Kappellen vlinders [butterflies], torren [beetles], & insecten & feathers & a nest (1784); Doorgeraagde horns [sea-shells] na die van den Heer Martinet & feathers & lichens & insect eggs; Rym en Sneeuwfiguuren... (1778, 1784, 1786); [Z]uidlandsche vogels volgens...Le Francq van Berkhey & beasts, insects, hailstone, astronomical figures & views [Notes on Blanchard & Jeffries balloon ascension]; and orren, vlinders en insekten met bloemen en kruiden... (1785). Leaf numbers have been added by a later hand but not to all leaves.

Physical Location

MS D75

Custodial History

Bookplate: T.H. Turrianse, Rotterdam

Title
Guide to the Johan Louis Gerlagh Collection
Subtitle
Johan Louis Gerlagh volume of watercolors
Author
Finding aid prepared by alh, 1963. Finding aid encoded by skt, 2006.
Date
2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/9249146807
Preferred citation
Johan Louis Gerlagh volume of watercolors, Department of Special Collections, MS D75, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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