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Johan Louis Gerlagh volume of watercolors

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS D75


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


  • Creation: 1778 - 1798


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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


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

Language of Materials

Dutch; Flemish

Scope and Contents

Section heading pages include these titles/subjects: Nagt Kappellen vlinders [butterflies], torren [beetles], and insecten and feathers and a nest (1784); Doorgeraagde horns [sea-shells] na die van den Heer Martinet and feathers and lichens and insect eggs; Rym en Sneeuwfiguuren... (1778, 1784, 1786); [Z]uidlandsche vogels volgens...Le Francq van Berkhey and beasts, insects, hailstone, astronomical figures and views [Notes on Blanchard and 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: J.H. Jurriaanse, Rotterdam

Guide to the Johan Louis Gerlagh Collection
Johan Louis Gerlagh volume of watercolors
Finding aid prepared by alh, 1963. Finding aid encoded by skt, 2006. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2021.
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Finding aid written in English.
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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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