James Cumming Clarke album [graphic material, textual record]

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    1849-1863, predominantly 1853-1855.
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    1849-1863, predominantly 1853-1855.
    Place of creation:
    89 watercolours
    17 drawings
    10 prints
    1 painting
    1 reproduction
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    Scope and content:
    The album contains views taken while Clarke was stationed in Malta and travelled to Corfu and Albania (1850-1853). It also contains views of the town as well as the regiment's activities in St. Andrew's, New Brunswick from 1853 to 1855; activities include hunting, fishing, military activities, firefighting and theatrical performances. Also documented are hunting and fishing trips in Maine and Nova Scotia as well as agricultural activities, a railway accident and landscapes in Scotland ca. 1861-1863.
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    Physical condition note:
    Due to its fragile condition, this album must be consulted in the presence of an art archivist. When sufficient, researchers are encouraged to consult digital images instead of the original album.
    Custodial history:
    The album was purchased from a descendant of James Cumming Clarke in Inverness, Scotland, in 1942.
    Related control no.:
    1943-121 PIC
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