Robert Steel Collection

Dates: 
1850-1858

Collection includes a leather-bound sketchbook containing 26 pencil sketches of Scottish scenery (Edinburgh, Oban, Glasgow, and St. Andrews), 9 of which are loose. There also is a daguerreotype of Steel by Norwal, Dunfermline & Alloa and a set of negatives and 2 prints of each sketch. 

1. Jamaica Bridge, Glasgow, 2 June 1856. -- 2. A main street, 31 July 1858. -- 3. St. Andrews (facing North), 13/14 July 1856. -- 4. Street scene w/ carriages, 13 Sept 1856. -- 5. Street scene (possibly Edinburgh), 4 June 1858. -- 6. Overlooking Edinburgh. -- 7. Dunoon waterfront, 26 March 1855. -- 8. Oban waterfront, 23 July 1855. -- 9. Street scene Glasgow, 2 June 1858. -- 10. Boat building, 13 August 1852. -- 11. Country fence. -- 12. People on country road. -- 13. Country road, town in distance, 24 July 1852. -- 14. Country scene. -- 15. Girl in trees by cottage, 16 July 1857. -- 16. People in country, 18 July 1850. -- 17. Trees, 30 August 1852. -- 18. People on country road, 9 August 1852. -- 19. Lake scene, 12 August 1852. -- 20. Another lake scene, 9 August 1852. -- 21. Country homes, 12 August 1852. -- 22. Country scene, 2 August 1852. -- 23. Country roadway, 25 August 1852. -- 24. People on street, 6 September 1852. -- 25. People walking in country, 9 August 1852. -- 26. Another country scene, 13 October 1852. 

Extent: 

Approximately 3 cm of textual and photographic material.

Type(s) Of Materials: 
Photographs
Unpublished Material and Manuscripts
How To Access: 

XS1 MS A010

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