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Island of Burra, Orkney

Island of Burra, Orkney

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Title:
Island of Burra, Orkney
Description:
Information from accompanying cards: Beneath the gilt of the fore-edge is a painting of the Island of Burra, Orkney, the birthplace of Mary Brunton.
Date:
(c) 1820
Format:
Paintings
Genre:
Watercolors
Seascapes
Fore-edge painting
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Special Collections, Rare Books
Subjects:
Birthplaces
Islands
Seas
Mountains
Brunton, Mary, 1778-1818
Places:
ScotlandOrkney (county)Burray (island)
Extent:
1 painting : watercolor on fore edge of book
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Notes (acquisition):
Gift of Alfred H. Wiggin, May 1951.
Notes (date):
Date of painting unknown. Publication date of book: 1820.
Notes:
Title from accompanying cards.
Found on: Emmeline. : With some other pieces. / By Mary Brunton ... To which is prefixed a memoir of her life [by Alexander Brunton] including some extracts from her correspondence
Notes (object):
Fore-edge/fanned to the right
Identifier:
07_04_000062A
Call #:
RARE BKS PR4250 .B73E45 1820x
Barcode:
39999063209900