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[Sketchbook during New England summer excursion, July-August 1882]
Sketchbook containing predominantly life studies of animals in pencil, often composed as montages. Animals depicted include cows, dogs, chickens, and cats. Images include studies of heads, bodies, hooves, and joints, as well as full-length depictions, primarily cows, while grazing, wading in water, and lying in the grass. Other sketches show human figures, including probably Emily and Charles Moran; landscapes, including a panorama containing a factory; tree and flower studies; and a scene captioned "Destruction of Schenectedy by French & Indians. Attack at night. Cold and snow on the ground" bordered by a view of a couple seated on a bench near a lake. Also contains a small number of pasted in scraps containing studies of sheep, cows, and a landscape., Front outside cover inscribed: Moran., Some images include inscriptions, often illegible., Inside front cover inscribed: P. Moran, 1322 Jefferson St., Philadelphia, Penna.; 100 [Drawing?] Label for “A.A. Walker & Co., Importing Artist Colormen, 538 Washington St., Boston., Label pasted on inside front cover: A.A. Walker & Co., Importing Artist Colormen, 538 Washington St., Boston., Contains one dated sketch. Dated "Aug 29/82" and shows a landscape, including a pond., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., See David Gilmore Wright, Domestic and wild: Peter Moran's images of America (Baltimore: Creo Press, 2010), vol. 1, 45, 71.

[Sketchbook during New England summer excursion, July-August 1882]
Sketchbook containing pencil and watercolor landscapes and marine views, and life studies of animals. Many of the landscapes and marines are identified with a date, title, and notes about color. Identified views include a landscape showing a hillside with rocks and foliage in "Portsmouth, N.H., July 30"; a lumber mill at "Pleasant Point, Portsmouth, N.H."; a ship at a pier in "Norwich - Con., Aug 18/82"; wood houses along the shoreline and a hillside lined with trees and bushes in 'Old York" (latter dated Aug. 7th/82); cows, and a ship at a wharf in "Gloucester Aug 12/82; landscape in "Concordville, N.H. [sic] Aug 1"; a sailing ship on the coast in "Gloucester, Aug 13/82"; the lighthouse "The Nubble, York Beach"; "Falls, Quinebaug River"; landscape, including a partial view of a roof in "Putnam, Con. Aug 17/82"; seaside view with residence at "Old York Aug 7/82 and Aug 8/82"; a laborer "Carting Sand, York Beach, Aug 8/82" into a cart hitched to bulls near a sleeping dog; a panoramic view of "Old York Aug 7/82," including buildings, a seated figure, and a sailboat; mountainside in "Gloucester Aug 14/82"; and "York Beach Aug 1/82." Unidentified sketches show bucolic residential and hillside views, cows grazing, wharf scenes, and studies of a gated fence, a cliff, and a bull standing and lying in the grass., Front outside cover inscribed: Moran., Several images dated, titled, or include inscriptions, often illegible., Inside front cover inscribed with several manuscript notes. Notes include: 36 [same back pack?] Elias Baker, York, Hamlin Maine; David Trowbridge, Eastford, Windom Co., Conn.; P. Moran, 1322 Jefferson St. Philadelphia; Ann Weston, Aug. 2nd; P. Moran. Also contains miniature sketches of human figures., Inside front cover stamped in blue ink: Frost Adams, Artists Materials, Boston., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., See David Gilmore Wright, Domestic and wild: Peter Moran's images of America (Baltimore: Creo Press, 2010), vol. 1, 45, 71.

[Sketchbook during New England summer excursion, July-August 1882]
Sketchbook containing predominantly life studies of animals in pencil. Animals depicted include sheep, cows, horses, goats, dogs, frogs, and a pig. Some sketches are composed as scenes, including depictions of a herd of sheep in a hutch; sheep grazing by a tree on a farm; cows wading in water, and grazing near a creek by a bridge; and a family group of sheep, including a ram. Other sketches show a female figure carrying a bucket (Emily Moran?), landscapes, tree studies, a view of a barn and farm, detailed compositions of a saddle on the back of a horse and a dog laying in the grass, as well as a view, with manuscript notes about color, depicting a fire-ravaged area of forest . Also contains a small number of watercolors of landscapes and pasted in scraps containing sketched studies of sheep, a landscape, donkey, and pig., Some images include inscriptions, some partially legible, including about dimensions and color., Inside back cover contains faint sketch of possibly buildings., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., See David Gilmore Wright, Domestic and wild: Peter Moran's images of America (Baltimore: Creo Press, 2010), vol. 1, 45, 71., Missing front cover.