Inside front and back (cover or flyleaf) in pen and ink: Hammatt Billings / 17 Charlote St., Bedford Sq/London.
Mary Woodman, Cambridge, MA; gift to MFA, July 1920.
Gift of Miss Mary Woodman
Sketchbook of England
- Hammatt Billings, American, 1816 to 1818–1874
Sheet: 6.5 x 10.5 cm (2 9/16 x 4 1/8 in.); Overall: 7.5 x 10.5 x 1.5 cm (2 15/16 x 4 1/8 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite on paper, fifty sketches. The papers of this "Metallic Memorandum Book" may have been treated so as to retain an image drawn with the accompanying metal pencil--now lost--and not smudge. Similar to a prepared paper for use with metalpoint.