Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824, Chopin, Frederic, 1810-1849, Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel, 1875-1912, Doric (Ship : 1883-1906), Gothic (Ship : Built 1893), Ionic (Ship: 1883-1908), Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744, Taylor, Jeremy, 1613-1667, Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892, Tupper, Martin Farquhar, 1810-1889, Wise, Thomas James, 1859-1937, Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850, Poetry, and Paris
Album of Joanna Elizabeth Turnbull with autographs, dedications, musical, poetic and artistic entries from the years 1888 to 1897, along with material mounted or originally enclosed, including sketches, envelopes, letters, botanical specimens, a loose bookplate, and four samples of dog hair. Entries by identified and unidentified contributors include: - Musical score, 'Mazurka Sentimentale' - Sissie Carter, excerpt from 'The rape of the lock' [canto II, lines 13-18], by Alexander Pope - Edith Paton, watercolour depicting a winter landscape - Thomas Yeatman, Paris, 23 July 1888, excerpt from 'The Ancient Mariner' by Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Leonie Yeatman, Paris, 21 July 1888, poetic entry in French - Lydia Otto from Elberfeld, dated Paris, 16 June 1888, poetic entry in German - Musical score 'Concerto' by Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Paris, 12 July 1888 - A Burnard, ink drawing depicting female subject holding a tennis racquet - Pencil landscape drawing after Jacques Alfred Brielman - Botanical specimens mounted on page - "Ivy from the Bridge Mount Henley" - Queenie Russell, poetic excerpt from 'She walks in beauty' by Lord Byron - L Battersbee, poetic excerpt by Martin Tupper - Botanical specimens from Pompeii and the Roman Forum - Poetic entry dated 15 February 1892 on the RMS 'Doric' - Alice Gibbs, 1 March 1889, watercolour sketch of stork-like bird in lake with plants - Musical score for voice and piano, 'You ask me why I love', by Lawrence Kellie, dated RMS 'Gothic', 26 August 1894 - Printed card "RMS Gothic" with autograph signatures - "Left London Feb 21 1895 Arrived Wellington April 7th 1895" - Page of autograph signatures, including: A H Turnbull, W L Buller, Walter Turnbull, A Turnbull, Robert T Turnbull, and others - Lilian Court, Paris 24 June 1888 - Walter L Simpson, musical score 'Art thou weary' - Drawing in ink and Chinese white, depicting three storks standing in a body of water, 1 January 1890 - A J Simpson - poetic entry by Alfred Lord Tennyson - Edith A Gibbs - poetic entry, 1888, from 'Daffodils' by William Wordsworth - Mabel Gault, Paris 1888, poetic entry - Agnes P Thorburn, 17 August 1889 - poetic entry with painted flower ornament - Ink drawing, ' High Street, Droitwich, 1891' - Nellie Wyld, 24 July 1888, musical score, 'Polonaise de Chopin' - Watercolour landscape and botanical illustration, "Pelorus S[oun]d 1891" - Jean B Virgal[?], 'SS Doric', 27 February 1892 - Seascape in watercolour and Chinese white, 1892 - Page of signatures of passengers on the RMS 'Ionic', including Leigh Wood - James Leigh Wood, 1 August 1897, poetic entry - E A Adams, 11 November 1891, pencil sketch of frogs holding toadstools as umbrellas - Winifred Adams, watercolour of birds - Poetic entry of excerpt from Jeremy Taylor - Charles Alfred Cooper, Newlandburn, 3 October 1889, poetic entry - Pencil drawing 'Table Bay - Cape Town' Loose items originally laid in the album include: - Watercolour drawing of frogs holding umbrellas, hanging on a washing line, and playing guitar, initialed "E.P." - Card with printed 'R.M.S. Ionic' and autograph signatures of passengers, including "Joanna E. Turnbull", and "L[eigh] W[ood]". - Envelopes of letters addressed to Joanna Turnbull in England and France by Robert Turnbull, with original decorative drawings and embellishments - Invitation with guest list, 29 July 1897, "R.M.S. Ionic", including the signature of Leigh Wood, and "Miss Turnbull" among the list of guests - Printed concert programme, "RMS Gothic", 1 April 1895, including performance of a duet by Turnbull - Charles Alfred Cooper, clipped portrait, two letters dated 21 August 1897 and 18 September 1897, and an envelope addressed to Turnbull at the Panmure Arms Hotel, Edzell, postmarked 18 September 1897 - Four botanical specimens of 'Leontopodium nivale', edelweiss, mounted on blue paper, with ownership inscription "J. Turnbull" verso - 'Evening Post Extra', 1 November 1894, conveying news of the wreck of the 'Wairarapa', annotated by Alexander Turnbull - Bookplate of the bibliophile Thomas James Wise. Title supplied by Library Quantity: 1 volume(s) Bound volume and 20 separated loose items. Physical Description: Volume, 105 leaves, black full-leather binding, all edges gilt, 18.5 cm, with blue binder's label ('Ancne Mon Martinet, 172. Rue de Rivoli'); enclosed in red silk lined, white linen cover with blue cross-stitch embroidery and red and blue tassled edge decorations. Autograph album with original enclosures, including printed programmes, sketches, letters, envelopes, bookplate, and pressed botanical specimens.