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Background imageSketch Book Collection: Procavia capensis (Rock hyrax or dassie), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Procavia capensis (Rock hyrax or dassie), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Procavia capensis (Rock hyrax or dassie), 1777-1786

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Self-portrait etching at a window, 1648. Creator: Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn

Self-portrait etching at a window, 1648. Creator: Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn
Self-portrait etching at a window, 1648

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Graphiurus ocularis (Spectacled dormouse), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Graphiurus ocularis (Spectacled dormouse), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Graphiurus ocularis (Spectacled dormouse), 1777-1786

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Church towers and tracery, 1822-1893. Creator: Willem Troost II

Church towers and tracery, 1822-1893. Creator: Willem Troost II
Church towers and tracery, 1822-1893

Background imageSketch Book Collection: View of Taranto's fortifications, 1778. Creator: Louis Ducros

View of Taranto's fortifications, 1778. Creator: Louis Ducros
View of Taranto's fortifications, 1778. Drawing from the album Voyage to Italy, Sicily and Malta

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Pilast filling and two parts of pilasters, c.1835-c.1860. Creator: Workshop of Franz Jakob Kreuter

Pilast filling and two parts of pilasters, c.1835-c.1860. Creator: Workshop of Franz Jakob Kreuter
Pilast filling and two parts of pilasters, c.1835-c.1860

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Amaurornis flavirostra (Black crake), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Amaurornis flavirostra (Black crake), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Amaurornis flavirostra (Black crake), 1777-1786

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Dendropicos fuscescens (Cardinal woodpecker)and Estrilda astrild (Common waxbill), 1777-1786

Dendropicos fuscescens (Cardinal woodpecker)and Estrilda astrild (Common waxbill), 1777-1786

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Oreotragus oreotragus (Klipspringer), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Oreotragus oreotragus (Klipspringer), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Oreotragus oreotragus (Klipspringer), 1777-1786. Klipspringer (Oreotragus Oreotragus), the ram, on a mountain plateau; with Rhenish (Rijnlandse) scale

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Title page: 'Emblematical Figures, Representations and Etc. to Please the Eye', 1826-1827

Title page: "Emblematical Figures, Representations and Etc. to Please the Eye", 1826-1827. The Pen, an instrument tho small, Is of great use, and benefit to all'

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Standing girl in traditional costume, 1868-1933. Creator: Jan Hoynck van Papendrecht

Standing girl in traditional costume, 1868-1933. Creator: Jan Hoynck van Papendrecht
Standing girl in traditional costume, 1868-1933

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Portrait of Helion de Lucay, 1855. Creator: Chantal de Lucay

Portrait of Helion de Lucay, 1855. Creator: Chantal de Lucay
Portrait of Helion de Lucay, 1855

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Portrait of Helion de Lucay, 1853. Creator: Chantal de Lucay

Portrait of Helion de Lucay, 1853. Creator: Chantal de Lucay
Portrait of Helion de Lucay, 1853. De Lucay sitting on a chair with book in hand

Background imageSketch Book Collection: The Prince of Wales in the Terai: Shooting a Bear...1876. Creator: Unknown

The Prince of Wales in the Terai: Shooting a Bear...1876. Creator: Unknown
The Prince of Wales in the Terai: Shooting a Bear, from a sketch by one of our special artists, 1876. The future King Edward VII in India

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Triumphal chariot for Santa Rosalia, 1778. Creator: Louis Ducros

Triumphal chariot for Santa Rosalia, 1778. Creator: Louis Ducros
Triumphal chariot for Santa Rosalia, 1778. Possibly a procession in Palermo for the saint's feast day on on 15 July. Drawing from the album Voyage to Italy, Sicily and Malta

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Kadi of the Islamic slaves in Malta, 1778. Creator: Louis Ducros

Kadi of the Islamic slaves in Malta, 1778. Creator: Louis Ducros
Kadi of the Islamic slaves in Malta, 1778. Kadi (Islamic judge) smoking a pipe. Drawing from the album Voyage to Italy, Sicily and Malta

Background imageSketch Book Collection: View of the coast at Taormina with lava stream, 1778. Creator: Louis Ducros

View of the coast at Taormina with lava stream, 1778. Creator: Louis Ducros
View of the coast at Taormina with lava stream, 1778. First time the travel group sees Lava when they sail past the coast of the Catania region at Taormina, according to the inscription

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Faraglioni rocks off the Capri coast, 1778. Creator: Louis Ducros

Faraglioni rocks off the Capri coast, 1778. Creator: Louis Ducros
Faraglioni rocks off the Capri coast, 1778. Including the so-called Scopolo rock. Drawing from the album Voyage to Italy, Sicily and Malta

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Egyptian obelisk on square in front of Catania Cathedral, 1778. Creator: Louis Ducros

Egyptian obelisk on square in front of Catania Cathedral, 1778. Creator: Louis Ducros
Egyptian obelisk on square in front of Catania Cathedral, 1778. Drawing from the album Voyage to Italy, Sicily and Malta

Background imageSketch Book Collection: View of Trani located on the coast, 1778. Creator: Louis Ducros

View of Trani located on the coast, 1778. Creator: Louis Ducros
View of Trani located on the coast, 1778. Drawing from the album Voyage to Italy, Sicily and Malta

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Salt mill at the harbor of Trapani, 1778. Creator: Louis Ducros

Salt mill at the harbor of Trapani, 1778. Creator: Louis Ducros
Salt mill at the harbor of Trapani, 1778. Drawing from the album Voyage to Italy, Sicily and Malta

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Son of Captain Erié with violin, 1778. Creator: Louis Ducros

Son of Captain Erié with violin, 1778. Creator: Louis Ducros
Son of Captain Erie with violin, 1778. Drawing from the album Voyage to Italy, Sicily and Malta

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Side view of the Temple of Concordia within the walls of Ancient Agrigento, 1778

Side view of the Temple of Concordia within the walls of Ancient Agrigento, 1778. Creator: Louis Ducros
Side view of the Temple of Concordia within the walls of Ancient Agrigento, 1778. Drawing from the album Voyage to Italy, Sicily and Malta

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Study sheet with plants and water birds, 1806. Creator: Josephus Augustus Knip

Study sheet with plants and water birds, 1806. Creator: Josephus Augustus Knip
Study sheet with plants and water birds, 1806

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Study sheet with Italian farmers and peasant women, 1787-1847. Creator: Josephus Augustus Knip

Study sheet with Italian farmers and peasant women, 1787-1847. Creator: Josephus Augustus Knip
Study sheet with Italian farmers and peasant women, 1787-1847

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Bathyergus janetta (Namaqua dune mole-rat), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Bathyergus janetta (Namaqua dune mole-rat), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Bathyergus janetta (Namaqua dune mole-rat), 1777-1786

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Rhabdomys pumilio (Four-striped grass mouse), in or after c.1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Rhabdomys pumilio (Four-striped grass mouse), in or after c.1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Rhabdomys pumilio (Four-striped grass mouse), in or after c.1786

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Xerus inauris (Cape ground squirrel), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Xerus inauris (Cape ground squirrel), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Xerus inauris (Cape ground squirrel), 1777-1786

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Bathyergus suillus (Cape dune mole-rat), 1777. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Bathyergus suillus (Cape dune mole-rat), 1777. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Bathyergus suillus (Cape dune mole-rat), 1777

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Bathyergus suillus (Cape dune mole-rat), 1778. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Bathyergus suillus (Cape dune mole-rat), 1778. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Bathyergus suillus (Cape dune mole-rat), 1778

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Orycteropus afer (Aardvark), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Orycteropus afer (Aardvark), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Orycteropus afer (Aardvark), 1777-1786

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Phacochoerus aethiopicus aethiopicus (Cape warthog), c.1778. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Phacochoerus aethiopicus aethiopicus (Cape warthog), c.1778. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Phacochoerus aethiopicus aethiopicus (Cape warthog), c.1778

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Phacochoerus aethiopicus aethiopicus (Cape warthog), 1778. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Phacochoerus aethiopicus aethiopicus (Cape warthog), 1778. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Phacochoerus aethiopicus aethiopicus (Cape warthog), 1778

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Phacochoerus aethiopicus aethiopicus (Cape warthog; female), c.1778-1779

Phacochoerus aethiopicus aethiopicus (Cape warthog; female), c.1778-1779. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Phacochoerus aethiopicus aethiopicus (Cape warthog; female), c.1778-1779

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Diceros bicornis bicornis (Rhinoceros), organs, in or after 1778. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Diceros bicornis bicornis (Rhinoceros), organs, in or after 1778. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Diceros bicornis bicornis (Rhinoceros), organs, in or after 1778

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Diceros bicornis (Black Rhinoceros), in or after 1778. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Diceros bicornis (Black Rhinoceros), in or after 1778. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Diceros bicornis (Black Rhinoceros), in or after 1778

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Diceros bicornis bicornis (Black rhinoceros; male), in or after 1778. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Diceros bicornis bicornis (Black rhinoceros; male), in or after 1778. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Diceros bicornis bicornis (Black rhinoceros; male), in or after 1778

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Hippopotamus amphibius foetus (Hippopotamus), 1777. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Hippopotamus amphibius foetus (Hippopotamus), 1777. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Hippopotamus amphibius foetus (Hippopotamus), 1777

Background imageSketch Book Collection: View of the Augrabies Falls on the Orange River, 1778-1779. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

View of the Augrabies Falls on the Orange River, 1778-1779. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
View of the Augrabies Falls on the Orange River, 1778-1779

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Upper and lower jaws of an Hippopotamus amphibius (Hippopotamus), c.1777-1778

Upper and lower jaws of an Hippopotamus amphibius (Hippopotamus), c.1777-1778. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Upper and lower jaws of an Hippopotamus amphibius (Hippopotamus), c.1777-1778

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Hippopotamus amphibius capensis (Hippopotamus; female), 1778. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Hippopotamus amphibius capensis (Hippopotamus; female), 1778. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Hippopotamus amphibius capensis (Hippopotamus; female), 1778

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Hippopotamus amphibius capensis (Hippopotamus), c.1777. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Hippopotamus amphibius capensis (Hippopotamus), c.1777. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Hippopotamus amphibius capensis (Hippopotamus), c.1777

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Copies after San rock-paintings of an ox, a baboon, and a man, 1777. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Copies after San rock-paintings of an ox, a baboon, and a man, 1777. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Copies after San rock-paintings of an ox, a baboon, and a man, 1777

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Copies after San rock-paintings of two animals, 1777. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Copies after San rock-paintings of two animals, 1777. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Copies after San rock-paintings of two animals, 1777

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Copies of San rock paintings depicting creatures, 1777. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Copies of San rock paintings depicting creatures, 1777. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Copies of San rock paintings depicting creatures, 1777

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Standing woman, seen from behind, 1633-1687. Creator: Gillis Neyts

Standing woman, seen from behind, 1633-1687. Creator: Gillis Neyts
Standing woman, seen from behind, 1633-1687

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Equus quagga burchelli (Burchell's Zebra), 1790. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Equus quagga burchelli (Burchell's Zebra), 1790. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Equus quagga burchelli (Burchell's Zebra), 1790

Background imageSketch Book Collection: Equus zebra (Mountain zebra), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Equus zebra (Mountain zebra), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Equus zebra (Mountain zebra), 1777-1786. Cape Bergzebra (Equus Zebra Zebra); with Rhenish (Rijnlandse) scale



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