We are pleased to announce two recent additions to ExploreUK.
Samuel Perkins Gilmore prints, 1718-1935
Samuel Perkins Gilmore was born in Somerset, Kentucky on February
26, 1868. He received his public school education in Somerset and began
practicing as a dermatologist in San Francisco in 1891. He moved to New
York in the early twentieth century and lived there till his death in
1948. During his nearly fifty years of practice in New York City, he
treated many Hollywood and Broadway actresses, and often traveled to
Europe. He remained fond of his hometown of Somerset and upon his death,
left his collection to the Somerset Board of Education.
Collection consists of 674 photographs, etchings and engravings
of prominent literary, artistic, military and political figures,
primarily representative of nineteenth century European and American
Méthode raisonée pour apprendre la musique d’une façon plus claire et plus précise à laquelle on joint l’étendue et les cadences de la flute traversière, l’étendue du violon, du pardessus de viole, de la vielle et de la musette : leur accord, quelques observations sur la touche desdits instruments et des leçons simples, mesurées et variées, suivies d’un recueil d’airs en duo, faciles et connus pour la plus part. Ouvrage fait pout la comodité des maîtres et l’utilité des ecoliers. (1755)
Musical score in three parts: Second livre ou recueil d’airs en
duo ; Troisième recueil d’airs en duo ; and Recueils d’airs avec
accompagnement de flute ou violon ou pardessus de viole.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
We recently received two vibrant, original watercolors drawn by the art editor of the 1925 UK yearbook, Lucile Bush.
Image 1 was printed in color on page 12 of the yearbook
Image 2 was printed in color on page 89 of the yearbook
Lucile's senior photo looked like this (on page 27 of the yearbook):
Four of her other color illustrations also graced the 1925 yearbook:
The donation of the watercolors was made in memory of Lucile Bush's first cousin, Nancye Bush Trimble Hodson Pettus, to whom Lucile gave the watercolors as a gift.