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CRIMEAN SKETCHBOOK

An album of watercolours dedicated in the fly leaf
‘(?H) E. Adair from A. W. Adair June 13th 1855’
and inscribed:

‘The following sketches were taken in / or on the way to, Turkey and / THE CRIMEA / by Lieut. Alex William Adair / 1st Batt. Coldstream Guards / A.W. Adair left England in the ‘Alma’ Transport, on the 12th / April 1855 – arrived at the Crimea 30th April 1855. / Embarked from the Crimea 4th June 1856 and arrived at / Portsmouth, in HMS Agamemnon on the 28th June 1856’.

Album size: 16.5×13 inches