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Title Sketchbook Diary of Philip Kearney Dumaresq Jr.
Reference L582
Library Boston Athenaeum
Collection Dumaresq Family Papers, 1845 - 1929
Date c.1883-c.1884
Description Contains 20 botanical studies in pencil, 6 drawings of ships, and one pen and ink drawing. Some of the subjects and scenes appear to be Asian and were possibly executed at sea and abroad.
Document Type Journal, Manuscript, Scrapbook
Theme(s) Travel and Tourism; Education
Keywords plants, flora and fauna, ship, mill, vessel, sketch, drawing, script, birds, flowers, landscape, handwriting
Countries USA; China
Additional Information Philip Kearney Dumaresq Jr. was born in Boston in 1870 to Philip Kearney Dumaresq and his wife Sophie. Philip Jr.'s sisters were born abroad in China and Japan, suggesting that from an early age he travelled regularly with his parents.
Copyright Boston Athenaeum