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The Clerk family album: watercolours by Jemima Blackburn, 1833-57


7 Portraits in set

An album including drawings and watercolours that chronicle family life in the nineteenth century, realised in a charming style. The artist was a niece of Sir George Clerk, Bt. It is of most interest for the watercolours of Peel, Kean and Rogers. The album was acquired from the family by descent in 1935.

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Sir John Shelley, 6th Bt, by Jemima Blackburn (née Wedderburn) - NPG 2772(29b)

Sir John Shelley, 6th Bt

by Jemima Blackburn (née Wedderburn)
watercolour, 1833-1857
NPG 2772(29b)

Breakfast at Mr Rogers, by Jemima Blackburn (née Wedderburn) - NPG 2772(28b)

Breakfast at Mr Rogers

by Jemima Blackburn (née Wedderburn)
watercolour, 1833-1857
NPG 2772(28b)

Charles John Kean, by Jemima Blackburn (née Wedderburn) - NPG 2772(33a)

Charles John Kean

by Jemima Blackburn (née Wedderburn)
watercolour, 1833-1857
NPG 2772(33a)

Charles John Kean, by Jemima Blackburn (née Wedderburn) - NPG 2772(33b)

Charles John Kean

by Jemima Blackburn (née Wedderburn)
watercolour, 1833-1857
NPG 2772(33b)

Henri Adolphe Franconi, by Jemima Blackburn (née Wedderburn) - NPG 2772(31b)

Henri Adolphe Franconi

by Jemima Blackburn (née Wedderburn)
watercolour, 1844
NPG 2772(31b)

A Rehearsal, by Jemima Blackburn (née Wedderburn) - NPG 2772(56b)

A Rehearsal

by Jemima Blackburn (née Wedderburn)
watercolour, 1844
NPG 2772(56b)