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Swiss-American Sketch book, 1855-1856. Attributed to Auguste Burnand.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1975.005

Scope and Contents

Sketch book attributed to Auguste Burnand. Pencil sketches of Knoxville and local Swiss-American scenes, 1855-1856, Includes drawings of: Tennessee School for the Deaf / Old City Hall; Chavannes house; Dickinson (Dickenson) house; Sterchi farm; Rev. Martin house; Esperandieu house; Mr. Wallace house. Sketch book also contains drawings of rail /log making; barn raising; corn shucking; night hunting in Tennessee. Also added (from item found in McClung Collection’s Photofile): loose sketch “Les Verger pres Knoxville, Tenn.” (1850).

Dates

  • 1855-1856

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

1 folder

Title
Swiss-American Sketch book, 1855-1856. Attributed to Auguste Burnand.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

Contact:
601 S Gay Street
3rd floor
Knoxville Tennessee 37902 United States
865.215.8814