The illustrations are mainly, but not exclusively, heraldic in nature.
They are rough and unfinished,
but have a certain charm.I had decided that it was the work of a male, but then I came across these
with full and detailed descriptions of the fabrics and styles a couple of pages further on.
I love these sketches.
Several sheets of this headed notepaper were tucked into the book, most with little sketches on the reverse. I wonder whether this was the father to H. L. Atkinson. So far my dabbles into research have produced nothing of any great interest. Except for this
It is an interesting little collection - and one of these days I will knuckle down and start exploring the internet and records to see what I can find out about these two people.
I love handwritten, and painted, treasures like this. They were an added bonus which I delight in looking through every now and then.