Selections from a sketchbook created between September of 1829 and October of 1830 by Mary Ellen Best who lived in England. Part of the upcoming British and European Art auction at Bonhams. These images taken from the websites of Bonhams and lotsearch.net.

image
“Anthony, Frank and Caroline sledging on the ice, accompanied by the family dog, 30 December 1844.” English. Watercolor with traces of pencil. Dated “December 30.1844” on the lower left. Image © Bonhams and lotsearch.net. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.net/lot/anthony-frank-and-caroline-sledging-on-the-ice-accompanied-by-the-49657076?utm_source=auction-newsletter-email&utm_medium=em
image (2)
“Cottagers at Tea.” No date. British. Watercolor with traces of pencil. Image © Bonhams and lotsearch.net. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.net/auction-catalogues/british-and-european-art-142602?utm_source=auction-newsletter-email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Auktionsnewsletter&utm_content=Email:%20Auktionsnewsletter&page=1
image (1)
“In the hotel, the Heeren-logement, at Leyden, August 1838.” ca. 1838. British. Watercolor heightened with white over traces of pencil. Image © Bonhams and lotsearch.net. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.net/lot/in-the-hotel-the-heeren-logement-at-leyden-august-1838-watercolour-49657079?utm_source=auction-newsletter-email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Auktionsnewsletter&utm_content=Email:%20Auktionsnewsletter&page=1