Watercolours and drawings recording Henry Byam Martin's sojourn in North America from September 1832 to June 1833.. Works by Henry Byam Martin. He landed in New York, travelled via the Hudson River and Erie Canal to Niagara Falls, then proceeded to Toronto, Kingston, Montréal, Ottawa and Québec City. From Québec he returned to New York, and the travelled to Baltimore, Washington, Richmond, Charleston, South Carolina, Alabama, and then to New Orleans. He returned up the Mississippi River via Memphis, Cincinnati and Pittsburgh to Philadelphia and then embarked at New York to return to England. Many important subjects including methods of transport, The Slave Trade, and the Southern Secessionist Convention of 1833 are included in the watercolours.., The collection is also important for its depiction of costume, particularly American, and for its commentary on the American manners and customs.., Four other albums of Byam Martin's life and career were examined, but these ones, of Polynesia, Europe, the Middle East and elsewhere have subsequently been sold.., A portrait of Henry Byam Martin and Thomas Byam Martin are on deposit in the Division., To be described online at the item-level., Drawings include 39 sepia over pencil; 7 blue & gray wash over pencil; 24 pen & ink over pencil.