Folder 1 Carleton, Alfred (1791-1875). [Image of an annotated ship with key]; Pen, ink and watercolor. (16 x 12 ¾ in) (41 x 32 ½ cm). ca. 1808. [No old number] Enlarge
Image featuring an annotated ship with three masts, four flags and an elongated wind socket in the wind. The ship is painted yellow and black with red windows and railing. The rear of the ship features a highly decorated exterior with numerous windows and colors. Most of the ship is numbered; above the ship is an elaborate key.
Folder 2 Carleton, Alfred (1791-1875). [Image of several buildings on a canal]; Watercolor and ink. (16 ½ x 13 1/8 in) (42 x 33 ½ cm). ca. 1805. [No old number] Enlarge
Circular image decorated with leaves and buds. Inside the circle is an imagined scene of several buildings with arched windows and doorways. Central in the image is a three-story building with a red roof and a green façade; there is a stairway descending to the canal where a man is on a canal boat. On the third floor of the building are numerous people. An additional three-story building, perpendicular to the first, has a white exterior, flat roof and a similar descending staircase. Numerous other canal boats dot the water.
Folder 3 Carleton, Alfred (1791-1875). [Image of palace, people and green tiled structure]; Watercolor and ink. (16 x 13 ½ in) (41 x 34 cm). ca. 1805. [No old number] Enlarge
Circular image decorated with leaves and pink flowers. Inside the circle is an imagined scene of numerous people in a field; one of the men is possibly a Catholic cleric. To the right of the scene is a building, possibly a palace with long blue and white columns and decorated archways. The palace also has Maltese crosses, Chinese frets and Saracinic windows. In the background is an umbrella pine. To the left is a building with a green tiled exterior and decorated doorways. Note: the image is signed at the bottom of the circle: “Alfred Carleton.”
Folder 4 Carleton, Alfred (1791-1875). [Image of the interior of a palace]; Watercolor and ink. (13 ½ x 16 in) (34 x 41 cm). ca. 1805. [No old number] Enlarge
Circular image decorated with yellow and pink buds of the interior of a palace. Central in the image is an imagined scene of an archway with marbled pillars. Above the archway is a yellow façade with decorated beams and windows. Visible on both sides of the archway are statues, one of Father Time, the other of a woman holding a bird and olive branch. In the archway are numerous people, some playing instruments, some on stick horses, some on barrels and others dancing.
Folder 5 Carleton, Alfred (1791-1875). [Image of the exterior of a palace with towers]; Watercolor and ink. (16 ¼ x 13 1/8 in) (41 ½ x 33 ½ cm). August 1, 1805. [No old number] Enlarge
Circular image decorated with pink and blue buds and green leaves. Inside the circle is an imagined scene of a pink-colored palace with two towers; the towers are blue, gold and pink. In the background are numerous buildings, one with a steeple. At the base of the palace are men and women in medieval clothing in a quad area who appear to be performing. In the open windows of the palace are many people watching the scene below from balconies with railings. Image is signed beneath the circle, “Alfred Carleton. August 1st 1805.”