Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882

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English illustrator.

From the description of If it were your friend what advice would you give me? : Pencil sketch, 1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122585750

From the description of Drawing, 1850? (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367388596

From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Charles Dickens, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 747716414

English painter and illustrator.

From the description of Letter : to Fred[erick] J. Follett, 1865 Nov. 17. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122692654

English illustrator, known especially for his illustrations of Charles Dickens's novels under the name of "Phiz."

From the description of Items, [ca. 1845] (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 173203794

Hablot Knight Browne was an English artist, best known as "Phiz," the illustrator of Charles Dickens' works. Born in Lambeth, he was apprenticed to an engraver, but was unsuited to the trade; after winning a prize for a portrait, he bought out his apprenticeship and sought a career as an artist. He met Charles Dickens in 1836, and took over as illustrator of The Pickwick Papers, eventually illustrating ten of Dickens' novels, as well as numerous works by other prominent writers.

From the description of H.K. Browne letter to My Dear Fennell, circa 1860? (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 227389168

English illustrator who illustrated many of Charles Dickens' novels.

From the description of Mr. Wickfield and his partner wait upon my aunt, ca. 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367388637

Epithet: artist and illustrator; pseudonym Phiz

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000472.0x0002cb

Hablot Knight Browne, called "Phiz" London 1815-1882 Hove, West Sussex.

From the description of Charles Dickens's "David Copperfield": Steerforth and Mr. Mell [printing plate]. 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906545

From the description of Charles Dickens's "David Copperfield": Frontispiece with young girl looking through a window [printing plate]. 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906546

From the description of Charles Dickens's "David Copperfield": Mr. Micawber delivers some Valedictory remarks [printing plate]. 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906548

From the description of Charles Dickens's "David Copperfield": Title page [printing plate]. 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906547

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Letters of Charles Dickens, 1837-1869. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Field, William B. Osgood,. William B. Osgood Field collection of printing plates and blocks, 1814-1857. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882. Autograph letters signed (3) : London, to Robert Cole, 1845 Aug. 28, 1866 July 16 and "Wednesday" [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882. Alexander Dobbs, his wooing-wanderings, and wonderful adventures. A pictorial-sensational romance by Phiz : manuscript, ca. 1863. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882. Autograph letter signed : to F.E. Smedley, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882. Charles Dickens's "David Copperfield": Title page [printing plate]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882. Drawing, 1850? American Primers
creatorOf Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882. H.K. Browne letter to My Dear Fennell, circa 1860? Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882. Charles Dickens's "David Copperfield": Steerforth and Mr. Mell [printing plate]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Blanche Paxton album on William Makepeace Thackeray, 1836-1868 and undated. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882. Mr. Wickfield and his partner wait upon my aunt, ca. 1850. American Primers
creatorOf Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Letters, 1853-1890 and undated. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Charles Dickens collection of papers, [1833]-[1975] bulk ([1833]-1909). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Parrish, Morris Longstreth, 1867-1944,. Morris L. Parrish collection of Victorian novelists, 1806-1958 (bulk 1830s-1930s). Princeton University Library
referencedIn European children's collection, 1822-1915 (bulk 1879-1888). Princeton University Library
creatorOf Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882. Letter : to Fred[erick] J. Follett, 1865 Nov. 17. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882. Autograph letter signed : to F.E. Smedley, 1851 Mar. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882. Charles Dickens's "David Copperfield": Mr. Micawber delivers some Valedictory remarks [printing plate]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Plates of illustrations for R. S. Surtees books published by Bradbury and Evans / Bradbury, Agnew and Co., 1853-1892 British Library
creatorOf Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.] to Stephen Pearce, 1846 Sept. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882. Letter, 1841 June 1, London, to Messrs. Stiles & Pattman. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882. Mr. Mantalini poisons himself for the seventh time [art original] / [by "Phiz"]. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882. Autograph letter signed : to F.E. Smedley, 1851 Sept. 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.] to Stephen Pearce, 1846 Oct. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Mayhew, Horace, 1816-1872. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to [Hablot K. Browne], [1835]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882. Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Charles Dickens, undated. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Lemon, Mark, 1809-1870. Correspondence, 1847-1888. Kent State University
creatorOf Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882. Autograph letter signed : Hove, West Brighton, to C.A. Ross, 1881 Feb. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Charles Dickens collection of papers, 1833]-[1975, 1833-1909 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Black Stone Press : papers and ephemera, 1974-1996 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Andrieu, J., 1816-after 1876. Stereograph Collection. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882,. cRestoration of mutual confidence between Mr. and Mrs. Micawber [graphic] / Phiz. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882,. I am hospitably received by Mr. Peggotty [graphic] / Phiz. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Chapman and Hall. Receipts : for payment to various authors and artists : manuscript, 1836-1843. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Leech, John, 1817-1864. [Robert and Barbara Scheibel print collection] California State University, Northridge
creatorOf Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882. Mr. Pinch and Ruth unconscious of a visitor [art original] / [by "Phiz"]. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Koch, Peter Rutledge. Black Stone Press and Peter Koch, Printer : broadsides and ephemera, 1974-2010. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882. Items, [ca. 1845] Cornell University Library
creatorOf Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882,. Our pew at church [graphic] / Phiz. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882. If it were your friend what advice would you give me? : Pencil sketch, 1864. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn William B. Osgood Field collection of printing plates and blocks, 1814-1857. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882. Autograph, [ca. 1842-1882?]. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882,. Engravings from the works of Dickens, by George Cruikshank, Phiz [pseud.] Robert Seymour, Marcus Stone and others. San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
creatorOf Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882. Charles Dickens's "David Copperfield": Frontispiece with young girl looking through a window [printing plate]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Robert B. Honeyman, Jr. Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material Bancroft Library
referencedIn Lever, Charles James, 1806-1872. Autograph letter signed : Carlsruhe, to an unidentified recipient, 1846 Jan. 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Chapman and Hall. corporateBody
associatedWith Cole, Robert. person
associatedWith Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 person
associatedWith Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. person
associatedWith Fennell, C. A. M. (Charles Augustus Maude), d. 1916, person
associatedWith Field, William B. Osgood, person
associatedWith Follett, Frederick J. person
associatedWith Forster, John, 1812-1876. person
associatedWith Honeyman, Robert B. person
associatedWith James F. Drake, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Koch, Frederick R. (Frederick Robinson), person
associatedWith Koch, Peter. person
associatedWith Koch, Peter Rutledge. person
associatedWith Lemon, Mark, 1809-1870. person
associatedWith Lever, Charles James, 1806-1872. person
associatedWith Maclise, Daniel, 1806-1870 person
associatedWith Mayhew, Horace, 1816-1872. person
associatedWith Parrish, Morris Longstreth, 1867-1944, person
associatedWith Paxton, Blanche, former owner. person
associatedWith Pearce, Stephen, person
associatedWith Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 person
associatedWith Prescott, Marjorie Wiggin, 1893-1980, person
associatedWith Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915- person
associatedWith Ross, C. A., person
associatedWith Smedley, F. E., person
associatedWith Trollope, Anthony, 1815-1882. person
associatedWith Wiggin, Albert H. (Albert Henry), b. 1868, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Great Britain
Rent--England
England
England
England
England
England
Subject
Printing plates--19th century--Specimens
Micawber, Mr. (Fictitious character)
Prints--19th century--Specimens
Landlord and tenant
Illustrators--History--Sources
English literature--19th century
Copperfield, David (Fictitious character)
Illustrators--19th century--Correspondence
Peggotty, Daniel (Fictitious character)
Courtship--Fiction
Occupation
Artists
Illustrator
Illustrators--England
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Birth 1815-07-12

Death 1882-07-08

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