Leech, John, 1817-1864

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Epithet: humorous artist and illustrator

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x000265

English illustrator.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Horace Mayhew, "Monday". (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 747712741

British illustrator.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Ennis, to [C. Cave?], 1860 Oct. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 757401360

The British artist John Leech began his career as an illustrator and caricaturist around 1835. From 1841 he was a cartoonist for Punch and contributed to numerous illustrated periodicals. He also illustrated books.

From the description of Letters and sketches, 1835-1864. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79696918

English artist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Broadstairs, Kent, to John Scott, 1852 Oct. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270595570

From the description of Autograph letter signed [the closing only] : [n.p.], to the Reverend S. Reynolds Hole, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270597336

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referencedIn Blanche Paxton album on William Makepeace Thackeray, 1836-1868 and undated. Houghton Library
creatorOf Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Autograph manuscript playbill : [Liverpool], [1847 July]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Ohio State University. Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum. John Leech 1817-1864 biographical file. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Forster, John, 1812-1876. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to John Leech, 1848 Mar. 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Brooks, Shirley, 1815-1874. John Leech scrapbook : manuscript, 1867. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Leech, John, 1817-1864. Autograph letter signed : London, to Messrs. Bradbury and Evans, 1854 Jan. 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Johnston, Clement Dixon, 1895-1979,. Papers collected by Clement Dixon Johnston [manuscript], 1683-1943. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Crawhall, Joseph, 1821-1896. Joseph Crawhall album : London, assembled 1890. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878. Bentley's miscellany. Michigan State University Libraries, Main Library
creatorOf Leech, John, 1817-1864. Autograph letter signed : London, probably to an M.P., [1863]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Leech, John, 1817-1864. Autograph letter signed [the closing only] : [n.p.], to the Reverend S. Reynolds Hole, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Autograph letter signed : London, to Wilkie Collins, 1862 Sept. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882. Dickens letters and manuscripts in the D. Jacques Benoliel and the William M. Elkins Collections, at The Free Library of Philadelphia. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Leech, John, 1817-1864. Letter : to "Dear Sir", 1859 Nov. 16. University of Rhode Island Library, Kingston, University Library
referencedIn Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Autograph letter signed with initials : Winterbourne, to the publisher, F.M. Evans, 1849 Sept. 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Leech, John, 1817-1864. Wood blocks for an unidentified publication. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Leech, John, 1817-1864. Wood blocks for The month: a view of passing subjects. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Leech, John, 1817-1864. [Wood block for an unidentified publication] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Silvy, Camille-Léon-Louis, 1834-1910. Camille-Léon-Louis Silvy Collection. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Collins, Charles Allston, 1828-1873. Autograph letter signed with initials : Geneva, to his mother, Harriet Collins, 1864 Nov. 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn William Makepeace Thackeray collection of papers, 1828]-1937, 1829-1864 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Field, William B. Osgood,. William B. Osgood Field collection of printing plates and blocks, 1814-1857. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Autograph letter signed : London, to Mary Boyle, 1850 Sept. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Leech, John, 1817-1864. Autograph letter signed : Ennis, to [C. Cave?], 1860 Oct. 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Ingoldsby, Thomas, 1788-1845. Richard Harris Barham collection of papers, [1798?]-1930 bulk ([1827?]-1845). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Charles Dickens collection of papers, [1833]-[1975] bulk ([1833]-1909). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Leech, John, 1817-1864. Autograph letter signed : London, to "My dear Denton", [1841]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf CHARNWOOD AUTOGRAPHS. Vol. IV. Artistic, dramatic and scientific autogaphs, etc.; circa 16th-20th cent. Included are Sir Christopher Wren, Sir Godfrey Kneller, William Hogarth, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Joseph Wright of Derby, William Blake, David Cox, Si..., approximately 16th century-20th century British Library
creatorOf Hood, Thomas, 1799-1845. Letter : Camberwill, to John Leech, undated. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Brooks, Shirley, 1815-1874. Diary : manuscript, 1864. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Leech, John, 1817-1864. Autograph letter signed : London, to "My dear Boyle", 1862 May 5. 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.
creatorOf MILLAR BEQUEST. Vols. XC, XCI. Autograph collection, 1689-1937 British Library
referencedIn Vol. LIV ( ff. 333 ). 14 Feb. 1837-19 Nov. 1840.Richard Bentley, publisher (I): Agreements with authors and others: 1829-1871.: Mostly signed.includes:ff. 1-2 (signed), 3 (draft) Captain Sir John Ross, RN: Agreements with R. Bentley: 1837-1838.ff.... British Library
creatorOf Leech, John, 1817-1864. Autograph letter signed : Scarborough, Yorks., to "My dear Morris", 1856 Aug. 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, L, 1641-1976. Houghton Library
creatorOf Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Autograph letter signed : Broadstairs, to Mark Lemon, 1847 Sept. 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Leech, John, 1817-1864. Letters and sketches, 1835-1864. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Bradbury, William, 1800-1869. Sketch of the Punch table : autograph manuscript signed, ca. 1860?. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Leech, John, 1817-1864. [Robert and Barbara Scheibel print collection] California State University, Northridge
referencedIn Yates, Edmund Hodgson, 1831-1894,. Autograph letter signed from Edmund Yates, Brighton, to William Winter [manuscript], 1888 May 20. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Ruskin, John, 1819-1900. Autograph letter signed : Brantwood, Coniston, to the Secretary of the John Leech Committee, [1873 Oct. 10]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, 1805-1844. Houghton Library
creatorOf Leech, John, 1817-1864. Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Horace Mayhew, "Monday". Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Ingoldsby, Thomas, 1788-1845. The jackdaw of Rheims : autograph manuscript, undated [ca. 1836-1837]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Doyle, John, 1797-1868. Political sketches : lithographic caricatures, 1834-1849. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Sabine, William Henry Waldo, 1903-. Papers 1797-1994, bulk 1920-1994. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889. Autograph letter signed : Boulogne, to his mother, Harriet Collins, 1853 July 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Portrait of John Leech, by an unknown artist, 19th century British Library
creatorOf Leech, John, 1817-1864. Autograph letter signed : London, to "Dear Madam", 1860 Feb. 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863. William Makepeace Thackeray collection of papers, [1828]-1937 bulk (1829-1864). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Ritchie, Anne Thackeray, 1837-1919. A collection made by Anne Thackeray of drawings by her father, W.M. Thackeray and others, [18--]. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Ingoldsby, Thomas, 1788-1845. The old woman of Newbury : manuscript, [183-?]. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Leech, John, 1817-1864. The great tea serpent, [18--]. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Ingoldsby, Thomas, 1788-1845. The old woman of Newbury : manuscript, [183-?]. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Collins, William, 1788-1847. Autograph letter signed : Rome, to Sir David Wilkie, 1837 May 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Chapman and Hall. Receipts : for payment to various authors and artists : manuscript, 1836-1843. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889. Autograph letter signed with initials : London, to his mother, Harriet Collins, [1864] Nov. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn William B. Osgood Field collection of printing plates and blocks, 1814-1857. Houghton Library
creatorOf Leech, John, 1817-1864. [Original watercolor] [art original] / John Leech. Phoenix Public Library
creatorOf Bradbury, William, 1800-1869,. Autograph letter signed : [London], to William Bradbury, 1862 Dec. 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Chapman, Frederic, 1823-1895. Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, 1888 May 2. 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
referencedIn Field, William B. Osgood,. Letters sent to William B. Osgood Field concerning John Leech, 1930-1932. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Evans, George,. Letters concerning John Leech, 1882-1888. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Punch cartoons -John Leech and Charles Keene, 19th century British Library
creatorOf Leech, John, 1817-1864. Autograph letter signed : Newcastle, Staffordshire, to "My dear Perce", [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn William B. Osgood Field papers, 1610-1952, n.d, 1897-1934 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Amy Lowell autograph collection, 1523-1930. Houghton Library
creatorOf Leech, John, 1817-1864. Autograph letters signed (11) : mainly London, to Samuel Lucas, [1857]-1861 June 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Leech, John, 1817-1864. Autograph letter signed : Broadstairs, Kent, to John Scott, 1852 Oct. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Richard Harris Barham collection of papers, 1798?]-1930, 1827?-1845 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Bradbury, William, 1800-1869,. Autograph letter signed : [London], to William Bradbury, 1848 June 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Boyle, person
associatedWith Bradbury and Evans, corporateBody
associatedWith Brooks, Shirley, 1815-1874. person
associatedWith Chapman and Hall. corporateBody
associatedWith Chapman, Frederic, 1823-1895. person
associatedWith Collins, Charles Allston, 1828-1873. person
associatedWith Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889. person
associatedWith Collins, William, 1788-1847. person
associatedWith Crawhall, Joseph, 1821-1896. person
associatedWith Denton, person
associatedWith Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 person
associatedWith Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. person
associatedWith Doyle, John, 1797-1868. person
associatedWith Evans, George, person
associatedWith Field, William B. Osgood, person
associatedWith Forster, John, 1812-1876. person
associatedWith Hole, Samuel Reynolds, 1819-1904, person
associatedWith Hood, Thomas, 1799-1845. person
associatedWith Ingoldsby, Thomas, 1788-1845 person
associatedWith Ingoldsby, Thomas, 1788-1845. person
associatedWith Johnston, Clement Dixon, 1895-1979, person
associatedWith Koch, Frederick R. (Frederick Robinson), person
correspondedWith Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 person
associatedWith Lucas, Samuel, person
associatedWith Maclise, Daniel, 1806-1870 person
associatedWith Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873. person
associatedWith Mayhew, Horace, 1816-1872, person
associatedWith McCrindle, Joseph F., person
associatedWith Mennen, William Gerhard. person
associatedWith Morris, person
associatedWith Paxton, Blanche, former owner. person
associatedWith Perce, person
associatedWith Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 person
associatedWith Prescott, Marjorie Wiggin, 1893-1980, person
associatedWith Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915- person
associatedWith Ruskin, John, 1819-1900. person
associatedWith Sabine, William Henry Waldo, 1903- person
associatedWith Scott, John, person
associatedWith Silvy, Camille-Léon-Louis, 1834-1910. person
associatedWith Smith, Albert, 1816-1860. person
associatedWith Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863. person
associatedWith Wells, Charles, person
associatedWith Wells, Gabriel, 1862-1946 person
associatedWith Wiggin, Albert H. (Albert Henry), b. 1868, person
associatedWith Williamson, P. W., person
associatedWith Yates, Edmund Hodgson, 1831-1894, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Great Britain
Subject
Drawing, English 19th century
Artists--Correspondence
Watercolor painting, English--19th century
Tea trade--Caricatures and cartoons
Caricatures and cartoons--19th century
Occupation
Illustrator
Artists
Function

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Birth 1817-08-29

Death 1864-10-29

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French,

English

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