Robertson, W. Graham (Walford Graham), 1866-1948

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Epithet: painter and theatre designer

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001039.0x000142

Walford Graham Robertson (1866-1948) was an English painter, writer, and collector of William Blake watercolors.

From the description of Papers of W. Graham Robertson, 1875-1948. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122540425

Robertson was born on July 8, 1866; his works as as dramatic author include: Pinkie and the fairies (1908), A masque of May morning (1919), and a comic opera titled, The fountain of youth (1929); also wrote and illustrated several books, including: A masque of May morning, Gold, Frankincense and myrrh, The babies' day-book, The slippers of Cinderella, Old Chiddingfold, and The town of the Ford; died in 1948.

From the description of Papers, 1866-1953. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 38928626

British artist, author, and collector of the works of William Blake.

From the description of Old English songs and dances : autograph manuscript with original watercolor drawings by Robertson, [1902?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 426955655

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Robertson was born on July 8, 1866; his works as a dramatic author include: Pinkie and the fairies (1908), A masque of May morning (1919), and a comic opera titled, The fountain of youth (1929); also wrote and illustrated several books, including: A masque of May morning, Gold, Frankincense and myrrh, The babies' day-book, The slippers of Cinderella, Old Chiddingfold, and The town of the Ford ; died in 1948.

From the guide to the W. Graham Robertson Papers, 1866-1953, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.)

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referencedIn Albert Stephens Borgman autograph collection, 1600-1950. Houghton Library.
referencedIn James Lewis May Papers, 1814-1963, (bulk 1926-1940) William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.
referencedIn Oscar Wilde and his Literary Circle Collection: Correspondence, 1819, 1849-1957, 1962 William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.
creatorOf Pearson, Hesketh, 1887-1964,. Letters : concerning Oscar Wilde, [1882]-1945 (bulk 1943-1945). Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Sir William Rothenstein correspondence and other papers, 1887-1957. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Robertson, W. Graham (Walford Graham), 1866-1948. Autograph letter signed : Witley, Surrey, to Mrs. Cobden Sanderson, [no year] Jan 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Christ, Robert Wilson. Robert W. Christ papers, 1922-1952. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Robertson, W. Graham (Walford Graham), 1866-1948. Old English songs and dances : autograph manuscript with original watercolor drawings by Robertson, [1902?]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Vol. CXXIX. n.d.Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree, actor-manager: Robert Baldwin Ross, literary executor of Oscar Wilde: Letters to Robert Baldwin Ross from Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree: 1911-1918, n.d.: Partly typewritten.Sir Max Beerbohm, author and cartoonis... British Library
creatorOf Robertson, W. Graham (Walford Graham), 1866-1948,. Autograph letters signed from W. Graham Robertson, Sidmouth, to John Lane [manuscript], 19th-20th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn The Gordon Bottomley Papers, 1773, 1831-1958, nd British Library: Western Manuscripts
referencedIn Alexander Woollcott correspondence, ca. 1856-1943 (inclusive), 1920-1943 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Robertson, W. Graham (Walford Graham), 1866-1948,. Autograph letters signed from Graham Robertson, London and Sandhills, Witley, Godalming, to various people [manuscript], [1892-1895]. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Robertson, W. Graham (Walford Graham), 1866-1948. The baby's day book for a woman of four : being songs of the day, the dusk and the dark : manuscript, ca. 1907. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Robertson, W. Graham (Walford Graham), 1866-1948. Papers of W. Graham Robertson, 1875-1948. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Correspondence with Graham Robertson, 1921-1948 British Library
referencedIn Lunt, Alfred. Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne papers, 1838-1983. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf W. Graham Robertson Papers, 1866-1953 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
creatorOf Robertson, W. Graham (Walford Graham), 1866-1948. Papers, 1866-1953. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Grahame, Kenneth, 1907-1931. Letters by Kenneth Grahame to W. Graham Robertson, 1907-1931. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Alexander Woollcott correspondence, ca. 1856-1943 (inclusive), 1920-1943 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Robertson, W. Graham (Walford Graham), 1866-1948. A year of songs for a baby in a garden : manuscript, ca. 1906. Harvard University, Houghton Library
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Place Name Admin Code Country
England
Great Britain
United States
Subject
Art collectors--Correspondence
Children's literature
Actors--Correspondence
Dramatists, English--Archival resources
Artists--Correspondence
Authors, English--19th century--Correspondence
Set designers
Songs, English
Authors, English--20th century--Correspondence
Occupation
Dramatists, English--Archival resources
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Birth 1866-07-08

Death 1948-09-04

Britons

English

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