Miscellaneous drawings for book illustration, [before 1744]-1930s.


Miscellaneous drawings for book illustration, [before 1744]-1930s.

Includes illustrations by Richard Corbould, Gustave Doré, William MakepeaceThackeray, and others.

1 box (.5 linear ft.)


SNAC Resource ID: 6384468

Houghton Library

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Hofer, Philip, 1898-1984

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Philip Hofer (1898-1984) was a librarian, book collector, and founder and first curator of the Department of Printing and Graphic Arts at Houghton Library at Harvard University. Hofer graduated from Harvard College and spent a few years in business. He began collecting a wide variety of printed books in 1917. By 1933 he focused on illustrated and decorated books, thus entering into a serious study of book arts. He served as curator of the Spencer Collection of the New York Public Library, and in...

Harvard University

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Harvard College was founded by a vote of the Great and General Court of Massachusetts on October 28, 1636 that allocated “400£ towards a schoale or colledge.” Subsequent legislative acts established the Board of Overseers, but it was the Charter of 1650 that created the Harvard Corporation as the College's primary governing board and defined its composition and authority. The College Charter became a contentious target for College officials, the Massachusetts Governor and General C...

Mr. John Woolsey and Mrs. Ledlie Locklin Woolsey

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Elkins Mathew Ltd.

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Warburton, Thomas, 1918-....

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Honoré de Balzac

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Jean de La Fontaine

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Lodovico Ariosto : drawing in ink and wash

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Picart, Bernard, 1673-1733

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Löffler, Bertold, 1874-1960

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Austrian painter, graphic artists and teacher. From the description of Letter : Vienna, to Franz Ottmann, 1944 March 28. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 82912027 ...

Rheault, Charles

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LaVallée-Poussin, Étienne de, ca. 1733-1793

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Corbould, Richard, 1757-1831

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Alain René Le Sage

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Rose, Pierre de la, 1871-1941

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Foster, Myles Birket, 1825-1899

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Myles Birket Foster was a popular Victorian-era illustrator and watercolor painter, noted for his technical proficiency and rustic scenes. First apprenticed to a wood engraver, he later worked as an illustrator for books and periodicals before successfully publishing books of his own illustrations. He was perhaps best known for his watercolor paintings, employing a singular stippled technique to great effect. From the description of Myles Birket Foster letters, announcement, and book...

Linton, W. J. (William James), 1812-1897

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English poet and wood engraver. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Brantwood, to Mr. [Robert] Chester, 1864 Oct. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590411 From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : [London], to J. Hogarth, printseller, Haymarket, 1854 June to Sept. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871329 English-American wood engraver and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to A. Johnston, 184...

Novelli, Pietro Antonio, 1729-1804

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Frances Hofer

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Houghton, Mifflin and Company.

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Boston, Mass., publishing firm. From the description of Houghton, Mifflin and Company note [manuscript], 1899 April 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 715378844 ...

Meadows, Joseph Kenny, 1790-1874

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Welsh draughtsman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : n.p., to Alexander Johnston, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270637138 ...

Herford, Oliver, 1863-1935

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American author, illustrator, wit. From the description of Papers of Oliver Herford, 1899-1904. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32135326 American author. From the description of Letter, n.d., N.Y. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80850053 Artist and author. From the description of Papers of Oliver Herford, 1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452089 ...

Eliot House

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Doré, Gustave, 1832-1883

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French illustrator and painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to "Mon Cher Marechal", [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270525573 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Paris, to Harper & Brothers, 1882 June 4 and July 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270532865 Gustave Doré, French artist, engraver, and illustrator. From the guide to the Gustave Doré manuscript material : 1 item, 1871, (The New York ...

Kredel, Fritz, 1900-1973

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Fritz Kredel was a renowned and versatile illustrator and artist. He found early success in Germany, culminating in a Gold medal for Book Illustration at the 1937 Paris World Exposition. His success continued in the United States, where he illustrated a book written by Eleanor Roosevelt, and later was commissioned to design a woodcut of the Presidential Seal for John F. Kennedy's inauguration. Diverse and prolific, Kredel's illustrations are whimsical, detailed, and individual. From ...

Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744

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A general outline of the life and works of the poet Alexander Pope, 1688-1744, can be found in the Dictionary of National Biography, but there are numerous biographical and critical evaluations if more detailed information is required From the guide to the Verse translation of Book III, metre 9 of Boethius's, De consolatione philosophiae, by Alexander Pope, ca.1703-1704, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) A general outline of the life and works of the poet Alexander Pope can ...

Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863

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Amy Crowe (1831-1865) was a family friend who lived with Thackeray as his adopted daughter and later married Thackerays̓ cousin Edward Talbot Thackeray. From the description of [Letter] to Amy Crowe, 27 September [1854], 36 Onslow Sqr. Brompton. [1854] (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). WorldCat record id: 35091085 Thackeray was an English novelist and satirist. J. Pearson and Co. and George William Childs were booksellers in London. Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchi...

Linton, E. Lynn (Elizabeth Lynn), 1822-1898

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English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Malvern, to Miss Bogram, [1896 pm: Apr. 7]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590890 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Malvern, to an unidentified correspondent, 1898 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590892 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Brougham House, Malvern, to W.A. Knight, 1896 Jan. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864557 From the descr...

Smith, Sidney Lawton, 1845-1929

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Smith was a well known bookplate designer and engraver based in Boston. William Loring Andrews was a book collector, amateur publisher, writer and a founding member of the Grolier Club. He wrote or compiled over twenty books about prints, book collecting, and the book arts with emphasis on the era of George Washington and on New York City. From the description of Letters and engravings related to work commissioned by William Loring Andrews, 1901-1917 (bulk 1901-1905). (Unknown). Worl...

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W. Mason.

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Elkin Mathews Ltd.

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H. D. Lyon

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