Portraits and pictures collection, circa 1750-1900.


Portraits and pictures collection, circa 1750-1900.

Portraits of significant European and American literary and historical figures, and pictures of various theatres in England, France, Germany, and the United States. Subjects include Otto von Bismarck, William Blake, Anne Boleyn, Daniel Boone, Joseph Brant, Robert Browning, Geoffrey Chaucer, Oliver Cromwell, and many others.

3 cubic feet.

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Anne Boleyn, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1507-1536

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Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400

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William Morris' Kelmscott Press published The works of Geoffrey Chaucer: now newly imprinted [edited by F. S. Ellis; ornamented with pictures designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, and engraved on wood by W. H. Hooper] in 1896. From the guide to the Proofs and drawings for, The works of Geoffrey Chaucer: now newly imprinted, 1892-1896., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) William Morris' Kelmscott Press published The works of Geoffrey Chaucer: now ne...

Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658

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Protector. From the description of Letter signed "Oliver P" : Westminster, to Colonel Underwood, 1657 Feb. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537898 Epithet: Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000357.0x0002c4 Army officer, Puritan, and statesman of Great Britain. From the description of Oliver Cromwell papers, 1874. (Unknown). World...

Blake, William, 1757-1827

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Epithet: poet, engraver, artist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001137.0x0001f1 The original manuscript was acquired in 1847 by the English poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti. It is now, British Library. Add. 49460. From the description of Rossetti manuscript : [stats], 1935. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612881103 English artist, poet and mystic. From the description of Au...

Bismarck, Otto, F├╝rst von, 1815-1898

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Chancellor of the German Empire. From the description of Papers, 1883. (State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives). WorldCat record id: 17662127 ...

Brant, Joseph, 1742-1807

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Mohawk Indian Chief. From the description of Letter signed : Niagara, to James Wheelock, 1802 Dec. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134743 Indian chief and British Army officer. From the description of Joseph Brant correspondence, 1796. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451277 Mohawk Indian leader. Close friend of Sir John Johnson. From the description of Letter, 1789 August 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122434125 ...

Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820

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Daniel Boone (1734-1820) was a pioneer land settler, Indian fighter and he served in military and political positions in Kentucky. At the time this letter was written, he was on the verge of losing his many tracts of land because the titles were improperly entered. From the description of Letter : to Charles Yanc[e]y, Luecy [i.e. Louisa] County, 1785 May 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122602570 Indian fighter and scout. From the description of Daniel Boone pa...

Browning, Robert, 1812-1889

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Robert Browning was a British poet. Born on May 7, 1812, Browning wrote his first major work,"Pauline: a fragment of a confession" at the age of twenty. He married Elizabeth Barrett in 1826 and with her encouragement went on to become one of the major Victorian poets. From the description of Robert Browning collection of papers, [1835?]-1933 bulk ([1835?]-1889). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122615581 Browning was an English poet. From the descri...