Harcourt Amory collection of Lewis Carroll, 1843-1915.


Harcourt Amory collection of Lewis Carroll, 1843-1915.

Contains manuscripts of Dodgson's prose and poetry with his illustrations including: drawings in pencil and pen and ink, including his designs of Humpty Dumpty and Tweedledum for Tenniel, and a sketchbook with drawings of girls. Includes letters by Dodgson on both personal and professional matters, including letters, 1844-1852, that he wrote to his sisters from school. Also includes: Tenniel's studies for his illustrations to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass; drawings by others to illustrate Dodgson's work; portrait photographs of Dodgson and others, some taken by Dodgson; and notes, lists, and correspondence about Dodgson by Harcourt Amory. Includes: manuscripts of his childhood domestic magazines, The rectory umbrella and Mischmasch; drawings by Tenniel for Punch; drawings by Arthur Burdett Frost for Rhyme? and reason? and A tangled tale, both by Carroll; prints by Harry Furniss of Sylvie and Bruno; papers from Harcourt Amory concerning the collecting of Lewis Carroll materials; and designs and notes about the drawing by Sidney Lawton Smith of the Harcourt Amory bookplate.

3 volumes and 6 boxes (3 linear ft.)

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Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898

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Lewis Carroll, born Charles Lutwidge Dodson was born in England at Daresbury, Cheshire, to Charles Dodgson, an Anglican clergyman, and his wife Frances Jane Lutwidge on January 27, 1832. In 1851, Dodgson matriculated at Christ Church, Oxford, and in 1855 was appointed to a mathematical lectureship in that college, of which he remained a member for the rest of his life. A lifelong interest in writing, combined with a predisposition for story telling, word play, and games, led to a unique liter...

Tenniel, John, 1820-1914

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English artist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Henry Pilleau, 1885 Jan. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575003 From the description of Autograph letter signed : "22 Gloucester Place, New Road," to an unidentified recipient, 184?. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574368 Painter, illustrator, cartoonist. From the description of Letters, 1882-1914. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80500969 Epithet: knight; ar...

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...

Amory, Harcourt, 1855-1925

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Dodgson was an English author and mathematician, best known as Lewis Carroll. Sir John Tenniel was an English illustrator and satirical artist especially known for his work in Punch and his illustrations for the Lewis Carroll Alice books. Harcourt Amory was a collector of Lewis Carroll books and manuscripts. From the description of Harcourt Amory collection of Lewis Carroll, 1843-1915. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612375447 Lewis Carroll was a pseud...

Furniss, Harry, 1854-1925

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Caricaturist, author, and lecturer. From the description of Letters : London, to various correspondents, 1884-1896. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28996314 Harry Furniss was an Irish-born illustrator, humorist and lecturer who worked for Punch magazine. From the description of Letters, 1883-1905, and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612822907 British illustrator Harry Furniss was essentially self-taught when he arrived in Lond...

Frost, A.B. (Arthur Burdett), 1851-1928

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Ga. resident. From the description of Papers, 1913-1914. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38237452 Illustrator, painter; Pasadena, Calif. From the description of A.B. Frost letter, [undated]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122390368 Studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art"s and in France. Illustrator, graphic artist. Illustrated the Uncle Remus" tales. From the description of A. B. Frost letter to S. S. McClure [manuscri...