Shields, Frederic, 1833-1911
- Existence: 1833 - 1911
Frederic Shields (1833-1911), British artist, illustrator, and designer.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
The collection consists of thirty-seven autograph letters, signed, written by William Holman Hunt to friends and acquaintances including Walter Crane, Sir Fred A. Eaton, and Sir William Watson. The bulk of the letters are to British artist, illustrator and designer Frederic James Shields; also present are four graphite sketches by Shields of Hunt at work at his easel.
Letters by Rossetti to various parties, including Sir Frederic Burton and Frederic James Shields, along with one letter from Charles Augustus Howell to Rossetti. One manuscript by Rossetti: "At Wellington's Funeral. 18th November 1852," an autograph receipt, and a deck of playing cards painted by Rossetti at the age of 12.
Correspondence with Mackenzie Bell concerning a Christina Rossetti biography, the decoration of the Chapel of the Ascension in London, and other matters; with letters to Bell concerning the Chapel of the Ascension fund and ten letters by Ernestine Mills about the life and work of Shields.