Watercolors (paintings) -- Great Britain -- 19th century
Subject Source: Local
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: GEN MSS 1418
Scope and Contents: The collection contains original sketches, drawings, autograph manuscripts, and autograph letters, signed, by the English illustrator Walter Crane. Prominent are the original drawings for two of Crane's illustrated books, Queen Summer, or The Tourney of the Lily and the Rose (London: Cassell & Co., 1891) and A Floral Fantasy in an Old English Garden (New York and London: Harper and Bros., 1899). Correspondents include Kineton Parkes and...
Call Number: GEN MSS 994
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, literary manuscripts, printed ephemera, photographs, drawings and watercolors, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting the life and career of English author and actress Florence Marryat. Visual materials include a wide selection of portraits of Marryat, and drawings and photographs from her time living in South Asia with her first husband; among those are a watercolor portrait of the martyred Sergeant-Major John Lilley (died while imprisioned in Mhow,...
Call Number: GEN MSS 1168
Scope and Contents: The John Ruskin Collection contains correspondence, writings, artwork, and other material relating to the life and career of the Victorian author and art critic John Ruskin. Major correspondents include his parents, John James Ruskin and Margaret Cox Ruskin; George Allen; Edward Clayton; William Graham; Henry Jowett; Robert C. Leslie; Frederic Maynard; Susanna Miller; Sir John Naesmyth and Lady Naesmyth; Edward B. Nicholson; William Roscoe Osler; Harriette Rigbye; and Mrs. Arthur Stannard (who...
Dates: 1826 - 1949, bulk 1840-1885
Call Number: GEN MSS 1101
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, and drawings by or related to William Makepeace Thackeray. Correspondence includes letters written by Thackeray to colleagues such as Connop Thirlwall and William Webb Follett Synge, and letters to Thackeray from potential conributors to Cornhill Magazine. Writings include an autograph manuscript of a chapter of The Adventures of Philip, an autograph poem parodying Goethe's Werther, and an autograph manuscript notebook with memoranda,...