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MS Eng 797

Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. Edward Lear miscellaneous correspondence: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Eng 797
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Lear, Edward, 1812-1888.
Title: Edward Lear miscellaneous correspondence,
Date(s): 1836-1888.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Abstract: Personal letters of the English artist and author Edward Lear.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Received from various sources at various times.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Edward Lear Miscellaneous Correspondence (MS Eng 797). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Lear was an English artist and author.


Arranged alphabetically by recipient.

Scope and Contents

Contains letters, mostly personal, some illustrated, by Lear to various correspondents, including several to John Gould.

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