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MS Eng 1145

Crane, Walter, 1845-1915. Walter Crane miscellaneous drawings, 1878-1897: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b, pf
Call No.: MS Eng 1145
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Crane, Walter, 1845-1915.
Title: Walter Crane miscellaneous drawings
Date(s): 1878-1897
Quantity: .1 linear feet (2 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Drawings for book illustrations by the English artist Walter Crane.

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:

Walter Crane Miscellaneous Drawings, 1878-1897 (MS Eng 1145). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Crane was an English illustrator, painter, and designer primarily known for his imaginative illustrations of children's books. He was also a political cartoonist and director of several English art schools.


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Scope and Contents

Ink and watercolor or pen drawings for book illustrations. Includes several for the 1894-1897 edition of The Faerie Queene.

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