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Call No.: MS Eng 937
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Lear, Edward, 1812-1888.
Title: Edward Lear letters to Maria G. M. Grant,
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.16 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to Maria Grant from English artist, author, and humorist Edward Lear.
Lear was an English artist, author, and humorist.
Includes a set of wood engravings by Lear of Corsican views, a photograph of Villa Brigida, and several letters to Maria G.M. Grant and Violet Grant. The letters concern Lear's health, his travels in Italy, the deaths of several people close to Lear, and Lear's inquiries after the Grant family. One letter also includes a sketch by Lear of the birds outside his window.