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MS Typ 65

Forrester, Alfred Henry, 1804-1872. Alfred Henry Forrester drawings and compositions, ca. 1846-1870: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Typ 65
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Forrester, Alfred Henry, 1804-1872.
Title: Alfred Henry Forrester drawings and compositions,
Date(s): 1846-1870.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Drawings and compositions of English artist and writer Alfred Henry Forrester.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

51M-193. Purchased with the Parker fund; received: 1952 March 6.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Alfred Henry Forrester Drawings and Compositions, ca. 1846-1870 (MS Typ 65). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Forrester was an English illustrator and writer.

Scope and Contents

Contains Forrester's drawings in watercolor, pen and ink, and sepia wash, illustrating fairy tales and other stories. Also includes manuscripts of burlesque skits and talk by Forrester and receipted bills for his art work.

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