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MS Eng 1431

Caldecott, Randolph, 1846-1886. Randolph Caldecott papers concerning Jack and the bean-stalk, 1883-1887: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Eng 1431
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Caldecott, Randolph, 1846-1886.
Title: Randolph Caldecott papers concerning Jack and the bean-stalk,
Date(s): 1883-1887.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Abstract: Contains drawings, proofs, and correspondence by children's book illustrator Randolph Caldecott concerning Hallam Tennyson's Jack and the beanstalk.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

53M-64-53M-65. Purchased with the Caroline Miller Parker fund; received: 1953 November 20.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Randolph Caldecott Papers Concerning Jack and the Beanstalk. , 1883-1887 (MS Eng 1431). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Caldecott, an English artist, was a popular illustrator, especially of books for children.

Scope and Contents

Contains drawings, photograph, proofs, sketchbook, and letters to and from Caldecott. The drawings include pen and ink preliminary drawings to illustrate Hallam Tennyson's Jack and the bean-stalk.

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