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MS Typ 1092

Rhead, Louis, 1857-1926. Louis Rhead drawings for book illustrations, circa 1890-1926: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: pf
Call No.: MS Typ 1092
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Rhead, Louis, 1857-1926.
Title: Louis Rhead drawings for book illustrations,
Date(s): 1890-1926.
Quantity: 1 collection (.2 linear feet (1 volume)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Drawings for various books by illustrator Louis Rhead.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

45M-183-189. Gift of Lucien A. Davison, R.F.D. 1 Brewerton, New York; received: 1946 March 1.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Louis Rhead Drawings for Book Illustrations, circa 1890-1926 (MS Typ 1092). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Rhead was born in England and emigrated to New York where he spent most of his career.

Scope and Contents

Contains pen and india-ink drawings for various books including Kidnapped, Robinson Crusoe, and Swiss family Robinson.

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