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MS Typ 1093

Field, William B. Osgood, collector. William B. Osgood Field collection of drawings for book illustrations, 1844-1925: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: pf
Call No.: MS Typ 1093
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Field, William B. Osgood, collector.
Title: Wiliam B. Osgood Field collection of drawings for book illustrations,
Date(s): 1844-1925.
Quantity: 1 collection (.25 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Drawings by George Du Maurier, Thomas Nast, Arthur Rackham, and others collected by William B. Osgood Field.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

51M-312 - 51M-332. Presented by the Estate of William B. Osgood Field; received: 1951.

Processing Information:

All items were deframed in repository. Loose materials found during deframing were moved to curatorial file.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Wiliam B. Osgood Field Collection of Drawings for Book Illustrations, 1844-1925 (MS Typ 1093). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by illustrator.

Scope and Contents

Contains illustrations by George Du Maurier, Thomas Nast, Arthur Rackham, and others for various books, including Aesop's fables, English fairy tales, and The scarlet letter. Also includes a portrait photograph of Leonard Merrick and a photomechanical print of Edward Lear, among other items.

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