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MS Typ 1088

Crane, Walter, 1845-1915. Walter Crane drawings for book illustrations, 1885-1911: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Typ 1088
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Crane, Walter, 1845-1915.
Title: Walter Crane drawings for book illustrations,
Date(s): 1885-1911.
Quantity: 1 collection (.2 linear feet (1 volume)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Pencil and pen-and-ink illustrations for children's books by English illustrator Walter Crane.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

49M-28PF. Purchased with the Caroline Miller Parker Fund; received: 1949 July 12.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Walter Crane Drawings for Book Illustrations, 1885-1911 (MS Typ 1088). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Crane was an English illustrator, painter, and designer primarily known for his imaginative illustrations of children's books.

Scope and Contents

Contains pencil and pen-and-ink illustrations for children's books, including 35 studies for the illustrations of Constance Cary Harrison's Bric-a-brac stories, among others.

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