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MS Hyde 95

Shepard, Ernest H. (Ernest Howard), 1879-1976. Ernest H. Shepard drawings for Everybody's Boswell, 1930: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b (shelved with bMS Hyde 96)
Call No.: MS Hyde 95
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Shepard, Ernest H. (Ernest Howard), 1879-1976
Title: Ernest H. Shepard drawings for Everybody's Boswell,
Date(s): 1930.
Quantity: 1 collection (.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Thirteen of Shepard's original drawings for Everybody's Boswell, being the Life of Samuel Johnson abridged from James Boswell's complete text.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2003JM-183. Bequest of Mary Hyde Eccles, Four Oaks Farm, Somerville, New Jersey; received: 2004.

Provenance:

These drawings were sold by C.A. Stonehill, Inc. to Mary Hyde Eccles, year unknown.

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Processed by: Rick Stattler

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Ernest H. Shepard Drawings for Everybody's Boswell, 1930 (MS Hyde 95). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Ernest Howard Shepard was an English painter and illustrator, perhaps best known for his original illustrations for A.A. Milne's Winnie the Pooh.

Arrangement

The illustrations are arranged in the order they appear in the published book.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of thirteen of Shepard's original drawings for Everybody's Boswell, being the Life of Samuel Johnson abridged from James Boswell's complete text, edited by F.V. Morley (London: G. Bell, 1930). Most of the drawings are marked up with printer's annotations.

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