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MS Typ 1169

Beardsley, Aubrey, 1872-1898. Aubrey Beardsley proofs and ephemera, 1895-1896: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Typ 1169
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Beardsley, Aubrey, 1872-1898.
Title: Aubrey Beardsley proofs and ephemera,
Date(s): 1895-1896 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.25 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Proofs and other printed illustrations and ephemera of English illustrator and author, Aubrey Beardsley.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

47Z-9. Purchase with Duplicate fund; received: 1948 April 30.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
List of contents moved to curatorial file.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Aubrey Beardsley Proofs and Ephemera, 1895-1896 (MS Typ 1169). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Aubrey Vincent Beardsley (1872-1898) was an English illustrator and author. He was a leading figure in the Aesthetic movement.


Arranged alphabetically by title.

Scope and Contents

Includes illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley in the form of: proofs, frontispieces, prospectuses, a self-portrait silhouette, bookmark advertisements, a poster, and prints; as well as a facsimile of his last letter to L. C. Smithers, Esq.

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