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Walter Crane Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1331

Scope and Contents

The collection contains five items by Walter Crane, including an ink drawing featuring classically attired musicians, a woodblock print Christmas greeting from 1888, a painting of a classical frieze, a watercolor with classical images and the words "salve" and "vale," and a sketch for the cover of The Graphic Christmas Alphabet, with a letter from Crane about the image written on the back, dated 1874.

Dates

  • 1874-1888, undated

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.

Copyright:

This collection is protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials.

Biographical Sketch

Walter Crane was born in 1845 in Liverpool, England and died in London in 1915. He was among the most important and influential illustrators of children's books in 19th-century England.

Biographical source: Something About the Author, Volume 100, p. 67-73.

Extent

5 items

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains five miscellaneous pieces by Walter Crane.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Dr. Irvin Kerlan.

Creator

Source

Title
Walter Crane Collection, 1874-1888, undated
Status
Completed
Author
Leslie Czechowski
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library