W. Graham Robertson Collection
Scope and Contents
The collection contains two ink and watercolor illustrations by W. Graham Robertson apparently created for a French edition of Maurice Maeterlinck's The Blue Bird (L'Oiseau bleu)--possibly never published. One includes the caption "Je n’ai pas pleuré; c’est la faute à ce bleu," and the second is captioned "Le départ du Chat."
- Creation: undated
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
Conditions Governing Use
This collection may be 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. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
Walford Graham Robertson (1866-1948) was an English painter, illustrator, author, and art collector (primarily of William Blake's work).
Language of Materials
The collection contains two ink and watercolor illustrations by W. Graham Robertson.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Dr. Irvin Kerlan.
- W. Graham Robertson Collection, undated
- Karen Spilman
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- June 2023: Collection reprocessed and collection guide updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library