William Makepeace Thackeray drawings for Adventures of a French count
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.2 linear feet (1 volume) ; (26 x 34 cm.)
Inside album cover is annotated (in unidentified hand): "Adventures of a French Count, unpublished story in 19 pictures, with text, by W.M. Thackeray. From the collection of Eyre Crowe. One of the finest Thackeray items in existence! This should be published as it is one of the most humorous works."
Biographical / Historical
Eyre Crowe (1824-1910) was a British painter of historical subjects, domestic genre and portraits. He was the elder brother of the art historian J. A. Crowe and cousin to Thackeray. His father was Eyre Evans Crowe.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Formerly part of the collection of Eyre Crowe.
- Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863. William Makepeace Thackeray drawings for Adventures of a French count : Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
- EAD ID
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