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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 797

Edward Lear miscellaneous correspondence

Personal letters of the English artist and author Edward Lear.

Dates

  • 1836-1888

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

.5 linear feet (1 box)

Contains letters, mostly personal, some illustrated, by Lear to various correspondents, including several to John Gould.

Biographical / Historical

Lear was an English artist and author.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by recipient.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from various sources at various times.
Title
Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. Edward Lear miscellaneous correspondence: Guide.
Status
completed
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00630

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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