Letters from various correspondents to Joseph Swain
Letters to British wood-engraver Joseph Swain concerning his engravings.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
Extent.5 linear feet (1 box)
Consists of letters concerning engraving done by Swain. Includes letters from artists and illustrators. Includes 22 letters from Tom Taylor, editor of Punch, and 27 letters from Sir John Tenniel.
Biographical / Historical
Swain was a wood-engraver. He did engravings for Punch and for many other British magazines.
Arranged alphabetically by author.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
*47M-392. Gift of W. B. O. Field.
- Swain, Joseph, 1820-1909, recipient. Letters from various correspondents to Joseph Swain, 1864-1915: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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