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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 1145

Walter Crane miscellaneous drawings


Drawings for book illustrations by the English artist Walter Crane.


  • 1878-1897

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.1 linear feet (2 boxes)
Ink and watercolor or pen drawings for book illustrations. Includes several for the 1894-1897 edition of The Faerie Queene.

Biographical / Historical

Crane was an English illustrator, painter, and designer primarily known for his imaginative illustrations of children's books. He was also a political cartoonist and director of several English art schools.


Arranged alphabetically by title.

Physical Location

b, pf

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from various sources at various times.
Crane, Walter, 1845-1915. Walter Crane miscellaneous drawings, 1878-1897: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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