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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 784.6

Randolph Caldecott miscellaneous drawings

Drawings for books and nursery rhymes by the English artist Randolph Caldecott.


  • 1874

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.


.5 linear feet (1 box)

Ink and watercolor illustrations for various books and nursery rhymes. Includes drawings for: Hey-diddle-diddle, Baby bunting, Come lasses and lads, and others.

Biographical / Historical

Caldecott, an English artist, was a popular illustrator, especially of books for children.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from various sources at various times.
Caldecott, Randolph, 1846-1886. Randolph Caldecott miscellaneous drawings, 1874: 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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