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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Typ 1088

Walter Crane drawings for book illustrations


Pencil and pen-and-ink illustrations for children's books by English illustrator Walter Crane.


  • 1885-1911

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.


.2 linear feet (1 volume)
Contains pencil and pen-and-ink illustrations for children's books, including 35 studies for the illustrations of Constance Cary Harrison's Bric-a-brac stories, among others.

Biographical / Historical

Crane was an English illustrator, painter, and designer primarily known for his imaginative illustrations of children's books.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

49M-28PF. Purchased with the Caroline Miller Parker Fund; received: 1949 July 12.
Crane, Walter, 1845-1915. Walter Crane drawings for book illustrations, 1885-1911: 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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