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Mrs. Beadon's scrapbook. Autograph manuscript; no place listed, 1852-1858 Digital

File — Volume: 1Identifier: MS Typ 55.23
Scope and Contents: Includes a scrapbook containing two sets of drawings for Sing a song of sixpence, one set of drawings for Humpty Dumpty, several letters from Lear to various correspondents, and an autograph manuscript of The Quangle Wangle's hat.

Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. How pleasant to know Mr. Lear : autograph manuscript (unsigned); [no place, undated]. Digital

document Identifier: MS Typ 55.14, (141)
Scope and Contents: Includes Lear's nonsense drawings, autograph manuscript drafts of the nonsense poems and nonsense alphabet, drawings with verse, and proofs for The nonsense alphabet and other works. Also includes a few landscape drawings, a portrait of an unidentified man, self-portraits, and a portrait photograph of Lear, among other items.

Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. Letter to Frederick Lear, 1873

Item — Folder: 1, item: 7Identifier: MS Eng 1826
Scope and Contents: Signed manuscript letter; dated 24 January 1873, no place given.

Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. Diary : autograph manuscript, 1876., 1876. Digital

FOUND IN: Houghton Library / Collection: Edward Lear diaries
Item — Volume: 19Identifier: MS Eng 797.3, (19)
Scope and Contents: Each volume contains diary entries by Edward Lear from 1858 until a few months before his death. The entries, generally kept daily with some notable omissions, frequently discuss his paintings, as well as his health problems and depression. Lear's primary residence was in England through 1870, when he settled in San Remo, Italy. He also traveled extensively, and usually took at least one long trip each year, often in search of new artistic material. These diaries describe travels in Egypt,...

Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. A.L.s.(Edward Lear) to [Luther Terry]; Geneva, 19 Oct 18???3., 18???3.

Item — Box: 7Identifier: MS Am 1595, (1282)
Scope and Contents: Consists chiefly of correspondence among family members, especially between Margaret Terry Chanler and her parents Luther and Louisa Ward Crawford Terry; her husband; and some of their children. Also correspondence between the Terrys, between Luther and his brother James, and between Louisa and her other children; and correspondence of other Crawford and Ward relatives including Francis Marion Crawford, Julia Ward Howe, some of the Howe daughters, and Samuel Ward. There are also letters from...

Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. End 2. Parrot : graphite drawing. Digital

Item Identifier: MS Typ 55.9, (81)
Scope and Contents: Collection primarily consists of sketches and drawings of parrots, in ink, graphite, and watercolor, but also includes some lithographs (many hand-colored). Many items include autograph manuscript annotations and notes by Lear and color samples. Also includes a paper wrapper and printed title page. Images used in Lear's: Illustrations of the family of Psittacidae, or parrots, 1832.Drawings are from one or more broken albums. The drawings were already...

Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. End 3. Parrot : graphite drawing. Digital

Item Identifier: MS Typ 55.9, (82)
Scope and Contents: Collection primarily consists of sketches and drawings of parrots, in ink, graphite, and watercolor, but also includes some lithographs (many hand-colored). Many items include autograph manuscript annotations and notes by Lear and color samples. Also includes a paper wrapper and printed title page. Images used in Lear's: Illustrations of the family of Psittacidae, or parrots, 1832.Drawings are from one or more broken albums. The drawings were already...

Lear, Edward: Philip Hofer article “Edward Lear, one of the ablest topographical draughtsman of his day” for The Connoisseur, vol.164, no. 659, January 11, 1967: various drafts

File — Box: 9Identifier: MS Typ 1232
Scope and Contents: Collection includes records of lectures and exhibitions sponsored by the Department of Printing and Graphic Arts, as well as reviews of these events, articles concerning them, and related correspondence and notes; 3 audiotapes of talks are included.

Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. A.L.s. to Mary [ ]; [London], 11 Aug 1857

Item — Box: 1Identifier: MS Eng 797
Scope and Contents: Contains letters, mostly personal, some illustrated, by Lear to various correspondents, including several to John Gould.

Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. Tabuan parakeet : lithograph. Digital

Item Identifier: MS Typ 55.9, (1)
Scope and Contents: Collection primarily consists of sketches and drawings of parrots, in ink, graphite, and watercolor, but also includes some lithographs (many hand-colored). Many items include autograph manuscript annotations and notes by Lear and color samples. Also includes a paper wrapper and printed title page. Images used in Lear's: Illustrations of the family of Psittacidae, or parrots, 1832.Drawings are from one or more broken albums. The drawings were already...