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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. Small brown and green parrot : graphite and watercolor drawing. Digital

Item Identifier: MS Typ 55.9, (43)
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. Antrodoco, Italy : tinted lithograph. Digital

Item Identifier: MS Typ 55.13, (21)
Scope and Contents: An album (46 x 61 cm.) of 54 drawings on paper in pen, ink, watercolor, gouche, graphite, and Chinese white. Also includes color samples, autograph manuscript notes by Lear, sketches, and a few lithographs. Album inscribed: "Cecilia Lushington from Mr. Lear, May 25th 1855." Album bound in marbled boards, vellum spine and corners; in red cloth box.

Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. Small hedgehog : ink and wash sketch. Digital

Item Identifier: MS Typ 55.12, (11)
Scope and Contents: An album (61 x 41 cm.) of 60 drawings in ink, graphite, Chinese white, wash, and watercolor on paper. Also includes color samples, autograph manuscript notes by Lear, sketches, and a few lithographs. Album is in a red cloth box.

Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. There was an old person of Crowle. 1 drawing : Digital

Item Identifier: MS Typ 55.1, (68)
Scope and Contents: These drawings were published in More Nonsense, Robert John Bush, London, 1872.

Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. There was an old person of Woking. 1 drawing : Digital

Item Identifier: MS Typ 55.1, (26)
Scope and Contents: These drawings were published in More Nonsense, Robert John Bush, London, 1872.

Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. Hyena : graphite drawing on brown paper. Digital

Item Identifier: MS Typ 55.12, (28)
Scope and Contents: An album (61 x 41 cm.) of 60 drawings in ink, graphite, Chinese white, wash, and watercolor on paper. Also includes color samples, autograph manuscript notes by Lear, sketches, and a few lithographs. Album is in a red cloth box.

Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. The Obsequious Ornamental Ostrich. 1 drawing : Digital

Item Identifier: MS Typ 55.1, (100)
Scope and Contents: These drawings were published in More Nonsense, Robert John Bush, London, 1872.

Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. Corfu : pen and ink drawing. Digital

Item Identifier: MS Typ 55.13, (32)
Scope and Contents: An album (46 x 61 cm.) of 54 drawings on paper in pen, ink, watercolor, gouche, graphite, and Chinese white. Also includes color samples, autograph manuscript notes by Lear, sketches, and a few lithographs. Album inscribed: "Cecilia Lushington from Mr. Lear, May 25th 1855." Album bound in marbled boards, vellum spine and corners; in red cloth box.

Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. H was Hat . 1 drawing : Digital

Item Identifier: MS Typ 55.3
Scope and Contents: The letters, one to a leaf of paper (33.5 x 20.5 cm., each), are illustrated with a pen and ink drawing and autograph manuscript lines of verse. The paper leaves are mounted on linen bifolia (with silk bound edges) sewn into a quire of 14 leaves. Each leaf is 39 x 26.5 cm. Date taken from watermark. Drawings are not published.

In a tray case (41 x 29 cm.) Title from tray case cover: An original nonsense alphabet : made for Miss Lushington (circa 1860).