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Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. End 6. Small parrot : hand-colored lithograph. drawing. Digital

Item Identifier: MS Typ 55.9, (85)
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 1 : graphite drawing. Digital

Item Identifier: MS Typ 55.9, (80)
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, 1812-1888. End 5 : paper wrapper and printed title page. Digital

Item Identifier: MS Typ 55.9, (84)
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., 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. Eagle : watercolor over graphite drawing. Digital

Item Identifier: MS Typ 55.12, (6)
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. Hedgehog : hand-colored lithograph. Digital

Item Identifier: MS Typ 55.12, (26)
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. 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...

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

FOUND IN: Houghton Library / Collection: Edward Lear diaries
Item Identifier: 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,...