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Lear, Edward (1812-1888), landscape painter and writer

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Surname: Lear
Forenames: Edward
Gender: Male
Date: 1812-1888
Biography: ODNB link for Lear, Edward (1812-1888) Artist Author and Humorist
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P148418 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P16978 )
Online related resources Artists' Paper Register link for Edward Lear Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Edward Lear
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1828-88: corresp, papers and drawings (c5000 items)
Harvard University: Houghton Library
See NUC MS 81-573
2
1835-45: landscape sketches (27)
The King's School, Canterbury
NRA 15260
3
annotated copy of A Book of Nonsense
Liverpool City Libraries
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
4
drawings and watercolours
Liverpool City Libraries
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
5
poems, drawings and watercolours
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
6
1837-61: letters to his sister
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
See HMC Lear corresp file
7
1863-87: letters (19) to Lord and Lady Aberdare
Glamorgan Archives
NRA 13981
8
1884-87: letters to Lord Avebury
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
9
1850-54: letters to 14th Earl of Derby
Liverpool Record Office
NRA 20084
10
1871-86: letters (c40) to Amelia Edwards and Marianne North
Oxford University: Somerville College
NRA 9474 Edwards
11
1847-83: corresp with Chichester Fortescue
Somerset Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 8898 Strachey
12
1852-86: letters (85), mainly to William Holman Hunt
Huntington Library
See Guide to literary MSS 1979
13
1852-86: letters (87) to William Holman Hunt (copies)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
14
letters from William Holman Hunt
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
See WE Fredeman, Pre-raphaelitism: a bibliocritical study 1965
15
1834-36: letters (23) to Sir William Jardine
National Museum of Scotland Library
NRA 24275 Jardine
16
1872-77: letters (8) to David Morier
Oxford University: Balliol College Manuscripts & Special Collections
NRA 26039 Morier
17
letters (18) and papers rel to the Newsome family
National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
NRA 38891 V & A Museum
18
1867-69: letters to Sir John Simeon
Syracuse University Libraries
NRA 24541
19
1867-83: letters to Sir Edward and Lady Strachey
Somerset Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 8898 Strachey
20
1852-1887: letters (60) to Emily, Lady Tennyson and Hallam Tennyson
Tennyson Research Centre
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
21
1878-87: letters (12) to FT Underhill (microfilm)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995

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