Collection: MS 1987: C. E. and H. M. Brock Collection

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Title: C. E. and H. M. Brock Collection

Level: Collection 

Classmark: MS 1987

Creator(s): Brock, C E (1870-1938); Brock, H M (1875-1960)

Date: 1890-2000s

Main language: English

Size and medium: index cards, posters, postcard, typescript papers; 1 box

Persistent link: https://explore.library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/483297 

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Description

Comprises index cards compiled by Michael Bourne for the Brock Book Collection, three A4 exhibition panels and typescript papers listing books illustrated by C. E. Brock and H. M. Brock. There are loose leaves from books and book jackets with illustrations by C. E. Brock and H. M. Brock. Includes a poster for 'The Sorcerer' by D'Oyly Carte Opera Company by H. M. Brock.

There is a related book collection of c.300 volumes.

Administrative or biographical history

Charles Edmund Brock (1870-1936) was an English artist and book illustrator. He provided illustrations for many Victorian novels including works by Charles Dickens and William Makepeace Thackeray. His younger brother, Henry Matthew Brock (1875-1960) also worked in book illustration. He contributed many drawings to Victorian and Edwardian novels including works by Louisa May Alcott and Hans Christian Andersen.

Provenance

The collection previously belonged to Michael Bourne.

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Some parts of this collection are in copyright. Photocopies or digital images of the material in copyright can be supplied for private study purposes only. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain the copyright holder’s permission for reproduction of copyright material for purposes other than research or private study. Guidance is available on tracing copyright status and ownership.

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