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Beardsley, Aubrey, [1870s]-1981

MS. 21435/248
Held in our offsite storage facility

  • Request


  1. Copies of Blackmansbury, Vol.1 No.3 (Aug 1964) and Vol.5 Nos. 5-6 (Dec 1968) containing notes on Aubrey Beardsley, John Lane and Leonard Smithers.
  2. Correspondence, including letters from Elspeth Huxley, 1968-1981.
  3. Calendar by the Stellar Press [for either 1970 or 1981].
  4. Black and white photographs, photographic copies and negatives of portraits of Aubrey Beardsley and his family [c.1870s-1890s] and his work, including prints from the Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University. Also includes letter from Ellen Beardsley to Allen, 2 May 1928.


  • Creation: [1870s]-1981


1 box (3 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 21435/248

Separated Materials

The following copies of printed books have not been retained:

  1. Brian Reade and Frank Dickinson, Aubrey Beardsley exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1966 ('Catalogue of the original drawings, letters, manuscripts, paintings, and of books, posters, photographs, documents, etc.').
  2. Brian Reade, Aubrey Beardsley (Victoria and Albert Museum, H.M.S.O., London, 1966).
  3. Beardsley and his world by Brigid Brophy (Thames and Hudson, London, 1976).

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom