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Drawings of Norman O'Neill by Aubrey Beardsley

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MS. 16112

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Imaginary sketches of Norman O'Neill by Aubrey Beardsley with captions by Count Eric Stenbock, sent to O'Neill while stuying in Frankfurt, circa 1893, comprising:
  1. (fol. 1) 'N. begs from Mayor permission to play golf' and 'N. the Masher'
  2. (fol. 2) 'The English flower in the German Conservatory'
  3. (fol. 3) original caption

Dates

  • c.1893

Extent

3 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. 16112, fol. 1].
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Shelfmark:

MS. 16112

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16112

Overview

Drawings of Norman O'Neill by Aubrey Beardsley.

Biographical / Historical

Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898) was an illustrator and author. See the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Norman O'Neill (1875-1934) was a composer and conductor who specialised in music for the theatre. He studied in London, 1890-1893, and in Frankfurt at the Hoch Conservatory, 1893-1897.

Count Eric Stenbock (1860-1895) was a poet and short-story writer, and friend of many writers and artists in late-19th century London. See the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Katherine Jessel, granddaughter of Norman O'Neill, in 2019.

Related Materials

Bodleian: MS. Autogr. b. 9, p. 1310 letter to John Lane, photograph and press cutting, n.d.; MS. Walpole a. 1 posters, cards and other designs by Aubrey Beardsley, letter from Beardsley to John Lane, 1897, and letters about Beardsley's work, 1912-1928.

Bibliography

  • Stenbock, Yeats and the Nineties; with an hitherto unpublished essay on Stenbock John Adlard (1969)
  • Norman O'Neill, a life of music Derek Hudson (1945)
Title
Catalogue of the Drawings of Norman O'Neill by Aubrey Beardsley
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Lucy McCann
Date
2019
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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