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Title:
Wake and Bellhouse collection, 1862-1892.
Physical Description:
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
MSS 33 (In Process)
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Archives & Manuscripts
Notes:
The collection comprises 16 cabinet photographs and 11 carte-de-visite photographs, dated between 1862 and 1892, relating to the Wake and Bellhouse families of Sheffield. With a small oval portrait in a contemporary frame, and a mid-19th century original manuscript story written by a young girl, entitled “The History of a Dog, True Story.”
The story is fourteen pages, with an additional page listing other “books by the same authoress.” The handwriting suggests a young hand. Bound in pink paper decorated with stars.
Subject Terms:
Bellhouse family.
Dogs -- Fiction.
Sheffield (England)
Wake family.
Form/Genre:
Photographs.
Cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
Cabinet photographs.
Juvenilia.
Short stories
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