Wake and Bellhouse collection,
- Wake and Bellhouse collection, 1862-1892.
- Physical Description:
- 0.42 linear feet (1 box)
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsMSS 33 (In Process)Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon FundAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
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- Archives & Manuscripts
- 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.
Cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
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