A large collection of original material, including drawings, sketches and illustrated books, once owned by the artist
VMSS 355 folders 142a-g
The collection comprises: Seventy-five original pencil drawings, fifty-five pen-and-ink, six water-colors, many finished and used in published works. Some are details of heads, torsos, bits of landscapes, etc. Two large (16" by 11") pencil portraits, highly finished, one of Ada Rehan as "Viola" and one of William Drummond of Hawthornden. Nine small sketch-books filled with approximately 300 drawings and sketches. Two lithographs and one etching. Sixty-four proofs of illustrations for "The Complete Angler." Seventeen books all illustrated or written by Sullivan, including "Maud," "The Dream of Fair Women," "Sartor Resartus," "Vicar of Wakefield," "Lavengro," "Tom Brown's School Days," etc., etc., A very fine representative collection.