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Aleister Crowley, 1875-1947
Literary File, Photography Collection

178 items (1 box)

Acquisition: Internal transfers
Access: Open for research
Processed by: Susan McClellan and Mary Foster, 2006
RLIN Record ID: None


Table of Contents

Scope and Contents
Item List
Index of Photographers

Scope and Contents

The Aleister Crowley Literary File consists of 178 photographs, including portraits of Crowley and photographic reproductions of his artwork. An index at the end of this guide lists photographers whose work is featured in this file. Further descriptions of some items are available in a card catalog in the repository.

This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection, which is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.

*Items are located at PH:LF:Crowley, A., Box, unless otherwise indicated.


Item List

Container Accession / P No. Description
*P1-P2, P2A 3 copy prints of a portrait of Crowley as a young man in "magickal" garb.
*P3-P4 2 copy prints of a circa 1910 portrait by Aimé Dupont of Crowley.
*P5 Copy print of a portrait of Crowley as an older man dressed as an Eastern sage (Master Therion?) touching his chin with both hands.
*P6-P72 copy prints of a portrait of Crowley as an older man.
*P8-P9, P9A 3 copy prints of a portrait of Crowley posing as Fo Hi (or the Bodhisattva Hotei?).
* P10Copy print of a portrait of Crowley as an older man in a dark hat and coat or cape.
* P11-P122 copy prints of a portrait of Crowley as an older man dressed as an Eastern sage (Master Therion?) holding and looking at a carved object.
*P14 Portrait of Crowley during his final years at Netherwood, Hastings.
*P15-P16 2 copy prints of a portrait taken on 10 January 1910 of Crowley with his first wife, Rose Kelly, and their daughter Lola Zaza.
*P17-P18 2 copy prints of a portrait of Crowley with his second wife, Maria Teresa Ferrari de Miramar.
* P19Portrait of Maria Teresa Ferrari de Miramar.
*P20-P21 Informal (P20) and formal (P21) portraits of Rose Kelly.
*P22 View of the Abbey of Thelema, Cefalù, Sicily.
*P23-P32, P32A, P33-P34, P34A, P35-P50, P50A, P51-P62, P62A, P63-P95Photographic reproductions of paintings and drawings by Crowley.
* P96-P107Photographic reproductions of pages from the monograph "Ausstellung Aleister Crowley."
PH:LF:Albums: Crowley, A.[was P95] 33 photographic prints and 33 negatives (8" x 10") of "Drawings and Paintings by Aleister Crowley;" accompanied by a typed list.


Index of Photographers

Beresford, G. C. (George Charles)--P21


Aleister Crowley Literary File Finding Aid
(Last modified: 10 July 2007)

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