University of Texas at Austin

Sir Max Beerbohm:

An Inventory of His Literary File Photography Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956
Title: Sir Max Beerbohm Literary File Photography Collection
Dates: circa 1886-1950
Extent: 28 items
Abstract: Twenty-eight photographs of and related to essayist and humorist Sir Max Beerbohm (British, 1872-1956).
Call Number: PH-02874
Language: English
Access: Open for research. To make an appointment or to reserve photography materials, please email Visual Materials Reference staff. Researchers must create an online Research Account and agree to the Materials Use Policy before using archival materials.
Use Policies: Ransom Center collections may contain material with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in the collections without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the Ransom Center and The University of Texas at Austin assume no responsibility.
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Administrative Information


Preferred Citation Sir Max Beerbohm Literary File Photography Collection (PH-02874). Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin.
Acquisition: Internal transfers
Processed by: Susan McClellan and Mary Foster, 2006
Repository:

Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin,

Scope and Contents


The collection consists of 28 photographs of and related to essayist and humorist Sir Max Beerbohm (British, 1872-1956). Nearly half of the prints are photographic reproductions of artwork, the majority of which are caricatures by Beerbohm. Further descriptions of some items may be available in a card catalog in the repository. An index at the end of this guide lists photographers whose work is featured in this file.
This file forms a part of the Literary Files Photography Collection that is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally includes portraits and images collected by or of those figures.

Related Material


Associated and related materials by and about Beerbohm are located in the Center's library, the Sir Max Beerbohm Art Collection (AR-00022) and the Sir Max Beerbohm Collection (MS-00307).

Index Terms


Subjects

Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956.
Rothenstein, William, 1872-1945.
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903.
Caricatures.
Photography of art.
Portraits.

Document Types

Cabinet photographs.
Photographic prints.
Photomechanical prints.

Item List