Thomas Hardy, 1840-1928
Literary File, Photography Collection

14 items

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

Table of Contents

Scope and Contents
Item List
Index of Photographers

Scope and Contents

The Thomas Hardy Literary File consists of 14 pictures (13 photographs and 1 photogravure), most of which are portraits of Hardy. 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This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection, which is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.

*All items are located at PH:LF:Hardy, T.

Item List

Accession / P No.     Description
P1Portrait of Hardy, 1880; mounted, with handwritten notations on mount verso by L. W. Payne, Jr.
P2APhotographic reproduction of a painting of Hardy from circa 1924; mounted, with handwritten notations on mount verso by L. W. Payne, Jr.
P2B Duplicate of P2A; stamped on verso: "Tate Gallery, London, Copyright."
P3-P6Small, candid snapshots of Hardy.
P7Small, candid snapshot of an unidentified woman wearing a white hat.
P10Portrait of Hardy; signed by the photographer, E. O. Hoppé, on lower right of image recto.
P11Portrait of Hardy; mounted, with signed presentation on mount recto from "T. Hardy / to Mackenzie Bell. April, 1910."
P12Mounted photogravure of Hardy, made from an original photograph by Alvin Langdon Coburn, removed from More Men of Mark, 1922.
P13 Left profile, bust portrait of Hardy wearing a hat; mounted, with signed presentation on mount recto from Thomas Hardy to Philip Ridgeway.
997:0079:0019-0020Two photographic prints depicting Hardy and others involved in laying the commemoration stone of the new Dorchester Grammar School, 21 July 1927.

Index of Photographers

Coburn, Alvin Langdon, 1882-1966--P11-P12
Hollyer, Frederick H., 1837-1933--P1
Hoppé, E. O. (Emil Otto), 1878-1972--P10
Tate Gallery--P2A-P2B

Thomas Hardy Literary File Finding Aid
(Last modified: 9 November 2007)

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