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Wilkie Collins, 1824-1889
Literary File, Photography Collection

29 items

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 Wilkie Collins Literary File consists of 29 photographs, including several portraits of Collins. Further descriptions of some items are 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This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection, which is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.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: Collins, W., unless otherwise noted.

Item List

Container                  Accession / P No. Description
*P1, P3 Carte-de-visite portraits of Collins.
*P4 Portrait of Collins.
* P5Photographic reproduction of an 1853 painted portrait by Charles Allston Collins of Wilkie Collins.
* P6-P20Photographic reproductions of pages from Collins' diary.
* 997:0079:0044Carte-de-visite portrait of Collins' mother.
* 998:0017:0001Portrait of Collins, 1875.
PH:FC-01:DR-03-04P13-P20 Glass negatives (same numbers as corresponding prints).

Index of Photographers

Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896--998:0017:0001
Watkins, Herbert--P1
Watkins, John & Charles--P3

Wilkie Collins Literary File Finding Aid
(Last modified: 10 July 2007)

Reference queries to: photography@hrc.utexas.edu

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