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Finding Aid for the W. Graham Robertson Papers, 1866-1953
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Photographs

Box 1, Folder 1

Portraits of W. Graham Robertson in costume for amateur (?) theatricals.

Scope and Content Note

9 of him alone, 17 of him with other performers.
Box 1, Folder 2

28 portraits of Robertson.

Scope and Content Note

From the time he was a young man through his later years. Several of them are with his dog, Mouton.
Box 1, Folder 3

15 images.

Scope and Content Note

Mostly portraits of Robertson's family and pets, a few views of his home, Sandhills.
Box 1, Folder 4

14 portraits of actors, actresses, and friends of Robertson.

Scope and Content Note

  • 4 of Ellen Terry.
  • 1 of Julia Neilson.
  • 2 of Mrs. Patrick Campbell.
  • 4 of Sir George Alexander.
  • 1 of Miss E. Farren and Mr. E.W. Royce.
  • 1 of Elise Graven.
  • 1 unidentified snapshot.
Box 1, Folder 5

Photograph album.

Physical Description: 21 images.

Scope and Content Note

Beginning with a carte-de-visite of Robertson as in infant in August 1866, showing him at various stages of childhood and adolescence.
 

Ephemera and Photographs

Box 2, Folders 1-2

Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, 1931.

Scope and Content Note

re W. Graham 2 Robertson's autobiography, Time Was
Box 2, Folders 3-11

Unmounted newspaper clippings.

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re various Robertson publications and activities including his gift of some Blake drawings to the Tate Gallery.
Box 2, Folder 12

4 open letters, 1942-1943.

Scope and Content Note

From Swift Newton (son of A. Edward Newton), written about his service with the American Red Cross during the war, distributed by his family to his friends.
Box 2, Folders 13-14

Article about the life of Alberto Martini by Vitorio Pica.

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Typescript and galleys, written in French.
Included are 6 photographs of Martini illustrations for works of Edgar Allen Poe.
Box 2, Folder 15

Manuscript and article on Lithography by Aloys Senefelder.

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Published in The Art Chronicle, December 1913.
Box 2, Folder 16

The Studio, November 15, 1905.

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Contains an article on Robertson's work by T. Martin Wood.
Box 2, Folder 17

Snapshot album.

Physical Description: 23 images.

Scope and Content Note

Contains a few photographs of Robertson with his dogs, but mostly photographs of small children, possibly used as studies for his drawings.
 

Scrapbooks

Box 3, Folder 1

Scrapbook.

Scope and Content Note

re World War I, articles possibly written by Robertson as special news correspondent, published anonymously.
Box 3, Folder 2

Scrapbook, 1953.

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re 2 posthumous publications, a book on Robertson's Blake Collection and Letters from Graham Robertson.
Box 3, Folder 3

Scrapbook, 1929-31.

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re Robertson's plays for children.
Box 3, Folder 4

Scrapbook, 1932-43.

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re Robertson's plays for children.
Box 3, Folder 5

“The Studio,” June 15, 1908.

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Article mentioning and a re-production of “Mdlle. X” by Robertson.
Box 3, Folder 5

Catalog issued by Grafton Galleries, June 5-July 11, 1914.

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Contains works by Robertson.
Pkg. I

7 portraits of W. Graham Robertson at different ages.