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Richard Doyle Papers

Summary Information
Title: Richard Doyle Papers
Dates: undated
Creator: Doyle, Richard
Extent: 1 box
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-488
1 ink and water color drawing

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.


This collection is protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials.


Miscellaneous art,

Biographical Sketch

Richard Doyle was born in London in September of 1824, and died December 11, 1883 in London. He was an artist and caricaturist. In 1843 he became a regular contributor to the humor magazine Punch, but left in 1850 because of its anti-Catholic bias. He had a special gift for painting parades, processions, and historical pageantry, and also became a leading illustrator of fairyland figures, such as pixies, giants, trolls, etc.

Biographical source: Something About the Author , vol. 21

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains 1 ink and water color drawing.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Doyle, Richard
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Miscellaneous art  
Box MC1472
ink and water color drawing (1 p.)  Box MC1472