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University of Texas, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

Kenneth Grahame:

Photography Collection Literary File at the Harry Ransom Center



Creator: Grahame, Kenneth, 1859-1932
Title: Kenneth Grahame
Dates: Circa 1900-1930s
Abstract: The Kenneth Grahame Literary File consists of 131 photographs (129 photographic prints and 2 nitrate negatives), including portraits of Grahame, his son Alastair, and various other people.
Call Number: Photography Collection PH-00281
Extent: 131 items
Language: English
Repository: The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Center

Scope and Contents

The Kenneth Grahame Literary File consists of 131 photographs (129 photographic prints and 2 nitrate negatives), including portraits of Grahame, his son Alastair, and various other people. There are also views of various places in England and Scotland. An index at the end of this guide lists photographers whose work is featured in this file.

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Restrictions

Access:

Open for research

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Related Material

The Ransom Center also holds manuscript materials by Kenneth Grahame.

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Item List

 

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LA:Box 1 Accession / P Number: 989:0023:0001-0019
Description: 8 variant formal portraits of Grahame with multiple prints.
 
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LA:Box 1 Accession / P Number: 989:0023:0020-0021
Description: Snapshots of Grahame.
 
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LA:Box 1 Accession / P Number: 989:0023:0022
Description: Snapshot of Grahame with "Mouse" (his son Alastair?).
 
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LA:Box 1 Accession / P Number: 989:0023:0024-0026
Description: Snapshots of Grahame.
 
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LA:Box 1 Accession / P Number: 989:0023:0027
Description: Formal portrait of Grahame.
 
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LA:Box 1 Accession / P Number: 989:0023:0028
Description: Portrait of Grahame with his son, Alastair, as a boy.
 
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LA:Box 1 Accession / P Number: 989:0023:0029-0034
Description: Formal portraits of Grahame.
 
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LA:Box 1 Accession / P Number: 989:0023:0035
Description: Group portrait of 16 people (men and women) standing outside a (church?) doorway.
 
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LA:Box 1 Accession / P Number: 989:0023:0036-0038
Description: Formal portrait and 2 snapshots of Grahame's wife, Elspeth Thomson.
 
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LA:Box 1 Accession / P Number: 989:0023:0039
Description: Elspeth Thomson Grahame's passport.
 
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LA:Box 1 Accession / P Number: 989:0023:0040-0044
Description: Portraits of Grahame's son, Alastair. 989:0023:0041 is accompanied by a handwritten note; 989:0023:0044 was taken on the same occasion as 989:0023:0028.
 
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LA:Box 1 Accession / P Number: 989:0023:0045-0052
Description: Portraits of three unidentified women (989:0023:0045, 0047, and 0050), an unidentified man (989:0023:0046), and a very young child (Alastair?) (989:0023:0048-0049, 0051-0052).
 
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LA:Box 1 Accession / P Number: 989:0023:0053-0054
Description: 2 different portraits of an unidentified woman.
 
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LA:Box 1 Accession / P Number: 989:0023:0055
Description: Photograph of a Wellington bookcase.
 
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LA:Box 1 Accession / P Number: 989:0023:0056-0069
Description: Chiefly photographs of Alastair as a boy, both alone and with others, including his father (formerly laid in an album).
 
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LA:Box 2 Accession / P Number: 989:0023:0070-0096
Description: Views of various places in England and Scotland, including a photograph of tree peonies in Grahame's garden (989:0023:0071), and some photographic postcards.
 
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LA:Box 2 Accession / P Number: 989:0023:0097-0124
Description: Views of woods, (English?) countryside, and various houses. Original packaging labeled "Leonard Smith Photographs." (Some images are infrared).
 
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LA:Box 2 Accession / P Number: 989:0023:0125-0127
Description: 3 copies of a photograph of a group of people standing outside of a building; inscribed on the versos of 989:0023:0125-0126: "Waving adieu on / Kenneth Grahame's / Wedding Day / left to right - Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch / The Late Major Bevil Quiller-Couch / The Late Anthony Hope Hawkins / Sir Courtauld[?] Thomson in doorway."
 
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LA:Box 2 Accession / P Number: 2001:0053:0017-0018
Description: Views of a lawn and garden (2001:0053:0017) and a river (2001:0053:0018).
 
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LA:Box 2 Accession / P Number: 2001:0053:0019
Description: View of a brick house, circa 1900.
 
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NV:LF Boxes Accession / P Number: 989:0023:0022
Description: Nitrate negative of a snapshot of Grahame with "Mouse" (corresponds to the photographic print with the same accession number in Box 1).
 
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NV:LF Boxes Accession / P Number: 989:0023:0023
Description: Nitrate negative.

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 Index of Photographers 

  • Basebe, A.--989:0023:0036
  • Bruton, J. E.--989:0023:0045
  • Corbett, Alexander, photographer--989:0023:0043
  • Gillman & Co.--989:0023:0041-0042
  • Grace, Z.--989:0023:0072
  • Hills & Saunders--989:0023:0040
  • Hollyer, Frederick, 1837-1933--989:0023:0001-0019
  • Mendelssohn, H. S. (Hayman Selig), 1848-1908--989:0023:0050
  • Phillips, Lawrence, photographer--989:0023:0091-0096
  • Smith, S. H., photographer--989:0023:0048-0049
  • Swaine & Co.--989:0023:0051-0052
  • Thomson, J. (John), 1837-1921--989:0023:0053-0054
  • Thomson, William. S., photographer--989:0023:0081, 989:0023:0083-0090

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