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Finding Aid for the Edmund Evans Etchings After Randolph Caldecott, 1897-1907
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Edmund Evans Etchings After Randolph Caldecott,
    Date (inclusive): 1897-1907
    Collection number: 399
    Creator: Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905
    Extent: 1 oversize box
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Edmund Evans (1826-1905) was born in Southwark, London, England. In 1840, he was apprenticed to wood-engraver Ebenezer Landells. He started a business as a wood-engraver, first on Fleet St., then on Racquet Court and became known as a color engraver. The collection consists of two etchings on steel from drawings by Randolph Caldecott. There are also three prints from the above two etchings, as well as another made by the Camberwell School of Arts in 1986, together with a brief history of these plates.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Edmund Evans Etchings After Randolph Caldecott (Collection 399). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1218006 

    Biography

    Evans was born February 23, 1826 in Southwark, London, England; educated at a school in Jamaica Row; at 13 became reading boy at Samuel Bentley's, printers in Shoe Lane; in 1840 he was apprenticed to wood-engraver Ebenezer Landells; started business as wood-engraver, first on Fleet St., then on Racquet Court; became known as color engraver, printing The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith (1858), followed by Common Objects of the Sea Shore, and Common Objects of the Country; printed A Chronicle of England (1864); printed children's books by Walter Crane, Randolph Caldecott, and Kate Greenaway.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of two etchings on steel--Ride a Cock Horse and The Seasons, Kensington Gardens--by Edmund Evans, from drawings by Randolph Caldecott. There are also three prints from the above two etchings, as well as another made by the Camberwell School of Arts in 1986, together with a brief history of these plates.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905--Archives.
    Caldecott, Randolph, 1846-1886.
    Printmakers--England--Archival resources.
    Etching, English--Specimens.
    Etchings.