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Crowquill (Alfred) Papers
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Description
Alfred Crowquill was a pseudonym used by Alfred Henry Forrester (1804-1872), an English author and artist. This collection consists primarily of letters addressed to Forrester from 1824 through 1905.
Background
Alfred Henry Forrester (1804-1872) was an English author and artist, who used the pseudonym of Alfred Crowquill. Forrester was born on September 10, 1804. Forrester frequently collaborated with his brother Charles Robert Forrester, who was a lawyer and writer. Crowquill's works included "Memorial of the Great Exhibition of 1851," a statuette of Wellington Bear, and Phantasmagoria of Fun. Forrester died on May 26, 1872.
Extent
6 Linear Feet (5 boxes, 2 oversize folders, 1 volume)
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
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