Anthony Browne Collection

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1840 ABr
  • Dates of Creation
      c 1983-1992
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      2 files

Scope and Content

Two pieces of preliminary artwork by Anthony Browne, one for the picture book 'Gorilla' and the other for the picture book 'Zoo'.

Administrative / Biographical History

Created by Anthony Browne during the course of his career as an illustrator.


Material is arranged in order of publication date as follows:

ABr/01 'Gorilla'

ABr/02 'Zoo'

Access Information

Accessible to all researchers, by appointment only.

Custodial History

The first piece of preliminary artwork was purchased by Seven Stories from Anthony Browne, through the gallery Images of Delight, in 2009. The second piece of artwork was donated by Anthony Browne at the same time, as a supplement to the purchased piece of artwork. Both drawings were displayed by 'Images of Delight' as part of the 'Behind the Scenes with Anthony Browne' exhibition, 17th - 31st October 2009 at Cox & Power, 35c Marylebone High Street, London W1U 4QA.