Edwin Fagg, illustrator : papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Advertisements (ca.1885-1945); designs and sketches for advertisements and books (ca.1885-1945); printed ephemera (ca.1885-1945); photographs, including two presumed to be of Edwin Fagg (ca.1900); certificate (1885); postcard (undated).

Administrative / Biographical History

Edwin Fagg worked as an illustrator for advertisements, magazines and books, and as a writer and lecturer. In the early part of the 20th century he worked at Newbridge Road in Bath although he later moved to Bankside, London. He designed illustrations for advertisements for products including Beecham's pills, Harbutt's plasticine and Raleigh bicycles, and was appointed official guide to the Tate Gallery in 1920.

Conditions Governing Access

This archive collection is available for consultation in the V&A Blythe House Archive and Library Study Room by appointment only. Full details of access arrangements may be found here: http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/ articles/a/archives/.

Access to some of the material may be restricted. These restrictions are noted in the catalogue where relevant.

Conditions Governing Use

Information on copying and commercial reproduction may be found here: http:// www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/a/archives/.