Chapter in the 1934 book, Early Victorian England

Scope and Content

This series includes:

-editorial correspondence with Young

-post-publication correspondence

-research notes on the Royal Academy

-research notes on the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood

-miscellaneous research notes (in two parts)

Administrative / Biographical History

Oppé contributed a chapter entitled, 'Art', to Young, G.M., ed. (1934) Early Victorian England. Vol. II. London: Oxford University Press [a copy is available in the Paul Mellon Centre library along with Oppé's annotated copy of an offprint of his chapter, see below URLs].

This chapter is a survey of art in this period using the Royal Academy and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood as the principle and contrasting points of reference but also exploring the life and work of many artists within the context of Victorian England.

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