Edward Ardizzone Collection

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1840 EA
  • Dates of Creation
      c 1951-1953
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      3 artwork boxes

Scope and Content

Original artwork by Edward Ardizzone for 'Tim and Charlotte' and 'Tim in Danger', including preparatory dummies of 'Tim and Charlotte' and finished artwork for both books.

Administrative / Biographical History

Created by Edward Ardizzone during the course of his career as an illustrator.


Material is arranged according to title, with titles arranged in chronological order of publication.

Access Information

Accessible to all researchers, by appointment only.

Custodial History

The artwork was donated to Seven Stories in two separate donations - the first donation, consisting of original artwork for 'Tim in Danger' (EA/02), was donated by Ardizzone's daughter, Christianna Clemence, in 2004; the second donation, consisting of original artwork and dummies for 'Tim and Charlotte' (EA/01), was donated by Ardizzone's daughter-in-law, Antoinetta Ardizzone, in 2007.

Related Material

Two related books, a paperback copy of 'Tim in Danger' (Scholastic, 2002) and a copy of 'Edward Ardizzone: a Bibliographic Commentary' by Brian Alderson (Oak Knoll Press, 2003), were donated by Laura Cecil, literary agent for the Ardizzone Estate, in 2004.

A small amount of correspondence from Edward Ardizzone to Kaye Webb was donated to Seven Stories by Judy Taylor Hough in 1998. See The Judy Taylor Hough Collection of Edward Ardizzone Letters collection level description [JTH] for further details.