Miscellaneous Papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 Eng MS 1303
  • Dates of Creation
      19th and 20th centuries
  • Language of Material
      English  and French
  • Physical Description
      21 items;

Scope and Content

Holograph articles, frequently with author's corrections and editor's markings, submitted to Spielmann for publication, as follows:

  • William Black, 'The Illustrating of Books from the Author's Point of View' (see the Magazine of Art, 1891, 28 folios);
  • Ford Madox Brown, 'Self-Painted Pictures' (op. cit., 1889, 184 folios) and 'Our National Gallery' (op. cit., 1890, 133 folios);
  • Ernest Chesneau, 'Jules Dupré' in French (printed in English op. cit., 1890, 45 folios);
  • Sir George Clausen, 'The Barbizon School'; George Du Maurier, 'The Illustrating of Books from the Serious Artist's Point of View', two notebooks (op. cit., 1890, 349 folios, 311 folios);
  • W.P. [William Powell] Frith, 'Reginald Easton, Miniature Painter' (op. cit., 1893, 150 folios);
  • Richard Garnett, 'Portraits of Shelley at the National Portrait Gallery' (op. cit., 1901, 492 folios);
  • Sir Hubert van Herkomer, 'Private Theatres', dated May 1889; Fernand Khnopff, 'The Belgian School of Painting During the Last Twenty Five Years', in French, but with the title in English; E. [Edouard] Lantéri, 'Jules Dalou', in French (printed in English, op. cit., 1902, 376 folios);
  • Val Prinsep, 'A Student's Life in Paris in 1859' (op. cit., N.S. ii (1904), 338 folios); T. Wemyss Reid, 'Mr Gladstone and his Portraits' (op. cit., 1889, 82 folios); Lucy Madox Rossetti, 'Ford Madox Brown' (op. cit., 1890, 289 folios);
  • William Michael Rossetti, (a) 'Marillier's Record of Dante Rossetti' (op. cit., 1900, 211 folios), (b) 'Portraits of Robert Browning' (a shortened version is printed op. cit., 1890, 181 folios, 246 folios, 261 folios; the original letter from Browning to Gustav Natorp of 25 April 1888 quoted op. cit., p. 251, is included here, together with a short contribution in the hand of Edmund Gosse), and (c) 'Ford Madox Brown'; Robert de La Sizeranne, 'Burne-Jones vu par un français' (printed as 'In Memoriam: Sir Edward Burne-Jones. Bart. A Tribute from France' in op. cit., 1898, 513 folios).
 Also included are (a) holograph notes (8 pp.) on his career and works by the sculptor W.S. [William Silver] Frith (1850-1924), together with a letter from Frith to Spielmann, July 1901; (b) holograph notes (2 pp.) by L. [Leonard] Raven Hill on his career, marked in pencil by Spielmann Sent to me by L. Raven Hill to assist me in my article on him in the Magazine of Art. 1897, together with letters to Spielmann from Raven Hill (6 November 1902) and his wife A. [Anne] Raven Hill (18 November 1902); and (c) holograph notes on the Magazine of Art and its editorship by Spielmann.