Jan Ormerod Collection

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1840 JO
  • Dates of Creation
      c 1981
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 artwork box

Scope and Content

Contains artwork for the picture book 'Sunshine'. Contains the preliminary sketch material, unfinished artwork, alternative artwork that was not used in the final publication, final artwork that was used in the original edition and in a subsequent edition, and colour proofs.

Administrative / Biographical History

Created by Jan Ormerod in the course of her illustrating career.


Material has been arranged as follows:

JO/01: 'Sunshine'

JO/01/01: Preliminary material

JO/01/02: Unfinished artwork

JO/01/03: Final artwork for a new edition

JO/01/04: Final artwork for the original hardback edition

JO/01/05: Proofs

Items of artwork within each file have been arranged by the order in which they appear in the book.

Access Information

Accessible to all researchers, by appointment only.

Custodial History

Six items within the 'Sunshine' collection were donated by Jan Ormerod for use in the 'Incredible Journeys' exhibition at Seven Stories in 2005. The remainder of the material for the book was donated by Jan Ormerod in 2007.

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