Autograph Manuscript (Gormenghast chapters 36-38)

Scope and Content

Revised draft. Dated Christmas Eve 1948.

Drawings in ink include:

  • f.4: head [Bellgrove?];
  • f.11: Bellgrove;
  • f.23: primitive creature; winged creature wearing pointed hat next to a tree, island in the background;
  • f.24v: man and child viewing giant horse on museum plinth;
  • f.26: margin doodle of the heads of two Chinese figures;
  • f.26v: Steerpike.

Conditions Governing Access


Not Public Record(s)

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Dimensions: 202mm x 166mm.

Foliation: ff.i+26.