Nick Sharratt Collection

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Contains artwork for 'Starring Tracy Beaker' and 'Best Friends', both novels by Jacqueline Wilson. Artwork includes finished artwork used in the final publications of the novels, and also some rough sketches and preliminary drawings. The vast majority of the artwork is line drawings in pen and ink or pencil: only a handful of the drawings are in colour. The collection contains artwork both for internal illustrations within the books, and for cover illustrations.

Administrative / Biographical History

Created by Nick Sharratt during the course of his illustrating career.

Arrangement

The collection has been arranged as follows:

NS/01: 'Best Friends' artwork

NS/02: 'Starring Tracy Beaker' artwork

Artwork for each book has been arranged by order in which the images appear in the published editions of each work.

Conditions Governing Access

Accessible to all researchers, by appointment only.

Custodial History

The collection was donated to Seven Stories by Nick Sharratt in 2006.

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