Brian Robb Collection

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

Scope and Content

Collection of draft material and original artwork for 'My Grandmother's Djinn' and 'The Last of the Centaurs', two children's books written and illustrated by Brian Robb, former head of the illustration department at the Royal College of Art.

Administrative / Biographical History

Created by Brian Robb during the course of his career as an illustrator.


The collection is arranged into series according to title, reflecting the arrangement of the material at the time of deposit.

Access Information

Accessible to all researchers, by appointment only.

Custodial History

Formerly part of the Brian Robb archive, held by the illustrator Quentin Blake. The material was donated to Seven Stories by Quentin Blake in 2005.

Personal Names