Gill, Arthur Eric Rowton, 1882-1940 (Sculptor and Engraver)
- Existence: 1882 - 1940
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
One copy of Meynell's bookplate by Eric Gill printed from the wood-engraving (?); artwork for reproduction (dated 17 July 1944 on verso); and artwork for a simplified form of the winged horse The bookplate without 'E libris' or 'Francis Meynell' appeared on the title-page of the 1944 printing.
Undated Christmas card (to Meynell?). With this are an autograph letter from Gill to Wilfrid Meynell (1912); specimens of Gill's bookplate for Meynell; and printed items including The Game (no. 2; Dec. 1916).
Two original autograph ms. letters (1931, 1933) and 2 photocopies (1929). With the photocopies is a keepsake for the nuptial mass of Petra Gill and Denis Tegetmeier dated 7 Jan. 1930, printed by the Fanfare Press.
The letters are variously ms. copies, typescript carbon copies, and photocopies. With a note from 1983 is a pencil sketch (photocopy) of Eric Gill made by Michael Kelly in 1940. The last letter in the sequence is addressed to 'the family Tegetmeier' after Denis's death (1987).
Prospectus for The collected works of Francis Thompson and The collected poems of Alice Meynell; proofs of 2 wood-engravings by Eric Gill.
This series consists of: Morison's collection of papers on Gill deposited by him at Cambridge University Press on 24 May 1939; additions to this collection made by Brooke Crutchley; and later papers of Morison relating to Gill. All these papers are mixed here. Items 1-8 are correspondence of Gill; 9- 15 other correspondence; 16-60 all other material, arranged roughly chronologically.