Anne Yeats Gift (1996)
The Jack Butler Yeats archives (sub-fonds) include a wide range of material reflecting his career as an illustrator, painter, and author. Included in this material is a collection of 204 sketchbooks comprising over 10,000 pages along with further loose drawings & other original artworks; manuscripts of his plays and novels; complete sets of A broadsheet (1902-1903) and A broadside (1908-1915); copies of books he illustrated; private documentation of his work which includes workbooks, indexes, and scrapbooks of contemporary comment; and catalogues of his exhibitions. Also included are letters received by Jack Butler Yeats; studio photographs of Jack and his mother Susan Yeats and amateur photographs of family and friends and various homes; photographs taken by John Millington Synge on the Aran islands; collections of postcards, Christmas cards, bookplates, playbills, varied images; scrapbooks of varied visual material; a miniature theatre collection; artefacts including the artist’s easel, smock, and medals; model boats; late financial records; a collection of periodicals; and a personal library collection. This sub-fonds also includes a painting by Elizabeth Corbet Yeats. The Mary Cottenham Yeats archives (sub-fonds) consist of papers, artwork, and other items accumulated by Mary Cottenham Yeats throughout her life. These include papers and photographs relating to the families of her parents; letters received; paintings, drawings, and embroideries by Mary Cottenham Yeats; and personal items such as school exercise books, recipe books, an address book, and a box of beads, costume jewellery, and other oddments. The Dun Emer and Cuala industries archives (sub-fonds) comprise examples of the printing and embroidery work of the Yeats sisters, Elizabeth Corbet Yeats and Lily Yeats. Also included are miscellaneous items relating to Dun Emer such as certificates and a photograph. This sub-fonds also includes two full sets of A broadside (1908-1915), edited and illustrated by Jack Butler Yeats and printed by Elizabeth Corbet Yeats at Cuala Press.
Jack Butler Yeats (1871-1957), Mary Cottenham Yeats (1867-1947), Elizabeth Corbet Yeats (1868-1940), Lily Yeats (1866-1949), Dun Emer industries, Cuala industries, Anne Yeats (1919-2001)
|Title||Anne Yeats Gift (1996)|
|Creator||Jack Butler Yeats (1871-1957), Mary Cottenham Yeats (1867-1947), Elizabeth Corbet Yeats (1868-1940), Lily Yeats (1866-1949), Dun Emer industries, Cuala industries, Anne Yeats (1919-2001)|
|Extent||204 sketchbooks, 115 boxes & 15 outsize boxes, [c.400] volumes|
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