Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Wood, S. mss., 1898, consist of seven of the eight black and white watercolor illustrations by Stanley Llewellyn Wood, 1866-1928, for the book Convict 99. A True Story of Penal Servitude, by Marie C. and Robert Leighton, published by Grant Richards, London, 1898. The illustrations are present in the first edition (Lilly PR6023 .E56 C76) as follows: frontispiece; opposite p. 76; opposite page 123 and as cover illustration; opposite page 152; opposite page 214; opposite page 252; and opposite page 278. Lacking is the illustration appearing opposite page 232. All except that for page 252 are signed: Stanley Wood, and dated: 1898.

Collection size: 7 items

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