A Being More Intense: British Romantic Writers in the Rare Book Collection


Acknowledgments

The exhibition was co-curated by Charles B. McNamara and Sarah E. Fass. The curators collaborated in writing and preparing the text and checklist included in this Web site. They would like to acknowledge their debt to Amanda T. Ross and Melissa Hubbard for their assistance in researching this exhibition. Editorial and/or logistical support were provided by Susan Bales, Libby Chenault, Sandi Honnold, Andrea Knowlton, Jan Paris, and Julia Thompson. Alison S. Duncan produced the graphic design for this Web site.

Illustration Sources

EXHIBITION INDEX: Illustration by Gustave Doré for an edition of Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1877). From the Rare Book Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

OTHERS: The portrait of John Keats in the Introduction was reproduced from an engraving found in The Poetical Works of John Keats (London: Frederick Warne and Co., [ca. 1872]). The portrait of Felicia Hemans in the Introduction was reproduced from an engraving by Edward Smith after Edward Robertson and found in Henry F. Chorley’s Memorials of Mrs. Hemans (London: Saunders and Otley, 1836; 2 volumes).The portrait of Percy Bysshe Shelley in the Introduction was reproduced from an engraving by W. Finden from an 1819 painting by Amelia Curran and found in the Rare Book Collection’s extra-illustrated copy of Leigh Hunt’s Lord Byron and Some of His Contemporaries (London: Henry Colburn, 1828). The engraving of the Bastille by Pierre Gabriel Berthault after a design by Jean Louis Prieur in the Introduction was reproduced from volume one of the Collection complète des tableaux historiques de la Révolution française (Paris: Auber, 1804; 3 volumes) courtesy of the Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Special Collections Library of Duke University. The portrait of William Wordsworth on the William Wordsworth Collection page was reproduced from an engraving by J. B. Longacre after a drawing by W. Boxall and found in The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, edited by Henry Reed (Philadelphia: James Kay, Jun. and Brother...; Boston: James Munroe and Company..., 1837). The 1819 map of the Lake District in England was reproduced from an engraving in John Robinson’s A Guide to the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmoreland, and Lancashire (London: Printed for Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, and Jones...,1819). The portrait of Lord Byron on the Lord Byron Collection page was reproduced from an 1814 engraving by T. Blood from an 1813 painting by Richard Westall and found in the Rare Book Collection’s extra-illustrated copy of Leigh Hunt’s Lord Byron and Some of His Contemporaries (London: Henry Colburn, 1828). The image of Byron’s Don Juan was reproduced from an engraving by Charles Rolls from a painting by H. Richter and found in The Byron Gallery (London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1833). The portrait of Bonaparte à la bataille d’Arcole on the General Holdings page was reproduced from a 1798 engraving by Giuseppe Longhi after a painting by Baron Antoine Jean Gros. The engraving is in the William Henry Hoyt Collection in the Rare Book Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Lower Fall, Rydal, on the General Holdings page, was designed by Birket Foster and engraved by the Brothers Dalziel, and was reproduced from Poems of William Wordsworth, edited by Robert Aris Willmott (London: George Routledge & Co., 1859). All other images are reproduced from books or other original materials in the Rare Book Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Fuller bibliographical details for books can be found in the checklist.

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