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Merlin Holland collection of Peter Forster's De Profundis color woodblock prints, approximately 1991-2011

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-037

Scope and Contents

Peter Forster's color prints and masks of the image "Awful Brevity" used in the 1991 Folio Society edition of Oscar Wilde's De Profundis. The prints serve as an illustrative example of the printmaking process.

Dates

  • 1991 - 2011

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use with the signing of the Reader's Registration Form.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Peter Forster (b. 1934) is a British wood engraver, watercolorist, illustrator, poster designer, commercial artist, and satirist. He publishes his own wood engravings and books. (Allgemeines Kuenstlerlexikon via Library of Congress Authorities)

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 half box)

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

Collection shelved on 3rd floor.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift

Creator

Source

Title
Merlin Holland collection of Peter Forster's De Profundis woodblock prints, approximately 1991-2011
Status
Completed
Author
Alison Greenlee
Date
2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

Contact:
McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
2933 E. 6th St
Tulsa 74104-3123 US US
918-631-2496
918-631-5022 (Fax)