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RepositoryArchives and Special Collections, University of Surrey
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TitleShepard Trust collection
DescriptionMaterial relating to E H Shepard's early life and his military service, from his engagement to his return from Italy after the First World War.
The collection consists mostly of drawings created by E H Shepard, both commercially for magazines and personally during military service in the First World War.
The collection also includes photographs depicting life before and during the War, and several of Shepard's belongings.
ArrangementThese items were compiled together from the larger Shepard's Trust collection for two exhibitions. Therefore, the form of this collection is artificial. Material arranged by format and ordered chronologically.
Custodial_HistoryMaterial was loaned directly by the Shepard Trust to the House of Illustration for its "Shepard's War Exhibition" October 2015-January 2016. After the exhibition closed it was transferred to Archives & Special Collections at the University of Surrey and later deposited there. All featured in the Shepard's War exhibition at House of Illustration. Some material also featured in exhibition at Museum Huis Doorn in the Netherlands.
Reference Numbers (T numbers) were given to the items in the collection by the House of Illustration and have been retained.
Extent70 items
RulesCompiled in accordance with ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description 2nd edition, 1999; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/11157Shepard; Ernest Howard (1879-1976); Illustrator1879-1976
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