Archive of letters from Burne-Jones to May and Daphne Gaskell

The Ashmolean acquired this important record of the Pre-Raphaelite artists, the illustrated letters of Sir Edward Burne-Jones (1833–98) to May Gaskell. The archive consists of more than 200 letters dating from 1892 up to the year of Burne-Jones’s death.

Sir Edward Burne-Jones (1833–98) letter showing the 'fat man'.
Sir Edward Burne-Jones (1833–98) letter showing the 'fat man'
Applicant: 
Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
Location: 
University of Oxford, Beaumont Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 2PH
Region: 
South East England
Grant awarded: 
£60,000
Year awarded: 
2015