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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Representations, often portraits, that exaggerate certain features or characteristics to humorous or ludicrous effect.

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

Album of caricatures by John A Hipkins: '5. The Ladies. M.D's. Colonials'., 1879-1918, undated.

Identifier: MS.2923
Scope and Contents

The caricatures are especially of Mrs Edwin Edwards (with a note on her and her husband), Julia Sandeman, and Robert Russell and John Robertson of Durban. There are also some holiday sketches.

Dates: 1879-1918, undated.

Album of caricatures by John A Hipkins: '6. Musicians'., 1876-1929, undated.

Identifier: MS.2924
Scope and Contents

The caricatures are preceded by a letter of Sir George Henschel enclosing a poem written by him on the death of John A Hipkins, 1933.

Dates: 1876-1929, undated.

Album of caricatures by John A Hipkins: '7. Literature. Art. Music'., 1871-1926, undated.

Identifier: MS.2925
Scope and Contents

Contains caricatures of the Hueffers, John Sliegh (see MS.2930), Thomas Nelson MacLean, and others; also the Hipkins family on tour.

Dates: 1871-1926, undated.

Album of caricatures by John A Hipkins: '8. The artist at different periods. Sketches from nature ...The wood-engravers ... My relations', etc., 1870-1932, undated.

Identifier: MS.2926
Scope and Contents

Contains caricatures of colleagues of John A Hipkins at Harral's wood-engraving studio, his family, servants, friends, and unknown persons; preceded by portraits and photographs of the artist.

Dates: 1870-1932, undated.

Albums of caricatures by John A Hipkins., Circa 1870-1933, undated.

Identifier: MSS.2919-2927
Scope and Contents The caricatures, which date from about 1870 to 1932, the year before the artist's death, depict many celebrities of the artistic, musical, and literary worlds, by whom the house of his father, Alfred James Hipkins, the musical antiquary, was much frequented.At the beginning of MS.2919 is a biographical notice of Hipkins by his sister; there are portraits of him by her, 1879, at the beginning of MSS.2923-2924, 2926; and his own caricatures of himself appear in MSS.2919 (page 25),...
Dates: Circa 1870-1933, undated.

Albums of caricatures by John A Hipkins, wood-engraver, with scrap-books containing material collected by or associated with him.

Identifier: MSS.2919-2931
Scope and Contents

The volumes, which have been arranged and provided with biographical notes and lists of contents by John A Hipkins's sister, Miss Edith J Hipkins, the painter, illustrate the cultivated life of London in the late nineteenth century and the early twentieth. Since Hipkins himself was deaf, there is much material relating to the artistic and other activities of the deaf.

Dates: Late 19th century-early 20th century.

Caricature, undated, probably by J G Lockhart

Identifier: Acc.10010
Scope and Contents

With two letters, 1955, of Marion Lochhead and other correspondence concerning the caricature.

Dates: 1955 and undated.

Correspondence and papers of Sir John Dalrymple, 4th Baronet.

Identifier: Acc.9928
Scope and Contents

Includes papers on inventions and a series of caricatures Dalrymple planned with James Gillray.

Dates: 1793-1810 and undated.

Letters of Jane Welsh Carlyle., 1845-1847.

Identifier: MS.603
Scope and Contents

Number 201 is a caricature drawn by Mrs Pauler, ‘Hero worship reduced to faute de mieux’.

Dates: 1845-1847.

Microfilm of letters, [?1873-?1894], and verses and caricatures, 1892, chiefly of Robert Louis Stevenson., [?1873-?1894.]

Identifier: Mf.Sec.MSS.815
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows: Short book of verses and caricatures, 1892, by Robert Louis Stevenson and his stepdaughter, Mrs Strong (MS.8791);

Letters, [?1873-?1894], of Robert Louis Stevenson to Mrs Sitwell, afterwards Lady Colvin (MS.99, parts I-II).

Dates: [?1873-?1894.]

Microfilm of letters, verses and caricatures, chiefly of Robert Louis Stevenson.

Identifier: Mf.Sec.MSS.815-816
Dates: [?1873]-4th quarter of 19th century.

Microfilm of Nineteenth century literary manuscripts. Part 4. The correspondence and papers of J G Lockhart. Reel 17., [?1758-?1854.] 

Identifier: Mf.Sec.MSS.1310
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:  Letters, undated, of Sir Walter Scott and his family and of John Gibson Lockhart, with several anonymous letters, verses and other fragments addressed to or collected by Scott's mother (MS.1558);   Notebooks, undated, of John Gibson Lockhart (MSS.1623-1624);    "Ladies’ Album" (Edinburgh, undated), in which are pasted caricatures of persons, some of which are probably by John Gibson Lockhart (MS.1625);   Scrap-book, containing caricatures, some dated 1813, and...
Dates: [?1758-?1854.]