Friday, February 27, 2009

Birds by Edward Lear

Exhibit about Edward Lear, who "is best remembered for his Nonsense, the preposterous rhymes and sketches loved by generations of children. ... This exhibit focuses on a brief period of Lear's youth [when] ... he created some of the most extraordinary images of birds ever made." Features examples of his illustrations of birds such as the parrot, crow, toucan, and owl. Also includes limericks and a brief bibliography. From Albert R. Mann Library, Cornell University.
Link: http://exhibits.mannlib.cornell.edu/lear/
Access: Free