This collection comprises records of paintings and drawings submitted to the Stationers’ Company for copyright protection between 1862 and 1912. The records are entry forms containing information about the creative works being submitted for copyright protection, with attached samples of those creative works. The details found in the entry forms include:

  • A description of the painting or drawing
  • The names and addresses of the copyright proprietor
  • The names and addresses of the author of the work
  • Dates of the registration

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