Boston Public Library

British Printmaking Collection
Collections of the Print Department

3rd Floor, McKim Building, Central Library

One of the outstanding American collections of British printmaking includes the largest American collection of the work of Legros, Cameron, Charles Shannon, Bone, John Copley, McBey, Griggs, Augustus John, Austin, Brockhurst, Rushbury, Blampied, Briscoe, and Drury, and strong collections of prints by Haden, Erick Gill and others. The Library owns 140 drawings by Thomas Stothard. A large collection of British caricature and comic art includes many drawings as well as prints.

Maypole Inn

The Maypole Inn, Third State Etching, by F.L. Griggs, 1929

Manhattan Excavation

Manhattan Excavations Dry Point, by Muirhead Bone, 1923