Artworks and letters of William Thomas Horton

The collection contains paintings and drawings by the symbolist artist William Thomas Horton (1864-1919), together with transcripts of letters from H. Rider Haggard, W.B. Yeats and others.

He became involved in spiritualism in his graphic work, and was influenced by the French artist Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen. Horton's imagery was often powerful and original, and inspired, he believed, by some occult influence.

More information

  • This collection is not yet catalogued
  • For further information about this collection, please contact Fiona Melhuish - University Museums and Special Collections Librarian.
  • Manuscript numbers MSS 174, 289
art, literature correspondence, art works horton william thomas

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