• Title
    W B Yeats: Images of a Poet Photographic Collection
  • Reference
    MS 5299
  • Production date
  • Scope and Content
    Images used in the, W B Yeats Images of a Poet exhibition, displayed during 1961 at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester and The Building Centre, Dublin. The collection also includes further images collected, as part of the research that took place in curating the exhibition. The exhibition built on a previous photographic exhibition, entitled I, The Poet William Yeats, curated by Professor D. J. Gordon at the University of Reading in 1957. Professor Gordon contributed his photographs and alongwith Ian Fletcher, also of the University of Reading, wrote the greater part of the exhibition catalogue for the 1961 exhibition.
  • Extent
    13 boxes
  • Level of description
  • Content person
  • System of arrangment
    The collection has been arranged in boxes, following the exhibition headings: The Image of the Poet; Persons and Places; The Poet and the Theatre; Byzantium and Symbolic Art and Visionary Landscape and the items have been numbered using the running number ascribed to them in the exhibition catalogue.
  • Finding aids
    Exhibition Catalogue, "W B Yeats Images of a Poet" (Special Collections reference: 821.912 YEA/W)
  • Related objects
    MS 2638/2, MS 5682, MS 5683, MS 4619/1/54