Robin de Beaumont (Biographical details)

Robin de Beaumont (British; Male; 1926)

Also known as

de Beaumont, Robin; Beaumont, Robin de; de Beaumont, Robert Henri Louis-Charles

Biography

Architect and later antiquarian book dealer and collector; born in Glasgow. Donated his collection of British wood-engraved illustrated books (plus related prints and drawings) to the BM in 1992 (with a supplement in 1996).

Bibliography

Paul Goldman, 'Victorian Illustrated Books 1850-1870, the hey-day of wood-engraving', BMP 1994 (with a checklist of the gift at the end)