Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Lyrics in Grey

Posted in Beinecke Library, Yale Collection of American Literature by beineckepoetry on July 2, 2010

Etching by Walworth Stilson from “Sonnets,” a bound volume of 224 manuscript poems drafted by Stilson, circa1930-1945 , with annotations and tipped in engravings; includes series “Sonnets from Lyrics in Grey” and “Sonnets: The West.”

William Walworth Stilson (1874-1962) was a Connecticut artist born in New Milford and a resident of Bridgeport and Shelton. He illustrated several books, including Willard Nelson Clute, Our Ferns in Their Haunts (1901); William Cullen Bryant, Thanatopsis (1909); and Hamilton Wright Mabie,The Writers of Knickerbocker New York (1912). (MM)

Walworth Stilson Papers,  Yale Collection of American Literature, (YCAL MSS 333)




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