The BSR holds several items relating to the engraver and 1921 Rome Scholar Lilian Whitehead (1894-1959) in its archival collections. Many of these items have been preserved in the archives as copies of prints, as well as photographs of the original presses.

Lilian Whitehead Collection, catalogue 1921, BSR Fine Arts Archive
Entry for ‘Lilian Whitehead’ in the original catalogue of the Engraving Collection

Here are some that have been preserved through glass photographs.

  • Lilian Whitehead, Bubbles (c.1921), BSR Fine Arts Archive
  • Lilian Whitehead, Alya, c.1921 (BSR Fine Arts Archive)

Many have been preserved in both mediums.

  • Lilian Whitehead, The Bar Keeper, 1921 (BSR Fine Arts Archive)
  • Lilian Whitehead, photo of artwork, 1921 (BSR Fine Arts Archive)
  • Lilian Whitehead, Candlelight, 1921 (BSR Fine Arts Archive)
  • Lilian Whitehead, photo of artwork, 1921 (BSR Fine Arts Archive)
  • Lilian Whitehead, St. John in the Wilderness, 1921 (BSR Fine Arts Archive)
  • Lilian Whitehead, photo of artwork, 1921 (BSR Fine Arts Archive)

Some have been preserved as physical copies only.

  • Lilian Whitehead, Incident from Book of Ruth, 1921 (BSR Fine Arts Archive)
  • Lilian Whitehead, Portrait (old man), 1921 and Breakfast time, 1921 (BSR Fine Arts Archive)
  • Lilian Whitehead, Italian Restaurant Orchestra, 1921 (BSR Fine Arts Archive)

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Meet Lilian Whitehead (1894-1959)
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