Biographical materials and criticism
- Harrison Weir: ‘a man of many parts’
- Weir and Nature: his work for adults
- Weir, anthropomorphism, and moralizing books for children and adults
- Weir’s influence: Disney and American cartoons
- Praise of Country Life by Joshua Sylvester
- The Only One(the Earth) by Joshua Sylvester
- The Only One (the Air) by Joshua Sylvester
- The Only One (the Sea) by Joshua Sylvester
- Squirrel (front cover of the Band of Hope Review)
- Birds from the Crystal Palace Show
- Prize Poultry, Pigeons, and Dogs at the Birmingham Show
- The Peacock
- The Leopard
- Pelicans and storks
- The hippopotamus
- Cattle in shade
- The Eagle
- The Old Shepherd's Dog
- A very great bear
- A very great bear (2)
- A sagacious dog
- Dog and ducks
- The good-natured dog
- The fast dog
- The literary dog
Primary Works and Sources of Information
Blatty, Joseph. Harrison Weir: Artist, Author and Poultryman. Beech Publishing House, 2003.
Brothers Dalziel, The. A Record of Work: 1840–1900. 1901; rpt. London: Batsford, 1978.
Elwes, Alfred. The Adventures of a Bear. London: Addey & Co., 1853.
Elwes, Alfred. The Adventures of a Dog. London: Addey & Co., 1857.
Funny Dogs with Funny Tales. London: Addey & Co., 1852.
George Cruikshank’s Table Book. London: Punch Office, 1845.
Grandville, J. J. Scenès de La Vie Privée et Publique des Animaux. Paris: Hetzel et Paulin, 1842.
Graves, Algernon. The Royal Academy of Arts: A Complete Dictionary of Contributors from its Foundation in 1769 to 1904. Vol. 3. London: Bell, 1905.
Hibberd, Shirley. Clever Dogs, Horses, etc. London: Partridge, n. d. .
Houfe, Simon. The Dictionary of 19th Century Illustrators and Caricaturists. Woodbridge, Suffolk: The Antique Collectors’ Club, 1978; revised ed., 1996.
Illustrated London News, The. 1843–66.
Ingpen, Roger. ‘Harrison Weir’. Oxford DNB. www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/36817, accessed 9 March 2013.
Kingston, W. H. G. Stories of the Sagacity of Animals. London: Nelson, 1892.
Levine, George. Darwin Loves You: Natural Selection and the the Re-Enchantment of the World. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006.
Maas, Jeremy. Victorian Painters. London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1978.
Pictorial Cabinet of Marvels, The. London: James Sangster, n.d. .
Poetry of Nature, The.Selected & Illustrated by Harrison Weir. London: Sampson Low, 1861.
Redfield, James.Comparative Physiognomy; or Resemblances between Men and Animals. New York: for the author, 1852.
Stories about Birds. London: Cassell, Petter, & Galpin, n.d. .
Summer Time in the Country. Ed. R. A. Willmott. London: Routledge, 1858.
Turner, Catherine Ann [Mrs Dorset].The Peacock at Home.London: Grant & Griffith, 1854.
Victorian Animal Dreams: Representations of Animals in Victorian Literature and Culture. Eds. Deborah Denenholz Morse and Martin A. Danahay. Burlington VT: Ashgate, 2007.
Weir, Harrison. Animal Stories Old and New. London: Sampson Low, n.d. .
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