Biographical materials and criticism

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William Gilbert's Ruth Thornbury; or the Old Maid's Story

Anthony Trollope's The Claverings

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Charles Lever’s The Bramleighs of Bishop’s Folly

The Ordel for Wives


Periodicals and other works in which Edwards' illustrations appeared

The Argosy (1868).

Braddon, M.E. Birds of Prey. Belgravia 2 (June 1867). Co-illustrated by Braddon.

The Churchman’s Family Magazine (1863–64).

Good Words (1866).

The Graphic (1869–80).

Idyllic Pictures. London: Cassell, Petter, & Galpin, 1867. Co-illustrated by Edwards.

The Illustrated Times (1867).

Lever, Charles. The Bramleighs of Bishop’s Folly. London: Chapman & Hall, 1872. Illustrated by M. E. Edwards.

Once a Week (1865–68).

The Quiver (1864–68).

The Sunday Magazine (1865).

Trollope, Anthony. The Claverings. The Cornhill Magazine 13–15 (1866–67).

Secondary Works

[Anon] ‘The Claverings.London Review 14 (11 May 1867): p.547.

Cherry, Deborah. Victorian Woman Artists. London: Routledge, 1993.

Clayton, Ellen C. English Female Artists. 2 Vols. London: Tinsley, 1876.

Cooke, Simon. Illustrated Periodicals of the 1860s. London: British Library, 2010.

Engen, Rodney. Exhibition of Proof Wood Engravings at the Mendez Gallery. Stroud: Hodgkins, 1986.

Garrigan, Kristine Ottesen. ‘Women Artists.’ Victorian Britain: An Encyclopaedia. Ed. Sally Mitchell. Abingdon: Routledge, 2011. pp. 864 –66.

Gerrish Nunn, Pamela. Victorian Women Artists. London: The Women’s Press, 1987.

Hall, N. John. Trollope and His Illustrators. New York: St Martins Press, 1980.

The Newcastle Guardian and Tyne Mercury. 8 August 1868. p. 7.

Reid, Forrest. Illustrators of the Eighteen Sixties. 1928; rpt. New York: Dover, 1975.

Trollope, Anthony. An Autobiography. 2 Vols. London: Blackwood, 1883.

White, Gleeson. English Illustration: The Sixties, 1855–70. 1897; rpt. Bath: Kingsmead, 1970.

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