Wilkie's father William Collins (1738-1827) was a Royal Academician, whose paintings fetched prices that rivalled those of Constable. . . . His brother Charlie was an associate of the Pre-Raphaelites, and Wilkie himself had close relations with painters all his life, especially John Everett Millais and Holman Hunt ("the same sweet fellow as always"), whose painting The Triumph of the Innocents he found incomparable: "Nothing in modern art has ever done that can be put on a level with it." — John Bowen, "Champagne Moments."
- A Novelist in a family of painters [needed]
- "Awful Apparition!" [Cartoon alluding to The Woman in White]
- The Pre-Raphaelites
- The Arts in Victorian England
Illustration of Collins's Works
- Introduction to Illustrations for The Moonstone: A Romance (1868-1951)
- William Jewett's Illustrations for The Moonstone: A Romance (1868)
- F. A. Fraser's Illustrations for The Moonstone: A Romance (1890)
- John Sloan's Illustrations for The Moonstone: A Romance (1908)
- Alfred Pearse's Illustrations for The Moonstone (1910)
- Illustrations for The New Magdalen (1889)
- Charles S. Reinhart (1844-96): Illustrator for Wilkie Collins and Thomas Hardy
- Frederick Walker's poster for The Woman in White
- Cover of Dicks' Standard Plays version of No Thoroughfare
- Illustrations by John Sloan for Wilkie Collins's The Moonstone: A Romance (1908)
- William Sharp's Fifty-one Illustrations for The Moonstone (1946)
Collins, Wilkie. The Moonstone: A Romance. with sixty-six illustrations. Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization. Vol. 12 (1868), 4 January through 8 August, pp. 5-503.
Collins, Wilkie. The Moonstone: A Romance. All the Year Round. 1 January-8 August 1868.
_________. The Moonstone: A Novel. With 19 illustrations. Second edition. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1874.
_________. The Moonstone: A Romance. Illustrated by George Du Maurier and F. A. Fraser. London: Chatto and Windus, 1890.
_________. The Moonstone. With 19 illustrations. The Works of Wilkie Collins. New York: Peter Fenelon Collier, 1900. Volumes 6 and 7.
_________. The Moonstone: A Romance. With four illustrations by John Sloan. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1908.
_________. The Moonstone: A Romance. Illustrated by A. S. Pearse. London & Glasgow: Collins, 1910, rpt. 1930.
_________. The Moonstone. With forty-nine illustrations by William Sharp. New York: Doubleday, 1946.
_________. The Moonstone: A Romance. With nine illustrations by Edwin La Dell. London: Folio Society, 1951.
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Lonoff, Sue. Chapter 7: "The Moonstone and Its Audience." Wilkie Collins and His Readers: A Study in the Rhetoric of Authorship. New York: AMS Studies in the Nineteenth Century, 1982. Pp. 170-227.
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Peters, Catherine. The King of the Inventors: A Life of Wilkie Collins. London: Minerva, 1991.
Reed, John R. "English Imperialism and the Unacknowledged crime of The Moonstone. Clio 2, 3 (June, 1973): 281-290.
Robinson, Kenneth. "Chapter 12: 'The Moonstone'." Wilkie Collins: A Biography London: The Bodley Head, 1951. Pp. 200-224.
Stewart, J. I. M. "Introduction" to Wilkie Collins's The Moonstone." Hardmondsworth: Penguin, 1966. Pp. 7-24.
Stewart, J. I. M. "A Note on Sources." Wilkie Collins's The Moonstone. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1966, rpt. 1973. Pp. 527-8.
Vann, J. Don. "The Moonstone in All the Year Round, 4 January-8 1868." Victorian Novels in Serial. New York: Modern Language Association, 1985. Pp. 48-50.
Winter, William. "Wilkie Collins." Old Friends: Being Literary Recollections of Other Days. New York: Moffat, Yard, & Co., 1909. Pp. 203-219.
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