Thursday, 29 September 2016

'A Catalogue of Life' - examples of illustrated notebooks.



'A Catalogue of Life'
Here are examples of JVL's work in an exhibition of 48 of his illustrated diaries and notebooks in the 'Wunderkammer' 
at the Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft, Sussex.

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

'A Catalogue of Life',- illustrated notebooks & diaries at Ditching Museum


'A Catalogue of Life'
Here is an exhibition of 48 of my illustrated diaries and notebooks in the 'Wunderkammer' 
at the Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft, Sussex.


The exhibition includes 'The Book Beautiful: William Morris, Hiary Pepler and the Private Press Story'.
'Dyeing Now: Makers celebrate Ethel Mairet's legacy'.
Tadek Betulich: Beyond Craft'

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

The Young Girl of Majorca (Edward Lear)


The Young Girl of Majorca (Edward Lear),
an illustration by John Vernon Lord in The Nonsense Verse of Edward Lear
Jonathan Cape, 1984.

Monday, 26 September 2016

The Old Person of Loo (Edward Lear)


The Old Person of Loo (Edward Lear),
an illustration by John Vernon Lord in The Nonsense Verse of Edward Lear
Jonathan Cape, 1984.

Sunday, 25 September 2016

The Old Man of Madras (Edward Lear)


The Old Man of Madras (Edward Lear),
an illustration by John Vernon Lord in The Nonsense Verse of Edward Lear
Jonathan Cape, 1984.

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

The Old Man with a gong (Edward Lear)


The Old Man with a gong (Edward Lear),
an illustration by John Vernon Lord in The Nonsense Verse of Edward Lear
Jonathan Cape, 1984.

Monday, 19 September 2016

The Pelican Chorus (Edward Lear)

The Pelican Chorus (Edward Lear),
an illustration by John Vernon Lord in The Nonsense Verse of Edward Lear
Jonathan Cape, 1984.

Sunday, 18 September 2016

Saturday, 17 September 2016

Sheds at Twynberllan

Sheds at Twynberllan
A notebook drawing by John Vernon Lord,
25 June 2016.


Friday, 16 September 2016

'A Thorny Problem and a Prickly situation'


'A Thorny Problem and a Prickly situation'
A notebook drawing by John Vernon Lord,
29 March 2016.

The notebook got soaked in the rain when going on a long walk, hence the smudging of the drawing in the bottom left hand corner!


Thursday, 15 September 2016

The Old Man of Kildare (Edward Lear)


The Old Man of Kildare (Edward Lear),
an illustration by John Vernon Lord in The Nonsense Verse of Edward Lear
Jonathan Cape, 1984.

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

The Old Man of Leghorn (Edward Lear)

The Old Man of Leghorn (Edward Lear),
an illustration by John Vernon Lord in The Nonsense Verse of Edward Lear
Jonathan Cape, 1984.

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

The Old Man of Ancona (Edward Lear)

The Old Man of Ancona (Edward Lear),
an illustration by John Vernon Lord in The Nonsense Verse of Edward Lear
Jonathan Cape, 1984.

Monday, 12 September 2016

The Old Man at a station (Edward Lear)

The Old Man at a station (Edward Lear),
an illustration by John Vernon Lord in The Nonsense Verse of Edward Lear
Jonathan Cape, 1984.

Note: the station depicted in the illustration is that of the old Hassocks Station in Sussex before it was knocked down to be replaced twice by disappointing ones!

Sunday, 11 September 2016

The Old Man at a junction (Edward Lear)


The Old Man at a junction (Edward Lear),
an illustration by John Vernon Lord in The Nonsense Verse of Edward Lear
Jonathan Cape, 1984.

Saturday, 10 September 2016

The Old Person of Jodd (Edward Lear)


The Old Person of Jodd (Edward Lear),
an illustration by John Vernon Lord in The Nonsense Verse of Edward Lear
Jonathan Cape, 1984.

Friday, 9 September 2016

The Old Man of the Nile (Edward Lear)


The Old Man of the Nile (Edward Lear),
an illustration by John Vernon Lord in The Nonsense Verse of Edward Lear
Jonathan Cape, 1984.

Thursday, 8 September 2016

The Young Person of Janina (Edward Lear)


The Young Person of Janina (Edward Lear),
an illustration by John Vernon Lord in The Nonsense Verse of Edward Lear
Jonathan Cape, 1984.

Wednesday, 7 September 2016

The Young Lady of Norway (Edward Lear)


The Young Lady of Norway (Edward Lear),
an illustration by John Vernon Lord in The Nonsense Verse of Edward Lear
Jonathan Cape, 1984.

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

The Young Man in Iowa (Edward Lear)


The Young Man in Iowa (Edward Lear),
an illustration by John Vernon Lord in The Nonsense Verse of Edward Lear
Jonathan Cape, 1984.