John Buckland Wright

Images from the University of Florida Digital Collections


John Buckland Wright (1897 – 1954) was an illustrator and engraver from Dunedin, New Zealand.

The John Buckland Wright Collection at the University of Florida forms part of the Joseph Ishill Collection, which includes manuscripts and the publications of Ishill's Oriole Press. The Buckland Wright material consists of both metal and wood-engraved prints, illustrated ephemera such as exhibition announcements and Christmas cards, ten engraved wood blocks, and correspondence with Joseph Ishill. Buckland Wright supplied engravings for various publications of the Oriole Press and sent Ishill many examples of his work. The Rare Book Collection has numerous books with Buckland Wright's illustrations published by the Golden Cockerel Press, the Halcyon Press, and by Buckland Wright himself. The Department of Special Collections is pleased to make this collection available with the kind permission of Christopher Buckland Wright.

These images, and extensive descriptions, are available from the University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC)


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