Ikon Shop13.10.2022

Shop Exhibition Collection

Edward Lear

Exhibition Catalogue

This beautifully illustrated catalogue, priced £25, accompanies our exhibition Moment to Moment and includes essays by co-curator Matthew Bevis (Professor of English Literature, University of Oxford); Jenny Uglow (biographer and author of Mr. Lear: A Life of Art and Nonsense (2018), Adam Phillips (psychoanalyst and writer), Hugh Haughton (Professor of Literature, University of York), and Stephen Duckworth (writer and independent researcher). Comes with four complimentary postcards.

Edward Lear Collection

The team at Ikon Shop have also put together a selection of books and stationery inspired by the work of Edward Lear. Here are just a few! Visit Ikon Shop to discover more.

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Jenny Uglow: Mr Lear: A Life of Art and Nonsense

This illustrated biography is an exploration of Edward Lear’s little-known career as a natural-history artist. Mr Lear shows how this uniquely gifted man lived all his life on the boundaries of rules and structures, disciplines and desires.

The Owl and the Pussy-cat

Edward Lear’s classic poem, The Owl and the Pussy-cat illustrated by Charlotte Voake and introduced with a foreword by world-renowned children’s author and Lear devotee, Julia Donaldson. This is a book to be treasured by Lear fans both young and old.

Edward Lear Tote Bag

This stylish cotton tote bag from the V&A features comic birds by Edward Lear. 100% cotton with an inner pocket.


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