Vinycomb, John (1833-1928), illustrator

John Smyth Crone Collection

Libraries NI, Belfast Central Library

There is also a sizeable quantity of newspaper cuttings, most of which are held in six large scrapbooks, plus several folders of political cartoons from the late nineteenth century. In addition the Crone Collection contains some two hundred individual newspapers comprising ninety-four different titles. Daily newspapers, such as the Belfast Newsletter and Northern Whig are included, along with nort ...

John Vinycomb Collection

Libraries NI, Belfast Central Library

John Vinycomb was the leading artist for the Belfast publisher Marcus Ward. The John Vinycomb Archive at Belfast Central Library consists of a collection of illustrations and some correspondence with J.S. Crone. It is part of the J.S. Crone Archive.

Bookplate Collection

Linen Hall Library

"One of the delights and glories of bibliography is the bookplate, or ex libris, as it is now the fashion to term those dainty little art works used as marks of ownership in books." So wrote John Vinycomb, the foremost exponent of the art of bookplate design in the north of Ireland in his day. Vinycomb worked for the local printers Marcus Ward & Co. He designed many bookplates, including that of t ...