Here are two mid to late nineteenth century pictures of Clovelly from the Hobby Drive, and Clovelly, North Hill, obtained, with permission, from the SILS Art Image Project, University of Michigan School of Information and Library Studies.
Clovelly Bay, by J M W Turner, with Clovelly in the background - another painting of Clovelly by Turner is reproduced in Ruthven (1926).
Watercolour painting of Clovelly dated 1860 from the journal of Grace Spence (1805-1870), provided by Julia Crawley.
Clovelly features extensively in the collection of mainly 18th and 19th century topographical prints (archived partial copy) of Devon places and buildings provided by the Devon Libraries Local Studies Service.
Extract from Daniell's Voyage Round Great Britain (1813).
Extract from an account of a tour in England and Wales, in the year 1819.
Extract from Wilkie Collins' account of "The Cruise of the Tomtit" (1855).
Section on Clovelly from Samuel Lewis: A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831), provided by Mel Lockie.
Extract from Murray's "Handbook for Travellers in Devonshire" (1879).
A late 19th century description and artist's impression of Clovelly.
Francis Frith picture postcard views of Clovelly harbour, and of the view downhill through the village, dating from the early 1900s.
Valentine picture postcard of Fish Street, c. 1912.
Web-site of the Clovelly Estate.
Those Clovelly Oaks - an anonymous humorous (presumably fictional) account of a visit to Clovelly and its aftermath, from the Pall Mall Gazette (1896).
Banfield, J., of Ilfracombe, Eng., pub. A guide to Ilfracombe, Lynton, Clovelly, and the neighbouring towns, comprehending a general sketch of the history & objects most worthy of remark in that part of the north of Devon. (A new ed. illustrated with a map of the north of Devon and a plan of the town.) Ilfracombe, Printed by J. Banfield, 1840, xvi, 106 pp. incl. tab. front. (fold. map) plan. 17 cm.
Hippisley Coxe, A. Concerning Clovelly, Clovelly, Clovelly Estate Company (1980) 20 pp. ill. [Westcountry Studies Library]
Lauder, Rosemary Anne. Westward Ho! to Welcombe, Bideford, North Devon, North Devon Books (1994) 70 pp.
Mais, Stuart Petre Brodie. Clovelly, Gem of North Devon, Sevenoaks, J. Salmon (1962) 18 pp. [BM 010058.t.50 Contains 11 coloured photographs, plus some accompanying text]
Pearson, Cyril Arthur. Pearson's Gossipy Guide to Ilfracombe, Clovelly, Lynton, and Lynmouth, Combmartin, Barnstaple, Westward Ho!, Bideford and the North Devon coast, London, C.A. Pearson & Co. Ltd (c1901) 159 pp. [BM 10358.cc.59]
Sinclair, A. Charming Clovelly. Devon Life vol. 6 no. 49 (1970) pp.28-29; ill.
Spinks, G. Stephens. Clovelly. Sevenoaks: J. Salmon Ltd. [1950?] p: col ill. [Westcountry Studies Library - pB/CLO/1950/SPI]
Pictorial and descriptive guide to Barnstaple, Ilfracombe, Bideford, Clovelly, and North-West Devon (9th ed rev.), London, Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd. (1919). [Westcountry Studies Library: sB/BAR/1919/PIC]
Enoch Arden by Alfred Lord Tennyson. Devon Life vol. 2 no. 22, (1966) pp.9-48; ill. [The village described is said to be based on Clovelly.]
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