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Tolkien Art Index

Complete index: 463 items

TAI #1Dust-jacket for The Hobbit, final art
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 32
tableaux
black ink pencil watercolor white body color
dragons birds · eagles moon mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas stars sun trees · forests bridges · fords clouds · mists · snow
Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) Esgaroth (Lake-town) Long Lake
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1937Hobbit A·3·adust jacket
1975’76 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·10front cover
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd3monochrome
1992Family Album 70topright 45% only (front cover)
1993Descriptive Bibliography 6III
1995Art. & Ill. 151144
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 plate three, bottom
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 17monochrome
2011Art of Hobbit slipcase frontcentral 40% only
2011Art of Hobbit [5]spine only
2011Art of Hobbit 138101
TAI #2The Hobbit, final binding
friezes tableaux
finished binding
dragons mountains · hills moon sun Cirth
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1937Hobbit A·3·acovers
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·ddfront coverdragon from front cover only
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd3monochrome
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-05-29dragon from back cover only
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-07-10part of frieze only
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-09-18dragon from front cover only
1993Descriptive Bibliography 5II
1995Art. & Ill. 148142monochrome
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 [i]dragon from front cover only
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 [xiii]dragon from front cover only
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 16, rightmonochrome
2011Art of Hobbit 13598
TAI #3Thror’s mapEast is on top.
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 34
artifacts maps
black ink blue ink red ink
dragons mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas spiders · insects arrows · compass roses Cirth
Celduin (River Running) The Desolation of Smaug Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) Long Lake Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1937Hobbit A·3·bfront endsheet
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd28monochrome, with yellow-brown runes; moon-letters omitted
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd63monochrome, with runes on left in light yellow-brown
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-03-13spider & web only, rotated
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-03-27upper dragon only, flipped horizontally
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-09-25manicule and runes (from left) only
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 50moon-letters omitted
2011Art of Hobbit [3]lower dragon only; rust-colored ink
2011Art of Hobbit 5328
TAI #4The Hill: Hobbiton across the Water
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 7
perspectives
black ink pencil white body color
buildings rivers · lakes · seas trees · forests roads · paths bridges · fords architecture clouds · mists · snow
Bag End Bagshot Row The Hill The Shire The Water
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1937Hobbit A·3·a4
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[12]1, left2nd impression and later, per Christopher Tolkien’s preface to the 2nd edition.
1987Hobbit: Drawings, W’colors, MSs D·ii·66166
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd39
1995Art. & Ill. 10597
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 62
2011Art of Hobbit 3210
TAI #5The Trolls
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 9
perspectives
black ink white body color
trees · forests Trolls fire tools · instruments
Rhudaur The Trollshaws
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1937Hobbit A·3·a49
1975’76 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·10Februarycolorized
1977’78 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·13Februarycolorized
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[14]2, left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[15]2, rightcolorized
1987Hobbit: Drawings, W’colors, MSs D·ii·661817
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd48
1991Hobbit Birthday Book E·ii·2810Octobercolorized
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-10-05colorized
1995Art. & Ill. 111102
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 74
2011Art of Hobbit 4016
TAI #6The Mountain-path
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 13
perspectives
black ink pencil
mountains · hills lightning roads · paths
Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1937Hobbit A·3·a68
1975’76 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·10Novembercolorized
1977’78 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·13Novembercolorized
1978Silmarillion A·15·ddust jacketcolorized
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[24]7, left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[25]7, rightcolorized
1987Hobbit: Drawings, W’colors, MSs D·ii·662821
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd67
1991Hobbit Birthday Book E·ii·2811Novembercolorized
1995Art. & Ill. 118109
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 102
2011Art of Hobbit 5834
TAI #7The Misty Mountains Looking West from the Eyrie towards Goblin Gate
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 14
perspectives
black ink
birds · eagles mountains · hills trees · forests clouds · mists · snow
Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1937Hobbit A·3·a117
1975’76 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·10Marchcolorized
1977’78 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·13front covercolorized
1977’78 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·13Marchcolorized
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[26]8, left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[27]8, rightcolorized
1987Hobbit: Drawings, W’colors, MSs D·ii·662924
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd121
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291991-12-30colorized
1995Art. & Ill. 119111
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 158
2011Art of Hobbit 6238
TAI #8Beorn’s Hall
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 17
perspectives
black ink pencil
buildings fire architecture
Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1937Hobbit A·3·a126
1975’76 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·10Januarycolorized
1977’78 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·13Januarycolorized
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[30]10, left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[31]10, rightcolorized
1987Hobbit: Drawings, W’colors, MSs D·ii·663027
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd130
1991Hobbit Birthday Book E·ii·2812Decembercolorized
1992Family Album 58
1995Art. & Ill. 123116
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 170
2011Art of Hobbit 7044
TAI #9MirkwoodSee also TAI #29
friezes perspectives
black ink pencil
trees · forests
Mirkwood Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1937Hobbit A·3·a146, facing
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[84]37, leftmonochrome
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd153
1995Art. & Ill. 9688monochrome
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 192
2007History of Hobbit plate VII, top
2011Art of Hobbit 7547
TAI #10The Elvenking’s Gate
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 19
perspectives
black ink pencil
trees · forests buildings rivers · lakes · seas roads · paths bridges · fords architecture
The Forest River Mirkwood Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1937Hobbit A·3·a177
1975’76 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·10Julycolorized
1977’78 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·13Julycolorized
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[34]12, left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[35]12, rightcolorized
1987Hobbit: Drawings, W’colors, MSs D·ii·663133
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd184
1991Hobbit Birthday Book E·ii·287Julycolorized
1995Art. & Ill. 128121
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 224
2011Art of Hobbit front coverinverted coloring
2011Art of Hobbit 8858
2011Art of Hobbit 8959, bottom rightdetail of entrance
2011Art of Hobbit back coverinverted coloring
TAI #11Lake Town
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 23
perspectives
black ink pencil
rivers · lakes · seas buildings ships · boats trees · forests bridges · fords architecture clouds · mists · snow
Celduin (River Running) Esgaroth (Lake-town) Long Lake Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1937Hobbit A·3·a196
1975’76 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·10Augustcolorized
1977’78 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·13Augustcolorized
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[40]15, left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[41]15, rightcolorized
1987Hobbit: Drawings, W’colors, MSs D·ii·663238
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd202monochrome, with yellow-brown border
1991Hobbit Birthday Book E·ii·286Junecolorized
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-04-27colorized
1995Art. & Ill. 133127
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 244
2011Art of Hobbit 9866
TAI #12The Front GateSee also TAI #238
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 24
perspectives
black ink pencil
rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills trees · forests architecture clouds · mists · snow
Celduin (River Running) Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1937Hobbit A·3·a209
1975’76 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·10Octobercolorized
1977’78 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·13Octobercolorized
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[42]16, left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[43]16, rightcolorized
1987Hobbit: Drawings, W’colors, MSs D·ii·663340
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd215
1991Hobbit Birthday Book E·ii·282Februarycolorized
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-02-24colorized
1995Art. & Ill. 137130
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 256
2011Art of Hobbit 10168
TAI #13The Hall at Bag-End, Residence of B. Baggins Esquire
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 25
perspectives
black ink pencil
buildings trees · forests roads · paths architecture
Bilbo
Bag End The Hill The Shire
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1937Hobbit A·3·a307
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Februarycolorized
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[50]20, left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[51]20, rightcolorized
1987Hobbit: Drawings, W’colors, MSs D·ii·663449
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd315
1991Hobbit Birthday Book E·ii·289Septembercolorized
1995Art. & Ill. 146139
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 363
2011Art of Hobbit 12790
2011Art of Hobbit 141103, top centerdetail of Bilbo
TAI #14WilderlandSee also TAI #463
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 35
friezes maps
black ink blue ink
arrows · compass roses spiders · insects dragons mountains · hills trees · forests roads · paths
Anduin Bruinen (Loudwater) Carrock Celduin (River Running) The Desolation of Smaug Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) Ered Mithrin (Grey Mountains) Esgaroth (Lake-town) The Forest River The Old Forest Road The Gladden Fields River Gladden Greylin River Langwell Long Lake Mirkwood Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Mitheithel (Hoarwell) Mount Gundabad Mountains of Mirkwood Rhovanion (Wilderland) Rhudaur Rivendell (Imladris) The Withered Heath
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1937Hobbit A·3·bback endsheet
1987Hobbit: Drawings, W’colors, MSs D·ii·664452monochrome
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd336monochrome
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-06-26dragon only, in red, mirror image
1995Art. & Ill. 9487monochrome
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 399monochrome
TAI #15The Hill: Hobbiton-across-the-Water
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 26
perspectives
black ink pencil watercolor white body color
buildings rivers · lakes · seas roads · paths trees · forests bridges · fords architecture plants · flowers · grasses clouds · mists · snow
Bag End Bagshot Row The Hill The Shire The Water
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1938Hobbit A·3·b5, facing
1972’73 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·5February
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6February
1973’74 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·7February
1975’76 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·10April
1977’78 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·13April
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[13]1, right
1987’88 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·27December
1987’88 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·26December
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd3monochrome; as part of first American dust jacket
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd39monochrome
1991Hobbit Birthday Book E·ii·285May
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-06-29
1995Art. & Ill. 10698
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 first plate, top
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 18monochrome; as part of first American dust jacket
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 63monochrome
2011Art of Hobbit [6]as frontispiece of second printing of The Hobbit
2011Art of Hobbit 3311
2015Art of LR 182
2015Tolkien Estate web site Website Illustrations gallery2nd item
TAI #16Rivendell
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 27
friezes perspectives
black ink pencil watercolor
rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills roads · paths trees · forests bridges · fords architecture buildings plants · flowers · grasses clouds · mists · snow
Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Rhudaur Rivendell (Imladris)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1938Hobbit A·3·b58, facing
1972’73 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·5March
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6June
1973’74 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·7March
1975’76 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·10May
1977’78 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·13May
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[23]6
1987’88 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·27January
1987’88 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·26January
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd57monochrome
1991Hobbit Birthday Book E·ii·288August
1991’92 Diary E·ii·29front cover
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-06-01
1995Art. & Ill. 117108
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 first plate, bottom
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 89monochrome
2011Art of Hobbit 4822
2015Art of LR 5734
2015Tolkien Estate web site Landscapes gallery10th item
TAI #17Bilbo Woke Up with the Early Sun in His Eyes
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 28
perspectives
black ink pencil watercolor white body color
mountains · hills trees · forests birds · eagles clouds · mists · snow
Bilbo
Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1938Hobbit A·3·b118, facing
1972’73 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·5April
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6March
1973’74 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·7April
1975’76 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·10September
1977’78 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·13September
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[29]9
1987Hobbit: Drawings, W’colors, MSs D·ii·662026
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd122monochrome
1991Hobbit Birthday Book E·ii·281January
1995Art. & Ill. 121113
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 second plate, top
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 160monochrome
2011Art of Hobbit 6339
2011Art of Hobbit 141103, bottomdetail of Bilbo
TAI #18Conversation with Smaug
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 30
perspectives
black ink pencil watercolor white body color
Cirth dragons rings · jewels · gold weapons architecture
Bilbo Smaug
Erebor (The Lonely Mountain)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1938Hobbit A·3·b228, facing
1972’73 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·5June
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6July
1973’74 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·7June
1975’76 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·10December
1977’78 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·13December
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[45]17
1987’88 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·27July
1987Hobbit: Drawings, W’colors, MSs D·ii·662542
1987’88 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·26July
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd3monochrome; as part of first American dust jacket
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd230monochrome
1991Hobbit Birthday Book E·ii·284April
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-08-03
1995Art. & Ill. 140133
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 third plate, top
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 dust jacketcenter only
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 18monochrome; as part of first American dust jacket
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 277monochrome
2007History of Hobbit plate XI, top
2011Art of Hobbit 10471
2011Art of Hobbit 141103, centerdetail of Bilbo
TAI #19Dust jacket design for The Fellowship of the Ring (V)
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 69
diagrams · designs
black ink gold ink pencil red ink
rings · jewels · gold Tengwar eyes
Sauron
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1954Lord of the Rings A·5dust jacketring & eye device, redrawn by printer’s artist
1954Lord of the Rings A·5front coverring & eye device, redrawn by printer’s artist
1976Drawings E·i·1back coverring & eye device, redrawn by printer’s artist
1976’77 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·12front coveragainst black background, ring & eye device, redrawn by printer’s artist
1993Descriptive Bibliography 93VIImonochrome, ring & eye device, redrawn by printer’s artist
2015Art of LR 216172
TAI #20Doors of Durin
Bodleian 89, fol. 16
diagrams · designs
black ink pencil
trees · forests stars Tengwar crowns · hats · helms tools · instruments architecture
Eregion (Hollin) Moria
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1954Lord of the Rings A·51.3191.319redrawn by printer’s artist
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[54]22, left
1995Art. & Ill. 159154
2015Art of LR 7046“final art”
TAI #21The Tree of Amalion
perspectives
black ink
trees · forests plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1964Tree & Leaf A·7front cover
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[92]41, left
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-07-24
1993Descriptive Bibliography 185VIII
2015Tolkien Estate web site Trees gallery6th item (“Stylized Tree”)
TAI #22Bilbo comes to the Huts of the Raft-elves
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 29
perspectives
black ink blue ink pencil watercolor white body color
trees · forests rivers · lakes · seas sun mountains · hills buildings architecture
Bilbo
The Forest River Mirkwood Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1966Hobbit A·3·i192, facing
1972’73 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·5May
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6May
1973’74 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·7May
1975’76 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·10June
1977’78 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·13June
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[39]14
1987’88 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·27June
1987Hobbit: Drawings, W’colors, MSs D·ii·66cover
1987’88 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·26June
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd199monochrome
1991Hobbit Birthday Book E·ii·283March
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-03-30
1992Family Album 57in poster for Bodleian Library exhibit, “Drawings for ‘The Hobbit’ by J.R.R. Tolkien”
1995Art. & Ill. 131124
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 second plate, bottom
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 239monochrome
2011Art of Hobbit 9564
2011Art of Hobbit 141103, center rightdetail of Bilbo
2015Tolkien Estate web site Trees gallery3rd item
TAI #23Death of Smaug
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 31
perspectives
black ink colored pencil pencil red ink
dragons buildings rivers · lakes · seas moon fire architecture
Smaug
Esgaroth (Lake-town) Long Lake
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1972’73 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·5July
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6September
1973’74 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·7July
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[49]19
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd261monochrome
1995Art. & Ill. 144137
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 fifth plate, top
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 306monochrome
2007History of Hobbit plate XII, top
2011Art of Hobbit 11378
TAI #24Old Man Willow
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 71
perspectives
colored pencil pencil
trees · forests rivers · lakes · seas plants · flowers · grasses clouds · mists · snow
The Old Forest The Withywindle
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1972’73 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·5August
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6August
1973’74 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·7August
1976’77 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·12January
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[53]21
1995Art. & Ill. 155147
2015Art of LR 4223
2015Tolkien Estate web site Trees gallery4th item
TAI #25Moria Gate
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 72 + 89, fol. 15
perspectives
colored pencil pencil
architecture trees · forests rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills
Eregion (Hollin) Moria
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1972’73 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·5Septemberlower portion
1972’73 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·5Octoberupper portion
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6Novemberupper portion
1973’74 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·7Septemberlower portion
1973’74 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·7Octoberupper portion
1976’77 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·12Marchupper portion
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[55]22, rightupper portion
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2a, E·i·2b[59]24lower portion
1992Pictures 2 E·i·2c[57]23lower portion; (items 23 and 24 were switched for this edition to make Moria items adjacent)
1995Art. & Ill. 157148upper portion
1995Art. & Ill. 157149lower portion
2015Art of LR 6439
TAI #26Barad-dûr
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 80
perspectives
black ink colored pencil pencil red ink
buildings architecture mountains · hills fire clouds · mists · snow
Barad-dûr (Dark Tower) Plateau of Gorgoroth Mordor Orodruin (Mt. Doom)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1972’73 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·5November
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6October
1973’74 Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·7November
1976’77 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·12Octoberrightwith “Mount Doom”
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[71]30, right
1995Art. & Ill. 152145
2015Art of LR 187147
TAI #27Taniquetil
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 13
perspectives
pencil watercolor white body color
ships · boats mountains · hills sun stars rivers · lakes · seas clouds · mists · snow
Taniquetil (Oiolossë)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6January
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15March
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20front cover
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Decemberrecto
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20back cover
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[73]31
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-02-03reversed
1992Life & Legend front cover
1995Art. & Ill. front cover
1995Art. & Ill. 5652
2015Tolkien Estate web site Website Illustrations gallery4th item (“Halls of Manwë ~ Taniquetil”)
TAI #28The Forest of Lothlorien in Spring
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 12
perspectives
colored pencil pencil
trees · forests plants · flowers · grasses
Lórien (Lothlórien)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6April
1976’77 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·12April
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[61]25
1995Art. & Ill. 162157
2015Art of LR 8864
2015Tolkien Estate web site Trees gallery5th item
TAI #29Beleg finds Gwindor in Taur-nu-Fuin (“Fangorn Forest”)“Fangorn Forest” was an early name for Taur-nu-Fuin (Dorthonion), not to be confused with Treebeard’s Fangorn. The image was later the inspiration for “Mirkwood.” See also TAI #9
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 39, fol. 14
perspectives
black ink pencil watercolor
trees · forests
Beleriand Taur-nu-Fuin (Dorthonion)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6December
1976’77 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·12May
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15August
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Marchrector/l reversed
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[85]37, right
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-12-30
1995Art. & Ill. 5854
2011Art of Hobbit 7648
2015Tolkien Estate web site Website Illustrations gallery5th item (“Taur-na-Fúin [sic] ~ Fangorn Forest”)
TAI #30Lúthien I heraldic device
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 9
heraldic devices
black ink colored pencil pencil
plants · flowers · grasses stars emblems · insignia
Lúthien Tinúviel
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6back covertop
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Apriltop right
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Decemberverso
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[105]47, upper left
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291993-01-01
1995Art. & Ill. 197195inlaid plaque including device
TAI #31Fingolfin heraldic device
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 3
heraldic devices
blue ink colored pencil pencil red ink
sun stars emblems · insignia
Fingolfin
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6back covertop left
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Februarytop right
1977Silmarillion A·15·adust jacket (back)top left
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Novemberverso, right
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[105]47, top right
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-03-06inverted
1995Art. & Ill. 195192, lower
TAI #32Finwë heraldic deviceSee also TAI #63
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 1
heraldic devices
colored pencil pencil
sun emblems · insignia
Finwë
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6back covertop right
1995Art. & Ill. 194191, upper
TAI #33Fëanor heraldic device
heraldic devices
colored pencil pencil
sun emblems · insignia
Finwë
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6back coverleft
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Februarytop left
1977Silmarillion A·15dust jacket (back)bottom right
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Octoberverso, left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[105]47, near top right
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-07-17mirrored vertically
TAI #34Númenórean tile
artifacts patterns
black ink colored pencil pencil
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6back covercenter
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Julytop
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Marchverso
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[103]46, toprotated 90º counterclockwise
TAI #35Eärendil heraldic device
heraldic devices
black ink colored pencil pencil watercolor
stars emblems · insignia
Eärendil
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6back coverright
1977Silmarillion A·15dust jacket (back)top right
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Februaryverso, righttipped 45º
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[105]47, near bottom right
TAI #36Lúthien II heraldic device
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 7
heraldic devices
black ink colored pencil green ink pencil
plants · flowers · grasses emblems · insignia
Lúthien Tinúviel
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6back coverbottom left
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15front cover
1977Silmarillion A·15dust jacket front
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Julyverso, left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[105]47, upper right
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-01-24
1995Art. & Ill. 197194
TAI #37Idril Celebrindal plaque with heraldic device
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 11
heraldic devices
colored pencil pencil
plants · flowers · grasses emblems · insignia
Idril Celebrindal
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6back coverbottom rightdevice only
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Apriltop left of centerdevice only
1977Silmarillion A·15dust jacket (back)centerdevice only
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Julyverso, rightdevice only
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[105]47, lower middledevice only
1995Art. & Ill. 192189
TAI #38Elwë heraldic device
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 1
heraldic devices
black ink colored pencil pencil
stars emblems · insignia
Elwë
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1973’74 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·6back coverbottom
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Apriltop left
1977Silmarillion A·15dust jacket (back)bottom left
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Mayverso, left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[105]47, top left
1995Art. & Ill. 194191, lower
TAI #39The Lonely Mountain
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 102
perspectives
black ink pencil
dragons mountains · hills moon stars rivers · lakes · seas buildings
Smaug
Celduin (River Running) Dale The Desolation of Smaug Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) Ered Mithrin (Grey Mountains) Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1974Lonely Mountain (poster) E·ii·8
1987Hobbit A·3·yi11per Hammond & Scull’s blog entry, “Foreword to the Hobbit”
1987Hobbit: Drawings, W’colors, MSs D·ii·663241
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd230
1995Art. & Ill. 143136
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 273
2011Art of Hobbit 11177
TAI #40Hringboga Heorte GefysedSee also TAI #213
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 87, fol. 37
tableaux
black ink pencil watercolor
dragons
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1976Drawings E·i·1upper cover
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Januarytop
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[91]40, top
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-11-06
1995Art. & Ill. 5248
1995Art. & Ill. back cover
2014Beowulf dust jacket (front)
2015Tolkien Estate web site Website Illustrations gallery9th item
TAI #41Design for The Hobbit front cover
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 38
diagrams · designs tableaux
black ink pencil white body color
dragons mountains · hills
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1976Drawings E·i·111top dragon only
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd[i]top dragon only
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd[xi]top dragon only
1995Art. & Ill. 147140
2011Art of Hobbit 13092
TAI #42Dwarves marchingSee also TAI #46
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 19
tableaux
black ink pencil
mountains · hills Dwarves
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1976Drawings E·i·113
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd40monochrome
1995Art. & Ill. 112103, bottom
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 65
2007History of Hobbit plate IX, bottom
2011Art of Hobbit 10773, bottom
TAI #43DwarfSee also TAI #46
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 19
diagrams · designs
pencil
Dwarves
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1976Drawings E·i·113
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd40monochrome
1995Art. & Ill. 112103, lower right
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 65
2007History of Hobbit plate IX, bottom
2011Art of Hobbit 10773, lower right
TAI #44Dwarf headSee also TAI #46
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 19
diagrams · designs
pencil
Dwarves
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1976Drawings E·i·113
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd40monochrome
1995Art. & Ill. 112103, lower right
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 65
2007History of Hobbit plate IX, bottom
2011Art of Hobbit 10773, lower right
TAI #45Dragon and Warrior
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 87, fol. 39
tableaux
black ink pencil watercolor
dragons weapons fire
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1976Drawings E·i·117monochrome
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Januarybottom right
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[91]40, lower right
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-12-05mirror image
1995Art. & Ill. 5249
2011Art of Hobbit 5227
TAI #46Smaug in flightSee also TAI #42
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 19
diagrams · designs tableaux
black ink pencil
dragons
Smaug
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1976Drawings E·i·119
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd40monochrome
1995Art. & Ill. 112103, top right
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 65
2007History of Hobbit plate IX, bottom
2011Art of Hobbit 10773, top right
TAI #47dragon headSee also TAI #42
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 19
diagrams · designs
pencil
dragons
Smaug
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1976Drawings E·i·119
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd40monochrome
1995Art. & Ill. 112103, top left
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 65
2007History of Hobbit plate IX, bottom
2011Art of Hobbit 10773, top left
TAI #48Rivendell Looking EastDespite its name, this image looks west.
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 12
perspectives
colored pencil pencil
rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills trees · forests rivers · lakes · seas bridges · fords buildings architecture clouds · mists · snow
Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Rhudaur Rivendell (Imladris)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1976’77 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·12February
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[21]5
1987Hobbit: Drawings, W’colors, MSs D·ii·662319monochrome
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd64monochrome
1995Art. & Ill. 115106
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 99monochrome
2011Art of Hobbit 4521
TAI #49Helm’s Deep & the Hornburg
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 76
perspectives
colored pencil pencil
bridges · fords buildings architecture mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas roads · paths
The Deeping Stream Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Helm’s Deep Hornburg Rohan Thrihyrne Westfold
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1976’77 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·12Junetext removed
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[63]26text removed
1995Art. & Ill. 165161monochrome
2015Art of LR 10174
TAI #50Dunharrow
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 79
perspectives
colored pencil pencil
mountains · hills roads · paths trees · forests clouds · mists · snow
Dunharrow Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Rohan Starkhorn
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1976’77 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·12July
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[69]29
1990HM8: War iplate, recto
1995Art. & Ill. 171166
2015Art of LR 159124
TAI #51Orthanc IIIc
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 78
diagrams · designs
black ink pencil
architecture buildings
Orthanc
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1976’77 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·12Augustleftwith “Minas Tirith”
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[64]27, leftwith “Minas Tirith”
1992HM9a: Sauron A·29139III, rightmonochrome
2015Art of LR 11080, right
TAI #52Stanburg/Steinborg
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 18
perspectives
colored pencil pencil
architecture buildings roads · paths mountains · hills
Gondor Minas Tirith Mindolluin White Tower
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1976’77 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·12Augustrightwith “Orthanc”
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[65]27, right
1995Art. & Ill. 173168
2015Art of LR 142106
TAI #53Shelob’s Lair
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 81
perspectives
black ink colored pencil pencil
buildings mountains · hills roads · paths fire clouds · mists · snow
Cirith Ungol Ephel Dúath (Mountains of Shadow) Mordor Shelob’s Lair
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1976’77 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·12September
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[67]28
1990HM8: War iplate, verso
1995Art. & Ill. 175171
2015Art of LR 12593
TAI #54Orodruin, Mt. Doom, Sam’s Path
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 82
perspectives
colored pencil pencil
mountains · hills bridges · fords fire roads · paths clouds · mists · snow
Plateau of Gorgoroth Mordor Orodruin (Mt. Doom) Sammath Naur (Chambers of Fire)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1976’77 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·12Octoberleftwith “the Walls of Barad-dûr”
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[70]30, left
1992HM9a: Sauron A·2942
2015Art of LR 191150, center
TAI #55Rivendell Looking West
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 10
perspectives
colored pencil pencil
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas bridges · fords trees · forests buildings architecture clouds · mists · snow
Rhudaur Rivendell (Imladris)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1976’77 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·12November
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[19]4
1987Hobbit: Drawings, W’colors, MSs D·ii·662918monochrome
1995Art. & Ill. 114105
2011Art of Hobbit 4420
2015Tolkien Estate web site Website Illustrations gallery3rd item
TAI #56Book of Mazarbul; page 1, final artSee also TAI #381
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 73
artifacts
Cirth books · letters
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1976’77 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·12Decembertopwith leaves 2 & 3
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2a, E·i·2b[57]23, topwith leaves 2 & 3
1992Pictures 2 E·i·2c[59]24, topwith leaves 2 & 3; (items 23 and 24 were switched for this edition)
1995Lord of the Rings (Croatian xlation) per Reader’s Companion
2004The Lord of the Rings (50th ann. ed.) following 3201st plate, v
2015Art of LR 8661
2015Tolkien Estate web site Calligraphy gallery1st item
TAI #57Book of Mazarbul; page 2, final artSee also TAI #384
Bodleian 74
artifacts
Tengwar books · letters
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1976’77 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·12Decemberlower leftwith leaves 1 & 3
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2a, E·i·2b[57]23, lower leftwith leaves 1 & 3
1992Pictures 2 E·i·2c[59]24, lower leftwith leaves 1 & 3; (items 23 and 24 were switched for this edition)
1995Lord of the Rings (Croatian xlation) per Reader’s Companion
2004The Lord of the Rings (50th ann. ed.) following 3202nd plate, r
2015Art of LR 8662
2015Tolkien Estate web site Calligraphy gallery2nd item
TAI #58Book of Mazarbul; page 3, final artSee also TAI #385
Bodleian 75
artifacts
black ink colored pencil watercolor
Cirth Tengwar books · letters
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1976’77 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·12Decemberlower rightwith leaves 1 & 2
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2a, E·i·2b[57]23, lower rightwith leaves 1 & 2
1992Pictures 2 E·i·2c[59]24, lower rightwith leaves 1 & 2; (items 23 and 24 were switched for this edition)
1995Art. & Ill. 161156
1995Lord of the Rings (Croatian xlation) per Reader’s Companion
2004The Lord of the Rings (50th ann. ed.) following 3202nd plate, v
2015Art of LR 8763
2015Tolkien Estate web site Calligraphy gallery3rd item
TAI #59Gondolin and the Vale of Tumladen [from Cristhorn]
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 12
perspectives
pencil
architecture buildings roads · paths mountains · hills
Gondolin Vale of Tumladen
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Januarycolorized
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Augustrectocolorized
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[80]35, left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[81]35, rightcolorized
1995Art. & Ill. 6158
TAI #60Lake Mithrim
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 87, fol. 33
friezes perspectives
black ink pencil watercolor
mountains · hills trees · forests rivers · lakes · seas
Hithlum Lake Mithrim
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Februarycenter
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Junerecto
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[75]32
1995Art. & Ill. 5046
TAI #61Hador heraldic device
heraldic devices
colored pencil pencil
emblems · insignia
Hador
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Februarylower left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[105]47, bottom left
TAI #62Eärendil heraldic device
heraldic devices
blue ink colored pencil pencil
stars emblems · insignia
Eärendil
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Februarylower rightrotated 180º
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Februaryverso (left)
TAI #63Finwë heraldic deviceSee also TAI #32
heraldic devices
colored pencil pencil
sun emblems · insignia
Finwë
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Apriltop right of center
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Mayverso (right)
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[105]47, near top left
1991’92 Diary E·ii·29intro
TAI #64Finrod Felagund heraldic device
heraldic devices
colored pencil pencil
fire tools · instruments emblems · insignia
Finrod Felagund
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Aprilcenter left
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Augustverso, left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[105]47, lower left
TAI #65Melian heraldic device
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 32
heraldic devices
black ink blue ink colored pencil pencil
stars emblems · insignia
Melian
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Aprilcenter
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Septemberverso
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[105]47, top center
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-08-14rotated 180º
1995Art. & Ill. 196193
TAI #66Gilgalad heraldic device
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 30
heraldic devices
colored pencil pencil
stars emblems · insignia
Gilgalad
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Aprilcenter right
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Aprilverso, right
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[105]47, lower right
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-04-24rotated 180º
1995Art. & Ill. 193190, far right
TAI #67heraldic device of the Silmarils
heraldic devices
colored pencil pencil
emblems · insignia rings · jewels · gold
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Aprillower left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[105]47, bottom center
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-04-04
TAI #68Bëor heraldic device
heraldic devices
emblems · insignia
Bëor
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Aprillower left of center
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Januaryverso (left)rotated 180º
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[105]47, near bottom left
TAI #69House of Haleth heraldic device
heraldic devices
trees · forests plants · flowers · grasses emblems · insignia
Haleth
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Aprillower right of center
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[105]47, bottom right
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-05-08
TAI #70Beren heraldic device
heraldic devices
black ink colored pencil pencil
mountains · hills sun stars emblems · insignia
Beren
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Aprillower right
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Augustverso, right
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[105]47, upper middle
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-01-03
TAI #71Nargothrond
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 87, fol. 46
perspectives
pencil watercolor
mountains · hills trees · forests architecture rivers · lakes · seas
Beleriand Nargothrond River Narog
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15May
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Aprilrecto
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[77]33
2011Art of Hobbit 8454
TAI #72Nargothrond
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 87, fol. 50
perspectives
pencil
architecture trees · forests rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills
Beleriand Nargothrond River Narog
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Junecolorized
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Januaryrectocolorized
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[78]34, left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[79]34, rightcolorized
1995Art. & Ill. 6056
2015Tolkien Estate web site Landscapes gallery11th item
TAI #73Númenórean textile
artifacts patterns
black ink colored pencil pencil
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Julylower left
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Januaryverso, right
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[103]46, lower left
TAI #74Númenórean textile
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 17
artifacts patterns
black ink colored pencil pencil
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Julylower right
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Novemberverso, left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[103]46, lower right
1995Art. & Ill. 191187rotated 180º
TAI #75Tol Sirion
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 87, fol. 51
perspectives
pencil
trees · forests mountains · hills sun rivers · lakes · seas bridges · fords roads · paths moon buildings architecture
Ered Wethrin Taur-nu-Fuin (Dorthonion) Tol Sirion
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15Septembercolorized
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Mayrectocolorized
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[82]36, left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[83]36, rightcolorized
1995Art. & Ill. 5955
TAI #76Glórund sets forth to seek Túrin
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 87, fol. 34
friezes perspectives tableaux
black ink pencil watercolor
dragons sun mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas trees · forests fire clouds · mists · snow
Beleriand Nargothrond River Narog
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1977’78 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·15November
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Octoberrecto
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[87]38
1982Unfinished Tales A·17·dfront cover
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-08-31
1995Art. & Ill. 5147
2015Tolkien Estate web site Website Illustrations gallery6th item
TAI #77dragon coiled around a tree
tableaux
dragons trees · forests
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Januarybottom left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[91]40, lower left
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-08-21
TAI #78pattern
patterns
black pen green pen red pen
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Marchtop left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[97]43, top left
TAI #79pattern
patterns
black pen green pen red pen
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Marchtop center left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[97]43, top center left
TAI #80pattern
patterns
black pen green pen red pen
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Marchtop center right
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[97]43, top center right
TAI #81nautilus pattern
patterns
black pen green pen red pen
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Marchtop right
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[97]43, top right
TAI #82flower pattern
patterns tableaux
colored pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Marchleft
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[97]43, left
TAI #83pattern
patterns
black pen blue pen green pen red pen
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Marchmiddle left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[97]43, middle left
TAI #84paisley pattern
patterns
colored pen
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Marchmiddle right
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[97]43, middle right
TAI #85pineapple pattern
patterns
colored pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Marchlower left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[97]43, lower left
TAI #86pattern
patterns
colored pen
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Marchlower right
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[97]43, lower right
TAI #87paisley pattern
patterns
green pen red pen
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Marchright
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[97]43, right
TAI #88The Elvenking’s gate from across the river
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 36
perspectives
black ink pencil watercolor
bridges · fords roads · paths spiders · insects moon rivers · lakes · seas trees · forests architecture clouds · mists · snow
The Forest River Mirkwood Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18April
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[33]11
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd185monochrome
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 224monochrome
2007History of Hobbit plate VII, bottom
2011Art of Hobbit 7950
2011Art of Hobbit 8959, top rightdetail of entrance
TAI #89The Tree of Amalion
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 87, fol. 53
tableaux
colored pencil pencil
trees · forests plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Maytop left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[93]41, top
1979Tree & Leaf; Smith; Beorhtnoth A·13cover(third impression)
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-12-12mirror image
1995Art. & Ill. 6462
2015Tolkien Estate web site Website Illustrations gallery (“The Tree of Amalión [sic]”)
TAI #90The Tree of Amalion
tableaux
trees · forests plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Maybottom left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[93]41, bottom
2015Tolkien Estate web site Trees gallery8th item (“Tree in Flower”)
TAI #91upright tree
tableaux
trees · forests plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Mayright
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[93]41, right
2015Tolkien Estate web site Trees gallery7th item (“Flowering Tree”)
TAI #92The Three Trolls are turned to Stone (II)See also TAI #317
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 21
perspectives tableaux
black ink pencil
Trolls trees · forests sun fire Dwarves tools · instruments tools · instruments
Rhudaur The Trollshaws
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Junecolorized
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[16]3, left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[17]3, rightcolorized
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd51black on tan
1995Art. & Ill. 109100
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 81
2007History of Hobbit plate V, top
2011Art of Hobbit 3915
2011Art of Hobbit 141103, top rightdetail of Bilbo
TAI #93frieze pattern
friezes patterns
black pen green pen red pen
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Julytop left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2title pagetop center triangle only, reproduced twice, once rotated 180º
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[99]44, lower rightrotated 180º
TAI #94frieze pattern
friezes patterns
black pen green pen red pen
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Julyupper right
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[99]44, lower leftrotated 180º
TAI #95ribbon pattern
patterns
black pen green pen red pen
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Julytop center
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[99]44, bottom centerrotated 180º
TAI #96sun pattern
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 73
patterns
colored pen colored pencil pencil
sun
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Julynear upper left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[99]44, near lower rightrotated 180º
1995Art. & Ill. [186]183, top right
TAI #97paisley pattern
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 73
patterns
black ink colored pen colored pencil pencil
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Julynear upper rightrotated 90º counterclockwise
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[99]44, near lower leftrotated 90º clockwise
1995Art. & Ill. [186]183, right
TAI #98ribbon pattern
friezes patterns
black pen green pen red pen
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Julycenter
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[99]44, centerrotated 180º
TAI #99paisley pattern
patterns
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Julynear lower left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[99]44, near upper rightrotated 180º
TAI #100ribbon pattern
patterns
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Julybottom center
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[99]44, top centerrotated 180º
TAI #101coiled insect pattern
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 73
patterns
colored pen colored pencil pencil
spiders · insects
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Julynear lower rightrotated 180º
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[99]44, near upper leftrotated 180º
1995Art. & Ill. [186]183, center left
TAI #102frieze pattern
friezes patterns
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Julylower left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[99]44, upper rightrotated 180º
TAI #103frieze pattern
friezes patterns
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Julylower right
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[99]44, upper leftrotated 180º
TAI #104Sketch for The Forest River
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 21
perspectives
black ink pencil watercolor
moon mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas trees · forests buildings architecture
Bilbo
The Forest River Mirkwood Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18August
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[37]13
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd198monochrome
1995Art. & Ill. 129122
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 238monochrome
2011Art of Hobbit 9261
2011Art of Hobbit 141103, center leftdetail of Bilbo
TAI #105border frieze pattern
friezes patterns
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Septemberouter edge
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[101]45, outer edge
TAI #106plant
tableaux
plants · flowers · grasses trees · forests
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Septembertop left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[101]45, top left
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-08-28flipped horizontally
TAI #107pilinehtar
tableaux
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Septembercenter
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[101]45, center
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-04-17
TAI #108weeping plant
tableaux
plants · flowers · grasses trees · forests
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Septembertop right
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[101]45, top right
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-02-21
TAI #109plant
tableaux
plants · flowers · grasses trees · forests
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Septemberbottom left
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[101]45, bottom left
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-05-01
TAI #110plant
tableaux
plants · flowers · grasses trees · forests
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Septemberbottom right
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[101]45, bottom right
TAI #111Smaug flies round the Mountain
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 24
perspectives
black ink pencil watercolor white body color
moon rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills buildings architecture stars
Celduin (River Running) Dale The Desolation of Smaug Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) Ered Mithrin (Grey Mountains) Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18October
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[47]18
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-11-02
2007History of Hobbit plate X, bottom
2011Art of Hobbit 10975
TAI #112seascape frieze
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 87, fol. 52
friezes tableaux
colored pencil pencil
rivers · lakes · seas clouds · mists · snow birds · eagles
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Novembertop
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[95]42, top
1983Silmarillion A·15·jfront coverdetail
1995Art. & Ill. 6259, top
TAI #113flower
tableaux
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·7Novemberleft
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[95]42, left
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-08-07
TAI #114bird in flowering tree
tableaux
birds · eagles trees · forests plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Novembercenter
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[95]42, center
1983Silmarillion A·15·jfront cover
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-01-17
TAI #115flower
tableaux
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·18Novemberright
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[95]42, right
1991’92 Diary E·ii·291992-11-13
TAI #116mountains & trees frieze
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 87, fol. 52
friezes tableaux
colored pencil pencil
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas moon clouds · mists · snow trees · forests
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Calendar (Unwin) E·ii·7Novemberbottom
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2[95]42, bottom
1983Silmarillion A·15·jfront coverdetail
1995Art. & Ill. 6259, middle
TAI #117Eärendil heraldic device
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 30
heraldic devices
pencil
stars moon emblems · insignia
Eärendil
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Aprilverso (left)
1995Art. & Ill. 193190 (top left)
TAI #118heraldic device (of Man)?
heraldic devices
emblems · insignia
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Juneverso
TAI #119Idril Celebrindal heraldic device
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 13
heraldic devices
black ink colored pen colored pencil pencil
emblems · insignia
Idril Celebrindal
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1978’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.) E·ii·20Octoberverso (right)rotated 45º clockwise
1995Art. & Ill. 192188, top right
TAI #120Númenórean helmet
diagrams · designs objects
black ink blue ink green ink red ink
crowns · hats · helms
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1982Unfinished Tales A·17·efront cover
TAI #121I Veni KemenIn A·21·a and A·21·b, this was redrawn and printed in-line on page 84.
diagrams · designs maps
moon ships · boats stars rivers · lakes · seas buildings architecture
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1983HM1: Lost Tales I A·21frontispiecehalf-tone plate
1984HM1: Lost Tales I A·21·c84half-tone plate
TAI #122Doors of Durin, later manuscript
Marquette 3/4/15/1a
diagrams · designs
blue ink pencil
trees · forests stars crowns · hats · helms tools · instruments moon Tengwar
Eregion (Hollin) Moria
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1984Manuscripts E·i·3front cover
1995Art. & Ill. 158151monochrome
2015Art of LR 6742
TAI #123Orthanc 5
Marquette 3/5/8/21a
perspectives
pencil
buildings architecture mountains · hills
Isengard Orthanc
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1984Manuscripts E·i·315
1990HM8: War A·2834monochrome
1995Art. & Ill. 168164monochrome
2004Drawings … from Marquette front cover
2004Drawings … from Marquette 11
2015Art of LR 11382
TAI #124Map of Stonewain Valley and Minas Tirith
Marquette 3/7/17/4a
maps
black ink pencil
mountains · hills roads · paths rivers · lakes · seas trees · forests
Anduin Eilenach Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Gondor Minas Tirith Mindolluin Osgiliath The Stonewain Valley
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1984Manuscripts E·i·321
2015Art of LR 172135
TAI #125The Westward Extension
maps
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas trees · forests roads · paths
Beleriand Hithlum
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1986HM4: Shaping 228
TAI #126The Eastward Extension
maps
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas trees · forests roads · paths
Beleriand Ered Luin (Blue Mountains) Taur-nu-Fuin (Dorthonion)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1986HM4: Shaping 231
TAI #127Ambarkanta Diagram I
diagrams · designs maps
clouds · mists · snow rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1986HM4: Shaping 243
TAI #128Ambarkanta Diagram II
diagrams · designs maps
rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1986HM4: Shaping 245
TAI #129Ambarkanta Diagram III
diagrams · designs maps
roads · paths
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1986HM4: Shaping 247
TAI #130Ambarkanta Diagram IV
diagrams · designs maps
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas roads · paths
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1986HM4: Shaping 249
2015Tolkien Estate web site Website Illustrations gallery1st item (“Ambarkanta ~ The Shape of the World”)
TAI #131Ambarkanta Diagram V
diagrams · designs maps
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1986HM4: Shaping 251
1987HM5: Lost Road 270detail; re-drawn by CT
TAI #132First Silmarillion map
maps
rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills trees · forests roads · paths
Beleriand Doriath Hithlum
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1986HM4: Shaping A·24·a220–1north and south halves on 2 color plates
1986HM4: Shaping A·24·b220–1north and south halves in b&w
TAI #133Sketch (I) for Thror’s MapOn page with TAI 134. See also TAI #134
Marquette MSS-1/1/1/1
artifacts maps
black ink
arrows · compass roses rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills trees · forests
Celduin (River Running) Dale The Desolation of Smaug Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) Esgaroth (Lake-town) The Forest River Long Lake Mirkwood Rhovanion (Wilderland) The Withered Heath
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1987Hobbit A·3·yii–iiimonochrome
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd29monochrome
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 plate 4, top
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 10monochrome
2004Drawings … from Marquette 10
2007History of Hobbit vol. 1 frontispiece
2011Art of Hobbit 5024
2011History of Hobbit 2 frontispiece 1recto
2011Double Worlds/Creative Process front coverpartially obscured
TAI #134Erebor sketchOn page with TAI 133. See also TAI #133
Marquette MSS-1/1/1/1
perspectives tableaux
pencil
rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills
Celduin (River Running) Erebor (The Lonely Mountain)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1987Hobbit A·3·yiiimonochrome
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 plate 4, top
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 10monochrome
2004Drawings … from Marquette 10
2007History of Hobbit frontispiecerecto
2011Art of Hobbit 5024
2011Double Worlds/Creative Process front coveralmost entirely obscured
TAI #135Gate of the Elvenking’s Halls
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 33
perspectives
black ink pencil
rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills trees · forests bridges · fords architecture
The Forest River Mirkwood Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1987Hobbit A·3·yi8
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd184
1995Art. & Ill. 127120
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 224, bottom
2011Art of Hobbit 8253
2011Art of Hobbit 8959, bottom leftdetail of entrance
TAI #136Plan (I) of the Lonely MountainArbitrarily assigned “I”. Hammond & Scull call this a “Plan of the Lonely Mountain”; Anderson a “schematic drawing … of the Lonely Mountain as seen from the west.”
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 25
diagrams · designs
black ink pencil
rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills roads · paths
Celduin (River Running) The Desolation of Smaug Erebor (The Lonely Mountain)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1987Hobbit A·3·yi12monochrome
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd218monochrome
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 259, top
2007History of Hobbit plate II, bottom
2011Art of Hobbit 12084
TAI #137The Back Door
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 48
perspectives tableaux
pencil
Dwarves mountains · hills architecture tools · instruments
Bilbo
Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1987Hobbit A·3·yi13
1995Art. & Ill. 138131
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 259, bottom
2007History of Hobbit plate IX, top
2011Art of Hobbit 10269
TAI #138Bag End Underhill
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 3
perspectives
black ink pencil
roads · paths buildings architecture trees · forests plants · flowers · grasses
Bag End The Hill Hobbiton The Shire
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1987Hobbit A·3·bi14
1988Annotated Hobbit 1 A·3·dd24
1995Art. & Ill. 9890monochromen
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 46
2011Art of Hobbit 222
TAI #139The Hill: Hobbiton
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 5
perspectives
black ink pencil
rivers · lakes · seas roads · paths buildings architecture trees · forests mountains · hills
Bagshot Row The Hill Hobbiton The Shire The Water
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1987Hobbit: Drawings, W’colors, MSs D·ii·66135
1995Art. & Ill. 10092monochrome
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 62
2011Art of Hobbit 254
TAI #140One Morning Early in the Quiet of the World
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 1
perspectives
colored pencil pencil
architecture roads · paths trees · forests
Bilbo Gandalf
Bag End The Hill Hobbiton The Shire
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1987Hobbit: Drawings, W’colors, MSs D·ii·66177monochrome
1995Art. & Ill. 9789monochrome
2007History of Hobbit plate III, top
2011Art of Hobbit 201
2011Art of Hobbit 141103, top leftdetail of Bilbo
TAI #141Troll’s Hill
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 8
perspectives
black ink pencil red ink
clouds · mists · snow trees · forests roads · paths fire mountains · hills
The East-West Road Rhudaur The Trollshaws
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1987Hobbit: Drawings, W’colors, MSs D·ii·661916monochrome
1995Art. & Ill. 10899
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 68monochrome
2007History of Hobbit plate V, bottom
2011Art of Hobbit 3613
TAI #142Sketch map from the Hobbit manuscript
Marquette 1/1/7/10
maps
black ink pencil
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas trees · forests roads · paths buildings
Anduin Carrock The Gladden Fields River Gladden Mirkwood Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1987Hobbit: Drawings, W’colors, MSs D·ii·663129
2011Art of Hobbit 7245
TAI #143The Hobbit trial dust-jacket
Marquette 1/2/4
tableaux
black ink pencil watercolor
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas trees · forests dragons sun moon birds · eagles
Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) Long Lake
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1987Hobbit: Drawings, W’colors, MSs D·ii·668–91monochrome
1995Art. & Ill. 149143monochrome
2007History of Hobbit dust jacket frontmonochrome on yellow; dragon, central mountain & next five peaks w/neighboring trees
2007History of Hobbit dust jacket front fly leafmonochrome on yellow; five mountains w/neighboring trees
2007History of Hobbit dust jacket back fly leafmonochrome on yellow; reversed; five mountains w/neighboring trees
2011Art of Hobbit 137100
TAI #144Earliest map of the Shire
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 1
maps
black ink blue ink pencil red ink
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas roads · paths trees · forests bridges · fords
Baranduin (Brandywine) The Barrow Downs Bywater The East-West Road The Hill Hobbiton The Old Forest The Shire The Water The Withywindle Woodhall Woody End
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1988HM6: Shadow iiiplate
2015Art of LR 2611
2015Tolkien Estate web site Maps gallery1st item (“The Shire”)
TAI #145Map of the East Road and river crossings near Rivendell
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 10
maps
bridges · fords rivers · lakes · seas roads · paths mountains · hills
Bruinen (Loudwater) The East-West Road Ettenmoors Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Mitheithel (Hoarwell) Mount Gundabad Rhudaur Rivendell (Imladris)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1988HM6: Shadow 201aboveredrawn by CT
2015Art of LR 5331
TAI #146Map of roads and rivers between Weathertop and the Ford of Bruinen IISee also TAI #366
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2
maps
colored pencil pencil
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas roads · paths trees · forests
Bruinen (Loudwater) The East-West Road Mitheithel (Hoarwell) Rhudaur The Trollshaws Weathertop
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1988HM6: Shadow 201belowredrawn by CT
2015Art of LR 5030, bottom
TAI #147Plan of Bree
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 2v
maps
black ink pencil
roads · paths buildings mountains · hills
Bree The East-West Road The Greenway
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1988HM6: Shadow 335monochrome
2015Art of LR 4525
TAI #148Map of the Misty Mountains and lands to the south and east
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 12
maps
black ink pencil
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas roads · paths trees · forests
Anduin Bree Bruinen (Loudwater) Dimril Dale Eregion (Hollin) Fangorn Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Mitheithel (Hoarwell) Moria Rhovanion (Wilderland) Rivendell (Imladris)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1988HM6: Shadow 439monochrome
2015Art of LR 5835
TAI #149Orthanc 1
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 98, fol. 1
perspectives
black ink colored pencil pencil
buildings roads · paths bridges · fords mountains · hills architecture clouds · mists · snow rivers · lakes · seas
Isengard Orthanc
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1989HM7: Treason plate I
1995Art. & Ill. 166162
2015Art of LR 10677
2015Tolkien Estate web site Landscapes gallery3rd item (“Orthanc”)
TAI #150The West Gate of Moria: earliest drawing of the inscription and signsSee also TAI #151
Marquette 3/3/10/11b
diagrams · designs
black ink pencil
trees · forests tools · instruments stars moon crowns · hats · helms Tengwar
Eregion (Hollin) Moria
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1989HM7: Treason 182monochrome
1995Art. & Ill. 158150monochrome
2004Drawings … from Marquette 14
2015Art of LR 6741
TAI #151Tree by Doors of DurinSee also TAI #150
Marquette 3/3/10/11b
diagrams · designs
pencil
trees · forests moon
Eregion (Hollin) Moria
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1989HM7: Treason 182upper rightmonochrome
1995Art. & Ill. 158150, upper rightmonochrome
2004Drawings … from Marquette 14
2015Art of LR 6741, upper right
TAI #152The First Map: Tinco snapshotGeographic tags forthcoming.
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/1, fol. a
maps
black ink colored chalk colored pen colored pencil pencil
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas roads · paths trees · forests bridges · fords
Mordor
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1989HM7: Treason 302Map Iredrawn in black ink by CT; I7–P7
1989HM7: Treason 305Map IIredrawn in black ink by CT; I7–M19; N7–N9; N15–N19; O7–P8
1989HM7: Treason 308Map IIIAredrawn in black ink by CT; O9–T19
1989HM7: Treason 309Map IIIredrawn in black ink by CT; P7–T8
1992Life & Legend 63176monochrome; I7–M22, N7–N9, N15–N22, O7–T8, O20–T22
2015Art of LR 9670I7–M22, N7–N9, N15–N22, O7–T8, O20–T22
2015Art of LR 11583O15–O16
TAI #153The First Map: Parma snapshotImage and geographic tags forthcoming.
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/1, fol. a
maps
black ink colored chalk colored pen colored pencil pencil
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1989HM7: Treason 302Map Iredrawn in black ink by CT; D1–P7
1989HM7: Treason 303Map IAredrawn in black ink by CT; A6–H17
1989HM7: Treason 305Map IIredrawn in black ink by CT; I7–M19, N7–N9, N15–N19, O7–P8
1989HM7: Treason 308Map IIIAredrawn in black ink by CT; O9–T19
1989HM7: Treason 309Map IIIredrawn in black ink by CT; P7–T8
1992Life & Legend 63176monochrome; A1–H17, I1–M22, N1–N9, N15–N22, O1–Q8, R7–T8, O20–T22
2015Art of LR 9670A1–H17, I1–M22, N1–N9, N15–N22, O1–Q8, R7–T8, O20–T22
2015Art of LR 11583O15–O16
TAI #154The First Map: Calma snapshotImage and geographic tags forthcoming.
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/1, fol. a
maps
black ink colored chalk colored pen colored pencil pencil
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1989HM7: Treason 302Map Iredrawn in black ink by CT; D1–P7
1989HM7: Treason 303Map IAredrawn in black ink by CT; A6–H17
1989HM7: Treason 305Map IIredrawn in black ink by CT; I7–M19, N7–N9, N15–N19, O7–P8
1989HM7: Treason 309Map IIIredrawn in black ink by CT; P7–P9, P15–P19, Q7–T19, U9–W19
1989HM7: Treason 314Map IVAredrawn in black ink by CT; N10–P14
1992Life & Legend 63176monochrome; everything except N10–P13
2015Art of LR 9670everything except N10–P13
2015Art of LR 11583everything except O13–P13
TAI #155The First Map: Quesse snapshotImage and geographic tags forthcoming.
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/1, fols. a & b
maps
black ink colored chalk colored pen colored pencil pencil
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1989HM7: Treason 302Map Iredrawn in black ink by CT; D1–P7
1989HM7: Treason 303Map IAredrawn in black ink by CT; A6–H17
1989HM7: Treason 305Map IIredrawn in black ink by CT; I7–M19, N7–N9, N15–N19, O7–P8
1989HM7: Treason 309Map IIIredrawn in black ink by CT; P7–P9, P15–P19, Q7–T19, U9–W19
1989HM7: Treason 314Map IVAredrawn in black ink by CT; N10–N11
1989HM7: Treason 317Map IVBredrawn in black ink by CT; O10–P14
1992Life & Legend 63176monochrome; everything except N10–P14
2015Art of LR 9670everything except N10–P14
2015Art of LR 9771, top right and bottom leftN12–N14, O10–P14
2015Art of LR 11583everything except O13–P14
TAI #156The First Map: Ando snapshotImage and geographic tags forthcoming.
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/1, fol. a & b
black ink colored chalk colored pen colored pencil pencil
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1989HM7: Treason 302Map Iredrawn in black ink by CT; D1–P7
1989HM7: Treason 303Map IAredrawn in black ink by CT; A6–H17
1989HM7: Treason 305Map IIredrawn in black ink by CT; I7–M19, N7–N9, N15–N19, O7–P8
1989HM7: Treason 309Map IIIredrawn in black ink by CT; P7–P9, P15–P19, Q7–T19, U9–W19
1989HM7: Treason 314Map IVAredrawn in black ink by CT; N10–N11
1989HM7: Treason 317Map IVCredrawn in black ink by CT; N12–P14
1992Life & Legend 63176monochrome; everything except N10–P14
2015Art of LR 9670everything except N10–P14
2015Art of LR 9771, bottom center and bottom rightN12–P14
2015Art of LR 11583everything except O13–P14
TAI #157The First Map: Umbar snapshotImage and geographic tags forthcoming.
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/1, fol. a & b
black ink colored chalk colored pen colored pencil pencil
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1989HM7: Treason 302Map Iredrawn in black ink by CT; D1–P7
1989HM7: Treason 303Map IAredrawn in black ink by CT; A6–H17
1989HM7: Treason 305Map IIredrawn in black ink by CT; I7–M19, N7–N9, N15–N19, O7–P8
1989HM7: Treason 309Map IIIredrawn in black ink by CT; P7–P9, P15–P19, Q7–T19, U9–W19
1989HM7: Treason 317Map IVCredrawn in black ink by CT; N14–P14
1989HM7: Treason 319Map IVDredrawn in black ink by CT; N10–N13, O12–P13
1992Life & Legend 63176monochrome; everything except O10–P11 and N14–P14
2015Art of LR 9670everything except O10–P11 and N14–P14
2015Art of LR 9771, lower rightN14–P14
2015Art of LR 11583everything except O14–P14
TAI #158The First Map: Anga snapshotImage and geographic tags forthcoming.
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/1, fol. a & b
black ink colored chalk colored pen colored pencil pencil
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1989HM7: Treason 302Map Iredrawn in black ink by CT; D1–P7
1989HM7: Treason 303Map IAredrawn in black ink by CT; A6–H17
1989HM7: Treason 305Map IIredrawn in black ink by CT; I7–M19, N7–N9, N15–N19, O7–P8
1989HM7: Treason 309Map IIIredrawn in black ink by CT; P7–P9, P15–P19, Q7–T19, U9–W19
1989HM7: Treason 317Map IVCredrawn in black ink by CT; N14–P14
1989HM7: Treason 319Map IVDredrawn in black ink by CT; N10–N13, O12–P13
1989HM7: Treason 319Map IVEredrawn in black ink by CT; O10–P11
1992Life & Legend 63176monochrome; everything except N14–P14
2015Art of LR 9670everything except N14–P14
2015Art of LR 9771, lower rightN14–P14
2015Art of LR 11583everything except O14–P14
TAI #159Minas Morgul gate
Marquette MSS-2/1/15/16a
diagrams · designs perspectives
black ink
architecture roads · paths
Minas Morgul Mordor
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1989HM7: Treason 342monochrome
1995Art. & Ill. 175170monochrome
2015Art of LR 11684
TAI #160Sketch-plan of the scene of the Breaking of the Fellowship
Marquette MSS-2/1/18/6a
diagrams · designs perspectives
black ink
rivers · lakes · seas roads · paths trees · forests tools · instruments
Amon Lhaw Anduin Parth Galen Tol Brandir
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1989HM7: Treason 383monochrome
2015Art of LR 9872
TAI #161Orthanc 4, west elevation
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 98, fol. 2
diagrams · designs
pencil
architecture buildings
Orthanc
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1990HM8: War A·2833upper leftmonochrome
2015Art of LR 10778
TAI #162Orthanc 4, south elevation
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 98, fol. 2
diagrams · designs
pencil
architecture buildings
Orthanc
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1990HM8: War A·2833leftmonochrome
2015Art of LR 10778
TAI #163Orthanc 3
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 98, fol. 2
diagrams · designs
pencil
architecture buildings bridges · fords rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills
Isengard Orthanc
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1990HM8: War A·2833upper rightmonochrome
2015Art of LR 10778
TAI #164Orthanc 2
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 98, fol. 2
diagrams · designs
pencil
architecture buildings rivers · lakes · seas
Isengard Orthanc
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1990HM8: War A·2833centermonochrome
2015Art of LR 10778
TAI #165Early sketch for Kirith Ungol (I)
Marquette MSS-3/2/11/2a
diagrams · designs
black ink
mountains · hills roads · paths buildings
Cirith Ungol Ennyn Dûr (Mordor Gates) Mordor
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1990HM8: War A·28108I
2015Art of LR 11886
TAI #166Early sketch of Kirith Ungol (III)
Marquette MSS-3/2/11/9a
diagrams · designs
black ink
mountains · hills buildings roads · paths
Cirith Ungol Ennyn Dûr (Mordor Gates) Minas Morgul Mordor
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1990HM8: War A·28108IImonochrome
2015Art of LR 11988
TAI #167Early idea for Kirith Ungol (IV)
Marquette MSS-3/2/11/13a
diagrams · designs
black ink
mountains · hills buildings roads · paths
Cirith Ungol Mordor
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1990HM8: War A·28114monochrome
2015Art of LR 12089
TAI #168Map of Rohan, Gondor, and Mordor
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 23
maps
black ink blue ink colored pencil pencil pink ink
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas roads · paths bridges · fords trees · forests
Anduin Barad-dûr (Dark Tower) Gondor Plateau of Gorgoroth Ithilien Lebennin Minas Morgul Minas Tirith Mordor Orodruin (Mt. Doom) Rohan
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1990HM8: War A·281171detail showing Sam & Frodo’s journey from Emyn Muil to the Morannon; redrawn in black ink by CT
2015Art of LR 134102detail showing Sam & Frodo’s journey from Emyn Muil to the Morannon
2015Art of LR 183144detail showing Sam & Frodo’s journey in Mordor
2015Art of LR 206161
2015Tolkien Estate web site Maps gallery3rd item (“Rohan ~ Gondor ~ Mordor”)
TAI #169Minas Morghul and the Cross-roads
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2 24
maps
black ink colored pencil pencil
mountains · hills roads · paths rivers · lakes · seas
The Cross-roads Ephel Dúath (Mountains of Shadow) Minas Morgul Morgul Vale
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1990HM8: War A·28181monochrome
2015Art of LR 12391
TAI #170Plan of Shelob’s LairNorth and south (not east and west!) are flipped on the compass rose: arrows point in direction of travel, which was indeed west to east. — edmh
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 16
diagrams · designs
black ink blue ink pencil
roads · paths mountains · hills
Ephel Dúath (Mountains of Shadow) Mordor Shelob’s Lair
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1990HM8: War A·28201monochrome
2015Art of LR 12694
TAI #171Kirith Ungol from the second stair (II)
Marquette 3/6/8/5a
perspectives
black ink colored pencil pencil
mountains · hills buildings fire roads · paths
Cirith Ungol Ephel Dúath (Mountains of Shadow) Mordor Shelob’s Lair
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1990HM8: War A·28204monochrome
1995Art. & Ill. 176172
2015Art of LR 12996
TAI #172Simplified plan of Shelob’s lair
Marquette MSS-3/2/17/28b, p. 62
diagrams · designs
pencil
roads · paths mountains · hills
Cirith Ungol Ephel Dúath (Mountains of Shadow) Mordor Shelob’s Lair
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1990HM8: War A·28225monochrome; typing removed (or CT redrawing?)
2015Art of LR 13097
TAI #173Early sketch of Dunharrow II
Marquette 3/7/6/8a
diagrams · designs perspectives
pencil
mountains · hills roads · paths
Dunharrow Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Rohan Starkhorn
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1990HM8: War A·28239center (hidden by text)monochrome
2015Art of LR 150115, center
TAI #174Early sketch of Dunharrow III
Marquette 3/7/6/8a
diagrams · designs perspectives
pencil
mountains · hills roads · paths
Dunharrow Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Rohan Starkhorn
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1990HM8: War A·28239rightmonochrome
2015Art of LR 150115, center right
TAI #175Early sketch of Dunharrow IV
Marquette 3/7/6/8a
diagrams · designs perspectives
pencil
mountains · hills roads · paths
Dunharrow Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Rohan
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1990HM8: War A·28239bottommonochrome
2015Art of LR 150115, bottom
TAI #176Plan of Harrowdale
Marquette MSS-3/2/23/2a
maps
blue ink
mountains · hills roads · paths rivers · lakes · seas
Dunharrow Edna Edoras Harrowdale Snowbourne Starkhorn
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1990HM8: War A·28258monochrome
2015Art of LR 161125
TAI #177Earliest sketch of Minas Tirith
Marquette MSS-3/2/23/5a
perspectives
black ink pencil
mountains · hills buildings architecture
Minas Tirith Mindolluin White Tower
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1990HM8: War A·28261monochrome
1995Art. & Ill. 172167
2015Art of LR 141105
TAI #178Map of Rohan and Gondor (original art)
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fols. 15–16
maps
colored pencil pencil
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas fire roads · paths
Anduin Barad-dûr (Dark Tower) The Cross-roads Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Gondor Lebennin Mordor Orodruin (Mt. Doom) Osgiliath Rohan
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1990HM8: War A·28269redrawn in black in by CT
2015Art of LR 168132
TAI #179Mindolluin (I)Together with TAI 180. See also TAI #180
Marquette MSS-3/1/24/3b
maps
black ink
mountains · hills
Gondor Minas Tirith Mindolluin
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1990HM8: War A·28280upper: top leftmonochrome
2004Drawings … from Marquette 24
2015Art of LR 144108, center upper left
TAI #180Mindolluin (II)Together with TAI 179. See also TAI #179
Marquette MSS-3/1/24/3b
maps
black ink
mountains · hills
Gondor Minas Tirith Mindolluin
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1990HM8: War A·28280upper: bottom rightmonochrome
2004Drawings … from Marquette 24
2015Art of LR 144108, center lower right
TAI #181Minas Tirith
Marquette MSS-3/1/24/3b
maps
black ink
mountains · hills roads · paths
Gondor Minas Tirith Mindolluin
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1990HM8: War A·28280lower
2004Drawings … from Marquette 24
2015Art of LR 144108, near bottom
TAI #182Plan of Minas TirithCompass rose has west and south switched. — cwmh
Marquette 3/7/1/4b
maps
pencil
arrows · compass roses roads · paths mountains · hills
Gondor Minas Tirith Mindolluin Rath Dínen (Silent Street) White Tower
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1990HM8: War A·28290monochrome
2015Art of LR 147110
TAI #183Later sketch of Dunharrow (I)
Marquette 3/7/6/11a
diagrams · designs perspectives
black ink pencil
mountains · hills roads · paths
Dunharrow Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Rohan Starkhorn
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1990HM8: War A·28314upper leftmonochrome
2015Art of LR 164128, center left
TAI #184Later sketch of Dunharrow (II)
Marquette 3/7/6/11a
perspectives
pencil
mountains · hills trees · forests roads · paths
Dunharrow Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Rohan Starkhorn
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1990HM8: War A·28314lower leftmonochrome
2015Art of LR 164128, bottom left
TAI #185Later sketch of Dunharrow (III)
Marquette 3/7/6/11a
diagrams · designs
pencil
mountains · hills
Dunharrow Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Rohan Starkhorn
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1990HM8: War A·28314lower right
2015Art of LR 164128, bottom right
TAI #186The ‘Second Map’ of Middle-earth
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 20
maps
black ink blue ink colored chalk colored pencil pencil red ink
rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills trees · forests
Anduin Barad-dûr (Dark Tower) Emyn Muil Ephel Dúath (Mountains of Shadow) Ered Lithui (Ashen Mountains) Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Gondor Lebennin Minas Morgul Minas Tirith Mordor Orodruin (Mt. Doom) Rohan Udûn
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1990HM8: War A·28434–5redrawn in black ink by CT
2015Art of LR 135103track of Frodo and Sam
2015Art of LR 136104
2015Art of LR 179141detail of NW Mordor
TAI #187Tower of Kirith Ungol
Marquette 3/8/26/3a
perspectives
blue pen pencil
buildings mountains · hills roads · paths architecture
Cirith Ungol Ephel Dúath (Mountains of Shadow) Mordor
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1992HM9a: Sauron A·2919monochrome
1995Art. & Ill. 177174monochrome
2015Art of LR 176139
TAI #188frieze pattern with Crown of Gondor (I)from first King’s Letter
Marquette 3/9/35/1a
friezes objects
black ink
crowns · hats · helms books · letters
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1992HM9a: Sauron A·29130top left
2015Art of LR 233186, top left
TAI #189frieze pattern with Crown of Gondor (II)from first King’s Letter
Marquette 3/9/35/1a
friezes objects
black ink
crowns · hats · helms books · letters
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1992HM9a: Sauron A·291311
2015Art of LR 233186, top right
TAI #190frieze pattern with Crown of Gondor (V)from third King’s Letter
Marquette MSS-4/2/25/2a
friezes objects
black ink pencil
crowns · hats · helms books · letters
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1992HM9a: Sauron A·29131top left
2015Art of LR 235188, top left
TAI #191frieze pattern with Crown of Gondor (VI)from third King’s Letter
Marquette MSS-4/2/25/2a
friezes objects
black ink pencil
crowns · hats · helms books · letters
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1992HM9a: Sauron A·29131top right
2015Art of LR 235188, top right
TAI #192Crown of Gondorfrom third King’s Letter
Marquette MSS-4/2/25/2a
objects
crowns · hats · helms books · letters
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1992HM9a: Sauron A·29131upper right
2015Art of LR 235188, upper right
TAI #193Orthanc IaSee also TAI #194
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 77
perspectives
colored pencil pencil
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Isengard Orthanc
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1992HM9a: Sauron A·29138above
1995Art. & Ill. 167163, above
2015Art of LR 10979, above
TAI #194Orthanc IbSee also TAI #193
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 77
perspectives
colored pencil pencil
buildings architecture rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills roads · paths
Isengard Orthanc
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1992HM9a: Sauron A·29138below
1995Art. & Ill. 167163, below
2015Art of LR 10979, below
TAI #195Orthanc’s RoofSee also TAI #196
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 78v
diagrams · designs
pencil
buildings architecture
Orthanc
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1992HM9a: Sauron A·29139top figure, left
2015Art of LR 11281
TAI #196Orthanc’s RoofSee also TAI #195
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 78v
diagrams · designs
pencil
architecture buildings
Orthanc
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1992HM9a: Sauron A·29139top figure, right
2015Art of LR 11281
TAI #197Orthanc IIIa
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 78
diagrams · designs perspectives
pencil
architecture buildings stars
Orthanc
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1992HM9a: Sauron A·29139III, top leftmonochrome
2015Art of LR 11080, top left
TAI #198Orthanc IIIb
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 78
diagrams · designs perspectives
pencil
buildings architecture mountains · hills
Orthanc
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1992HM9a: Sauron A·29139III, centermonochrome
2015Art of LR 11080, center
TAI #199Orthanc IIId
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 78
diagrams · designs
pencil
buildings architecture
Orthanc
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1992HM9a: Sauron A·29139III, lower leftmonochrome
2015Art of LR 11080, lower left
TAI #200Orthanc IIIe
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 78
diagrams · designs
pencil
architecture buildings
Orthanc
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1992HM9a: Sauron A·29139III, lower rightmonochrome
2015Art of LR 11080, lower right
TAI #201Early idea for Dunharrow
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 17v
perspectives
pencil
architecture roads · paths mountains · hills
Dunharrow Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Rohan Starkhorn
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1992HM9a: Sauron A·29140monochrome
2015Art of LR 153116
TAI #202Sketch of Dunharrow I
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 17
perspectives
black ink pencil
trees · forests mountains · hills roads · paths architecture
Dunharrow Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Rohan Starkhorn Thrihyrne
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1992HM9a: Sauron A·29141topmonochrome
1995Art. & Ill. 170165, topmonochrome
2015Art of LR 154117, top
2015Art of LR 155119detail
TAI #203Sketch of Dunharrow II
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 17
perspectives
pencil
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Dunharrow Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Rohan
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1992HM9a: Sauron A·29141lower leftmonochrome
1995Art. & Ill. 170165, lower leftmonochrome
2015Art of LR 154117, lower left
2015Art of LR 155118detail
TAI #204Sketch of Dunharrow III
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 17
perspectives
pencil
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Dunharrow Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Rohan Starkhorn
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1992HM9a: Sauron A·29141lower rightmonochrome
1995Art. & Ill. 170165, lower rightmonochrome
2015Art of LR 154117, lower right
TAI #205frieze pattern with Crown of Gondor (III)from second King’s Letter
Marquette 3/9/35/2a
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YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1993Vinyar Tengwar vol. 29, p. 1near top left
1995Art. & Ill. 202199, top leftmonochrome
2015Art of LR 234187, top left
TAI #206frieze pattern with Crown of Gondor (IV)from second King’s Letter
Marquette 3/9/35/2a
friezes
black ink
crowns · hats · helms books · letters
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1993Vinyar Tengwar vol. 29, p. 1near top right
1995Art. & Ill. 202199, top rightmonochrome
2015Art of LR 234187, top right
TAI #207The hills of the morning
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 37
perspectives
black ink colored pencil pencil red ink
sun mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. [2]frontispiece
TAI #208Goosegrass
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 60
objects tableaux
black ink
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. [6]2grayscale
TAI #209Water, wind & sand
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 87, fol. 20
perspectives
pencil watercolor white body color
clouds · mists · snow rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 4642
2015Tolkien Estate web site Landscapes gallery4th item
TAI #210Tanaqui
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 87, fol. 21
perspectives
pencil watercolor
mountains · hills buildings
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 4743
2015Tolkien Estate web site Landscapes gallery8th item
TAI #211The shores of Faëry
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 87, fol. 22
perspectives
black ink pencil watercolor
sun moon stars mountains · hills buildings
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 4844
2015Tolkien Estate web site Landscapes gallery5th item
TAI #212The man in the moon
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 87, fol. 23
perspectives
pencil silver paint watercolor
moon mountains · hills tools · instruments
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 4945
2015Tolkien Estate web site Landscapes gallery9th item
TAI #213flowerSee also TAI #40
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 87, fol. 37
diagrams · designs objects
black ink pencil watercolor
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 5248, upper right
TAI #214flowerSee also TAI #40
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 87, fol. 37
diagrams · designs objects
black ink pencil watercolor
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 5248, top right
TAI #215Mountain landscape
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 88, fol. 21
perspectives
colored pencil
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YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 5753
2011Art of Hobbit 6036
TAI #216Nargothrond
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 34
perspectives
black ink pencil
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Beleriand Nargothrond River Narog
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 6057grayscale
2011Art of Hobbit 8555
TAI #217bushes, stars, and sun frieze
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 87, fol. 52
friezes tableaux
colored pencil pencil
plants · flowers · grasses trees · forests sun stars mountains · hills clouds · mists · snow
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 6259, bottom
TAI #218The Wood at the World’s EndNot of a Middle-earth location per se. From around 1928.
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 88, fol. 22
perspectives tableaux
black ink watercolor
trees · forests sun mountains · hills
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 6360
2011Art of Hobbit 13699
TAI #219Wilderland, preliminary art
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 49
maps
black ink colored pencil pencil red ink
arrows · compass roses mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas trees · forests
Anduin Celduin (River Running) Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) Ered Mithrin (Grey Mountains) The Forest River The Old Forest Road Mirkwood Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Mount Gundabad Mountains of Mirkwood Rhovanion (Wilderland) Rivendell (Imladris)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 9084
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 plate 4, bottom
2007History of Hobbit plate I, bottom
2011Art of Hobbit 12488
TAI #220Thror’s Map. Copied by B. Baggins
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 33
artifacts maps
black ink pencil red ink
arrows · compass roses Cirth mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas
Celduin (River Running) Dale The Desolation of Smaug Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) Long Lake Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 9285monochrome
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 51monochrome
2007History of Hobbit plate I, top
2011Art of Hobbit 5125
TAI #221Thror’s Map proof
Marquette 1/2/5/1
artifacts maps
printed proof
arrows · compass roses Cirth rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills spiders · insects dragons
Celduin (River Running) Dale The Desolation of Smaug Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) The Forest River Long Lake Mirkwood Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 9386monochrome
2011Art of Hobbit 5429
TAI #222Gandalf
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 2
perspectives
colored pencil pencil
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Gandalf
Bag End The Hill Hobbiton The Shire
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 9991
2007History of Hobbit plate III, bottom
2011Art of Hobbit 233
TAI #223Untitled (Sketch I for The Hill)
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 4v
perspectives
pencil
architecture buildings trees · forests rivers · lakes · seas roads · paths
Bag End Bagshot Row The Hill Hobbiton The Shire The Water
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 10293
2011Art of Hobbit 265
TAI #224The Hill: Hobbiton
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 4
perspectives
black ink pencil
architecture buildings bridges · fords trees · forests roads · paths mountains · hills
Bag End Bagshot Row The Hill Hobbiton The Shire The Water
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 10294
2007History of Hobbit plate IV, top
2011Art of Hobbit 276
TAI #225Sketch (II) for The Hill: Hobbiton across the Water
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 6
perspectives
pencil
architecture birds · eagles bridges · fords buildings trees · forests rivers · lakes · seas roads · paths
Bag End Bagshot Row The Hill Hobbiton The Shire The Water
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 10395
2011Art of Hobbit 298
TAI #226Sketch (III) for The Hill: Hobbiton across the WaterI’ve not seen the first impression of the first edition of Pictures; Christopher Tolkien’s description of “an unpublished sketch of Hobbiton … in which … there are no words … on the signpost” can, however, refer only to this piece — unless there is a further otherwise-unpublished sketch. I’d love to hear from anyone who has the first impression!
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 12v
perspectives
pencil
buildings architecture roads · paths rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills bridges · fords
Bag End Bagshot Row The Hill Hobbiton The Shire The Water
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1979Pictures 1 E·i·2·a[12]1, leftfirst impression of E·i·2·a only
1995Art. & Ill. 10396
2011Art of Hobbit 309
TAI #227Riding down into Rivendell
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 17
perspectives
black ink colored pencil pencil
mountains · hills buildings bridges · fords architecture rivers · lakes · seas trees · forests plants · flowers · grasses horses
Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Rhudaur Rivendell (Imladris)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 113104
2007History of Hobbit plate V, bottom
2011Art of Hobbit 4217
TAI #228Rivendell
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 11
perspectives
colored pencil
mountains · hills clouds · mists · snow trees · forests rivers · lakes · seas bridges · fords buildings architecture
Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Rhudaur Rivendell (Imladris)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 116107
2011Art of Hobbit 4622
TAI #229The Misty Mountains Looking West from the Eagles’ Eyrie towards Goblin Gate
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 30
perspectives
black ink pencil
birds · eagles mountains · hills trees · forests clouds · mists · snow
Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 119110
2011Art of Hobbit 6137
2015Tolkien Estate web site Landscapes gallery2nd item (“The Misty Mountains”)
TAI #230Firelight in Beorn’s House
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 15
perspectives
black ink pencil red ink
fire buildings architecture tools · instruments
Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 122115
2002Annotated Hobbit 2 171, top
2007History of Hobbit plate VI, bottom
2011Art of Hobbit 6741
TAI #231Entrance to the Elvenking’s Halls
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 35
perspectives
black ink pencil watercolor
architecture bridges · fords rivers · lakes · seas trees · forests mountains · hills
The Forest River Mirkwood Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 124117
2011Art of Hobbit 7849
2011Art of Hobbit 8959, top leftdetail of entrance
TAI #232Entrance to the Elvenking’s Halls
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 32
perspectives
black ink pencil
trees · forests rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills bridges · fords architecture plants · flowers · grasses
The Forest River Mirkwood Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 125118
2011Art of Hobbit 8051
2011Art of Hobbit 8959, center leftdetail of entrance
TAI #233Entrance to the Elvenking’s Halls
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 31
black ink pencil
trees · forests roads · paths bridges · fords rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills plants · flowers · grasses clouds · mists · snow architecture
The Forest River Mirkwood Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 125119
2011Art of Hobbit 8152
2011Art of Hobbit 8959, center rightdetail of entrance
TAI #234sketch for Bilbo Comes to the Huts of the Raft-elves
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 20
perspectives
colored pencil pencil
rivers · lakes · seas buildings architecture trees · forests mountains · hills tools · instruments
The Forest River Mirkwood Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 130123
2007History of Hobbit plate VIII, top
2011Art of Hobbit 9463
TAI #235Esgaroth
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 22
perspectives
black ink pencil
ships · boats buildings architecture bridges · fords tools · instruments trees · forests mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas
Celduin (River Running) Esgaroth (Lake-town) Long Lake Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 132126
2007History of Hobbit plate VIII, bottom
2011Art of Hobbit 9765
TAI #236The Lonely Mountain
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 26
diagrams · designs perspectives
black ink colored pencil pencil red ink
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas buildings
Celduin (River Running) Dale The Desolation of Smaug Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 134128
2007History of Hobbit plate II, top
2011Art of Hobbit 12287, top
TAI #237map of the Long Lake
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 26
maps
black ink colored pencil pencil red ink
rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills
Celduin (River Running) Esgaroth (Lake-town) The Forest River Long Lake Mirkwood Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 134128
2007History of Hobbit plate II, top
2011Art of Hobbit 12287, bottom
TAI #238Gnarled treeMany (including Hammond & Scull in ArtH) have noticed that this anthropomorphic tree of Tolkien’s looks just like that in TAI #12. See also TAI #12
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 88, fol. 20
tableaux
black ink
trees · forests
Celduin (River Running) Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 136129
2011Art of Hobbit 10067
TAI #239View from Back Doorwith and on top of “Sketch of Erebor, River Running, Dale, Long Lake, and Forest River”
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 48v
perspectives
black ink pencil
sun clouds · mists · snow mountains · hills
Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 139132
2007History of Hobbit plate IX, middle
2011Art of Hobbit 10370, right
TAI #240Sketch of Erebor, River Running, Dale, Long Lake, and Forest RiverWith and underneath “View from Back Door.”
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 48v
diagrams · designs
pencil
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas
Celduin (River Running) Dale Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) The Forest River Long Lake Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 139132
2007History of Hobbit plate IX, middle
2011Art of Hobbit 10370, center left
TAI #241Smaug flies around the Lonely Mountain
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 22
perspectives
black ink pencil
dragons clouds · mists · snow mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas architecture buildings trees · forests
Celduin (River Running) Dale The Desolation of Smaug Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) Ered Mithrin (Grey Mountains) Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 142134
2011Art of Hobbit 10874
TAI #242The Front Door
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 23
perspectives
black ink brown ink pencil watercolor
dragons moon mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas trees · forests buildings
Celduin (River Running) Dale The Desolation of Smaug Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) Ered Mithrin (Grey Mountains) Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 142135
2007History of Hobbit plate X, top
2011Art of Hobbit 11076
TAI #243The Coming of the Eagles
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 45
perspectives
black ink pencil red ink
mountains · hills birds · eagles tools · instruments clouds · mists · snow
Celduin (River Running) Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) The Iron Hills Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 145138monochrome
2007History of Hobbit plate XII, bottom right
2011Art of Hobbit 11680
TAI #244Design for Hobbit back cover and spine
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 43
diagrams · designs friezes tableaux
black ink pencil
mountains · hills Cirth moon dragons
Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 147141monochrome
2011Art of Hobbit 13497
TAI #245Hobbit cover sketch: sun with moon and rune
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 43
diagrams · designs tableaux
pencil
sun moon mountains · hills Cirth
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 147141, leftmonochrome
2011Art of Hobbit 13497, left
TAI #246Hobbit cover sketch: moon and rune
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 43
diagrams · designs
black ink
moon Cirth
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 147141, upper centermonochrome
2011Art of Hobbit 13497, upper center
TAI #247Hobbit cover sketch: moon and rune
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 43
diagrams · designs
pencil
moon Cirth
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 147141, centermonochrome
2011Art of Hobbit 13497, center
TAI #248Hobbit cover sketch: moon and rune
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 43
diagrams · designs
black ink pencil
moon Cirth
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 147141, right
2011Art of Hobbit 13497, right
TAI #249Hobbit cover sketch: moon and rune
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 43
diagrams · designs
black ink pencil
moon Cirth
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 147141, lower centermonochrome
2011Art of Hobbit 13497, lower center
TAI #250Hobbit cover sketch: sun
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 43
diagrams · designs tableaux
pencil
sun
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 147141, bottom centermonochrome
2011Art of Hobbit 13497, bottom center
TAI #251Buckland Ferrya.k.a. “Brandywine Ferry,“ per ArtLR.
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 13
perspectives
colored pencil pencil
ships · boats rivers · lakes · seas roads · paths fire buildings mountains · hills architecture tools · instruments trees · forests
Baranduin (Brandywine) Buckland The Shire
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 154146
2015Art of LR 4121
TAI #252Doors of Durin, revised drawing
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 36
diagrams · designs
black ink pencil
crowns · hats · helms stars tools · instruments Tengwar moon trees · forests
Eregion (Hollin) Moria
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 158152monochrome
2015Art of LR 6743
2015Art of LR back cover
TAI #253Doors of Durin, art for the printer
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 34
diagrams · designs
black ink pencil
Tengwar crowns · hats · helms stars tools · instruments trees · forests
Eregion (Hollin) Moria
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 158153monochrome
2015Art of LR 6744
TAI #254Book of Mazarbul; page 1, version 2See also TAI #56
Marquette 3/3/11/12a
artifacts
colored pencil pencil
Cirth books · letters
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 160155
2015Art of LR 7956
TAI #255Dimrill Dale and Mountains of Moria
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol 11
diagrams · designs perspectives
colored pencil pencil
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas
Caradhras (Barazinbar; Redhorn) Celebdil (Zirakzigil; Silvertine) Dimril Dale Fanuidhol (Bundushathûr; Cloudyhead) Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Moria
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 163158monochrome
2015Art of LR 6137
TAI #256Rauros Falls & the Tindrock
Bodleian 90, fol. 14
perspectives
colored pencil pencil
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas
Emyn Muil Rauros Tol Brandir
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 164159
2015Art of LR 9368
TAI #257Helm’s Deep
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 76v
diagrams · designs maps
black ink colored pencil pencil
roads · paths rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills arrows · compass roses
The Deeping Stream Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Helm’s Deep Hornburg Rohan Thrihyrne Westfold
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 165160
2015Art of LR 10376
TAI #258Later view of Minas Tirith (II)
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 3
diagrams · designs perspectives
pencil
buildings architecture
Gondor Minas Tirith
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 174169
2015Art of LR 148113
TAI #259Cleft of Kirith Ungol (I)
Marquette MSS-3/2/17/28b, p. 63
perspectives
pencil
mountains · hills roads · paths buildings
Cirith Ungol Ephel Dúath (Mountains of Shadow) Mordor
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 176173monochrome
2015Art of LR 13098
TAI #260Farmer Cotton’s house (plan)
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 6
diagrams · designs
pencil
architecture buildings
The Marish The Shire
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 178175, topmonochrome
2015Art of LR 198155, top
TAI #261Farmer Cotton’s house (plan)
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 6
diagrams · designs perspectives
pencil
architecture buildings
The Marish The Shire
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 178175, bottommonochrome
2015Art of LR 198155, bottom
TAI #262Dust jacket design for The Fellowship of the Ring (I)
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 22
diagrams · designs objects
black ink colored pencil pencil red ink
rings · jewels · gold Tengwar Cirth
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 179176monochrome
2005Readers’ Companion 1 dust jacket frontin copper, red, and periwinkle; the One Ring, Narya, Cirth ribbon, and Tengwar
2005Readers’ Companion 1 spinein copper, red, and periwinkle; the One Ring, Narya, Cirth ribbon, and Tengwar
2014Readers’ Companion 2 dust jacket frontin gold, red, and dark gray; the One Ring, Narya, Cirth ribbon, and Tengwar
2014Readers’ Companion 2 dust jacket spinein gold, red, and dark gray; the One Ring, Narya, Cirth ribbon, and Tengwar
2015Art of LR 210166
TAI #263Dust jacket design for The Fellowship of the Ring (II)
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 21
diagrams · designs objects
black ink colored pencil pencil red ink
Tengwar rings · jewels · gold eyes
Sauron
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 179177
2015Art of LR 211167
TAI #264Dust-jacket design for The Two Towers (I)
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 27
diagrams · designs objects tableaux
black ink colored pencil pencil
rings · jewels · gold mountains · hills fire Tengwar
Sauron
Barad-dûr (Dark Tower) Minas Tirith White Tower
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 180178monochrome
2015Art of LR 220176
TAI #265Dust jacket design for The Two Towers (III)
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 28
diagrams · designs objects tableaux
black ink pencil red ink
buildings architecture moon sun rings · jewels · gold
Nazgûl
Barad-dûr (Dark Tower) Orodruin (Mt. Doom)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 180179monochrome
2015Art of LR 221178
TAI #266Dust-jacket design for The Two Towers (III)
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90 fig. 29
diagrams · designs tableaux
black ink gray body color pencil red body color white body color
stars moon rings · jewels · gold buildings architecture mountains · hills
Nazgûl
Barad-dûr (Dark Tower) Orodruin (Mt. Doom)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 181180cast as olive green
2015Art of LR 222179
2015Art of LR dust jacket backtowers, mountains, moon, star
TAI #267The arm of Sauron, for RK dust-jacket (I)
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 32
diagrams · designs tableaux
black ink brown ink red ink
mountains · hills fire
Sauron
Ephel Dúath (Mountains of Shadow)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 182181, top
2015Art of LR 231185, top
TAI #268The arm of Sauron, for Return of the King dust-jacket (II)
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 32
diagrams · designs
brown ink
Sauron
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 182181, bottom
2015Art of LR 231185, bottom
TAI #269Dust-jacket design for Return of the King
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 30
diagrams · designs tableaux
black ink gold paint green body color red body color white body color
trees · forests mountains · hills stars
Sauron
Ered Nimrais (White Mountains)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 183182cast as dark green
2015Art of LR dust jacket front
2015Art of LR 230184
TAI #270multicolor sun
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 73
patterns
colored pen colored pencil pencil
sun
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. [186]183, top left
TAI #271snowflake
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 73
patterns
colored pen colored pencil pencil
clouds · mists · snow
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. [186]183, upper center
TAI #272snowflake
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 73
patterns
black ink pencil
clouds · mists · snow
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. [186]183, upper left
TAI #273paisley pattern
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 73
patterns
pencil red pen
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. [186]183, bottom left
TAI #274leaf pattern
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 73
patterns
green pen pencil red pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. [186]183, bottom, near left
TAI #275paisley pattern
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 73
patterns
black ink blue pen green pen pencil
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. [186]183, bottom, center left
TAI #276paisley pattern
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 73
patterns
black pen blue pen green pen pencil red pen
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. [186]183, bottom, right of center
TAI #277paisley pattern
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 73
patterns
black pen green pen pencil red pen
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. [186]183, bottom, near center right
TAI #278paisley pattern
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 73
patterns
blue pen green pen pencil red pen
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. [186]183, bottom, center right
TAI #279paisley pattern
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 73
patterns
blue pen green pen pencil red pen
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. [186]183, near bottom right
TAI #280paisley pattern
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 73
patterns
black pen blue pen green pen pencil
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. [186]183, bottom right
TAI #281flaming half circle
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 40
patterns
colored pen colored pencil pencil
sun fire
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 188184, col. 1, top
TAI #282paisley pattern
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 40
patterns
colored pen colored pencil pencil
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 188184, col. 1, center
TAI #283op-art rectangles
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 40
patterns
black pen pencil red pen
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 188184, col. 2, center
TAI #284flaming lotus
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 40
patterns
colored pen colored pencil pencil
fire sun
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 188184, col. 2, bottom
TAI #285diagonal hoop pattern
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 40
patterns
colored pen

YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 188184, col. 3, top
TAI #286flaming half circle
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 40
patterns
colored pen colored pencil pencil
sun fire
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 188184, col. 3, near top
TAI #287flaming half circle
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 40
patterns
colored pen colored pencil pencil
sun fire
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 188184, col. 3, center
TAI #288flaming half circle on stage
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 40
friezes patterns
black pen colored pen colored pencil pencil
sun fire
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 188184, col. 3, near bottom
TAI #289concentric circle pattern
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 40
patterns
colored pen colored pencil pencil
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 188184, col. 3, bottom
TAI #290flaming half circle
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 40
patterns
colored pen colored pencil pencil
fire sun
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 188184, col. 4, top
TAI #291paisley pattern
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 40
patterns
black pen colored pen colored pencil pencil
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 188184, col. 4, near top
TAI #292flaming half circle
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 40
patterns
black pen colored pencil pencil
sun fire
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 188184, col. 4, center
TAI #293double paisley pattern
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 94, fol. 40
patterns
black pen colored pen colored pencil pencil
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 188184, col. 4, bottom
TAI #294Mordor Special Mission Flying Corps emblem
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 93, fol. 11
objects patterns
black pen green pen pencil red pen
emblems · insignia
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 189185, top
TAI #295Eye motif of 1967
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 93, fol. 11
diagrams · designs
black pen green pen pencil red pen
eyes
Sauron
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 189185, lower right
TAI #296seven-branched candlestick
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 93, fol. 19
objects tableaux
green pen red pen
tools · instruments
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 190186, left
TAI #297curvilinear plant motif
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 93, fol. 19
tableaux
black pen green pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 190186, top, left of center
TAI #298unidentified drawing
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 93, fol. 19
patterns
black pen green pen red pen
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 190186, top center
TAI #299banded belt design or stamp cancellation
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 93, fol. 19
objects patterns
black pen green pen red pen
belts · boots · clothing
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 190186, top right
TAI #300flowering plant
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 93, fol. 19
tableaux
black pen green pen red pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 190186, center
TAI #301flowering plant
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 93, fol. 19
tableaux
black pen green pen red pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 190186, right of center
TAI #302spade-shaped tree
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 93, fol. 19
patterns tableaux
black pen green pen red pen
trees · forests plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 190186, right center
TAI #303flowering plant
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 93, fol. 19
tableaux
black pen green pen red pen
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 190186, bottom center
TAI #304flowering tree
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 93, fol. 19
tableaux
black pen green pen red pen
trees · forests
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 190186, bottom right
TAI #305Devices of Idril Celebrindal, sketch
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 13
diagrams · designs heraldic devices
pencil
emblems · insignia
Idril Celebrindal
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 192188, top left
TAI #306Device of Idril Celebrindal
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 13
heraldic devices
black ink colored pencil pencil
emblems · insignia
Idril Celebrindal
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 192188, top center
TAI #307Device of Idril Celebrindal
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 13
heraldic devices
colored pen colored pencil pencil
emblems · insignia
Idril Celebrindal
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 192188, center
TAI #308Device of Idril Celebrindal
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 13
diagrams · designs heraldic devices
black ink colored pen colored pencil pencil
emblems · insignia
Idril Celebrindal
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 192188, lower left
TAI #309Gilgalad heraldic device
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 30
heraldic devices
blue pen pencil
emblems · insignia stars
Gilgalad
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 193190, bottom left
TAI #310Finarphin heraldic device
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 3
heraldic devices
black ink colored pencil pencil
sun emblems · insignia
Finarphin
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 195192, top
TAI #311linquë súrisse
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 53
tableaux
black ink green ink
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 198196, upper left
2015Tolkien Estate web site Trees gallery9th item (“Three [sic] Grasses”)
TAI #312linquë súrisse
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 53
tableaux
black ink green ink
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 198196, center top
2015Tolkien Estate web site Trees gallery10th item (“Nine Grasses”)
TAI #313grass
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 53
tableaux
black ink green ink
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 198196, right
2015Tolkien Estate web site Trees gallery1st item (“Stylized Grasses”)
TAI #314súriquessë
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 53
tableaux
black ink green ink red ink
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 198196, bottom
TAI #315The Misty Mountains
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 84, fol. 37
perspectives
pencil watercolor
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas trees · forests plants · flowers · grasses bridges · fords roads · paths
The East-West Road Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Rhudaur
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1995Art. & Ill. 208200
2011Art of Hobbit 6035
TAI #316Sketch (I) for The Hill: Hobbiton across the Water
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 6v
perspectives
pencil
buildings roads · paths mountains · hills architecture trees · forests
Bag End Bagshot Row The Hill Hobbiton The Shire The Water
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 287
TAI #317The Three Trolls are turned to Stone (I)See also TAI #92
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 20
perspectives tableaux
black ink white body color
Trolls fire sun trees · forests Dwarves tools · instruments tools · instruments
Rhudaur The Trollshaws
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 3814
TAI #318Elrond’s house and the bridge at Rivendell
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 17v
diagrams · designs perspectives
black ink pencil
buildings architecture bridges · fords rivers · lakes · seas roads · paths
Rhudaur Rivendell (Imladris)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 4318
TAI #319Elrond’s house
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 11v
diagrams · designs perspectives
pencil
buildings architecture
Rhudaur Rivendell (Imladris)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 4319
TAI #320Sketch (II) for Thror’s Map
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 22v
artifacts maps
black ink pencil
rivers · lakes · seas arrows · compass roses mountains · hills trees · forests buildings dragons
Celduin (River Running) Dale Dale The Desolation of Smaug Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) The Iron Hills Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 5226
TAI #321Eagles’ Eyrie
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 2v
perspectives
pencil
rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills birds · eagles trees · forests
Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 6440
TAI #322Sketch for “Beorn’s Hall”
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 16v
diagrams · designs perspectives
black ink pencil
architecture buildings
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 6842
TAI #323Sketch for “Beorn’s Hall”
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 16
diagrams · designs perspectives
black ink pencil
buildings architecture fire
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 6943
TAI #324Revised map of the Misty Mountains and the upper part of the Great River
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 50
maps
black ink colored pencil pencil
mountains · hills trees · forests rivers · lakes · seas bridges · fords buildings
Anduin Carrock The Old Forest Road Mirkwood Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 7346
TAI #325Entrance to the Elvenking’s halls
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 18v
perspectives
black ink pencil
rivers · lakes · seas bridges · fords architecture trees · forests mountains · hills roads · paths
The Forest River Mirkwood Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 8656
TAI #326Elfking’s Gate
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 18
perspectives
black ink pencil
architecture bridges · fords roads · paths trees · forests mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas
The Forest River Mirkwood Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 8757
TAI #327Preliminary art for Sketch for The Forest River
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 47v
perspectives
pencil
trees · forests mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas buildings architecture
The Forest River Mirkwood Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 9160
TAI #328The Forest River
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 47
perspectives
crayon pencil
trees · forests mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas moon
The Forest River Mirkwood Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 9362
TAI #329The White Dragon Pursues Roverandom & the MoondogNot Smaug circling Erebor, but it might as well be.
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 3
perspectives
black ink
dragons stars mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas spiders · insects moon
Smaug
Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 10772
TAI #330Map of Lonely Mountain and surrounding lands
Marquette 1/1/10/4v
maps
pencil
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas trees · forests
Celduin (River Running) The Desolation of Smaug Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) Esgaroth (Lake-town) The Forest River Long Lake Mirkwood Mirkwood Rhovanion (Wilderland) The Withered Heath
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 11781
TAI #331Map of Lonely Mountain and surrounding lands
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 50v
maps
black ink pencil
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas trees · forests
Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) The Forest River Long Lake Mirkwood Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 11882
TAI #332Map of Lonely Mountain and surrounding landsMountains to the north/east of Erebor more likely to be the Iron Hills than Ered Mithrin?
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 51
maps
black ink colored pencil pencil
arrows · compass roses mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas
Celduin (River Running) Dale The Desolation of Smaug Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) Ered Mithrin (Grey Mountains) Esgaroth (Lake-town) The Forest River The Iron Hills Mirkwood Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 11983
TAI #333Map of Lonely Mountain and surrounding lands
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 51
maps
pencil
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas
Celduin (River Running) Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) Long Lake Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 11983, lower right
TAI #334Plan (II) of the Lonely Mountain
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 46
diagrams · designs perspectives
black ink
trees · forests mountains · hills roads · paths clouds · mists · snow rivers · lakes · seas
Celduin (River Running) The Desolation of Smaug Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 12085
TAI #335View through Back Gate
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 25v
diagrams · designs perspectives
pencil
mountains · hills
Erebor (The Lonely Mountain) Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 12186
TAI #336Dragon sketch
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 38v
diagrams · designs tableaux
pencil
dragons
Smaug
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 12891, top left
TAI #337Dragon sketch
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 38v
diagrams · designs tableaux
black ink
dragons
Smaug
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 12891, top right
TAI #338Dragon sketch
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 38v
diagrams · designs tableaux
pencil
dragons
Smaug
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 12891, center right
TAI #339Dragon sketch
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 38v
diagrams · designs tableaux
pencil
dragons
Smaug
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 12891, lower right
TAI #340Dragon sketch
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 38v
diagrams · designs tableaux
black ink pencil
dragons
Smaug
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 12891, bottom right
TAI #341Trial drawing for The Hobbit binding frieze
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 41
friezes
black ink
mountains · hills
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 13193, top
TAI #342Trial drawing for The Hobbit binding frieze
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 41
friezes
pencil
mountains · hills
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 13193, second line
TAI #343Trial drawing for The Hobbit binding frieze
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 41
friezes
black ink pencil
mountains · hills sun moon
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 13193, center
TAI #344Trial drawing for The Hobbit binding frieze
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 41
friezes
black ink
mountains · hills
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 13193, fourth line
TAI #345Trial drawing for The Hobbit binding frieze
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 41
diagrams · designs friezes
black ink pencil
mountains · hills
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 13193, bottom
TAI #346Design for The Hobbit upper binding (1)
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 39
diagrams · designs friezes
pencil
mountains · hills
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 13294
TAI #347Design for The Hobbit upper binding
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 40
diagrams · designs friezes
black ink pencil
mountains · hills sun moon
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 13295
2011Art of Hobbit slipcase backin light gray and dark gray; no text
TAI #348Design for Hobbit back cover and spine
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 44
diagrams · designs
pencil
sun mountains · hills moon Cirth
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 13396
TAI #349Sketch of a hobbit
diagrams · designs tableaux
black ink
belts · boots · clothing
Bilbo
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 140102
TAI #350Sketch for “Rivendell Looking West”
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 10v
perspectives
pencil
mountains · hills
Rivendell (Imladris)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 142104
TAI #351Sketch for “Bilbo Comes to the Huts of the Raft Elves”
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 29v
perspectives
pencil
buildings trees · forests rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills architecture
The Forest River Mirkwood Rhovanion (Wilderland)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 142105
TAI #352Design for The Hobbit binding frieze
Bodleian MS Tolkien Drawings 89, fol. 42
friezes
black ink pencil
mountains · hills
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2011Art of Hobbit 144106
TAI #353The White Tree and stars
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 39v
objects tableaux
trees · forests stars plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR front coverwith black background
2015Art of LR 228183
TAI #354Dust-jacket design for The Fellowship of the Ring (III)
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 24
diagrams · designs
rings · jewels · gold eyes Tengwar
Sauron
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR [16]ring and eye device only
2015Art of LR 214170
TAI #355Map of part of the Shire
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 5v
maps
black ink colored pencil pencil
roads · paths bridges · fords mountains · hills trees · forests rivers · lakes · seas
Baranduin (Brandywine) The East-West Road Hills of Evendim Lake Evendim The Shire
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 3012
TAI #356Map of the Westmarch
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 5
diagrams · designs maps
mountains · hills
The Shire Tower Hills
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 3113
TAI #357Map of the Shire
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 6
maps
black ink blue ink colored pencil pencil red ink
rivers · lakes · seas roads · paths mountains · hills
The East-West Road The Shire
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 3214
TAI #358Map of the Shire
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fols. 3–4
maps
blue ink colored pencil pencil pink ink
roads · paths trees · forests rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills
Baranduin (Brandywine) The Barrow Downs The East-West Road The Old Forest The Shire The Withywindle
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 3315
2015Art of LR 3416detail
TAI #359Map of the Shire
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 7
maps
black ink blue ink colored pencil pencil red ink
mountains · hills trees · forests rivers · lakes · seas roads · paths bridges · fords
Baranduin (Brandywine) The Barrow Downs Bree The East-West Road The Hill Hobbiton The Old Forest The Shire The Water The Withywindle
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 3517
TAI #360Map of the Shire
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 2
maps
colored pencil pencil
Baranduin (Brandywine) Bywater The East-West Road The Hill The Shire The Water Woody End
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 3618
TAI #361Map of the Brandywine and Withywindle
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 12v
diagrams · designs maps
black ink
rivers · lakes · seas
Baranduin (Brandywine) The Shire The Withywindle
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 3920
TAI #362Brandy Hall
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 13v
perspectives
colored pencil pencil
buildings architecture trees · forests
Buckland
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 4122
TAI #363Earliest sketch of Bree
Marquette MSS-1/1/22/11b
diagrams · designs maps
roads · paths mountains · hills
The Barrow Downs Bree The East-West Road
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 4424
TAI #364The East Road, east of Bree
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 9
diagrams · designs maps
pencil
roads · paths
Bree The East-West Road
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 4928
TAI #365The East Road, east of Bree
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 9v
maps
roads · paths
The East-West Road
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 4929
TAI #366Map of roads and rivers between Weathertop and the Ford of Bruinen ISee also TAI #146
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 11
diagrams · designs maps
blue ink pencil
roads · paths mountains · hills bridges · fords
Bruinen (Loudwater) The East-West Road The Greenway Mitheithel (Hoarwell) Rhudaur The Trollshaws Weathertop
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 5030, top
TAI #367Map of the route taken by the Black Riders
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 8
maps
colored pencil pencil red ink
roads · paths rivers · lakes · seas bridges · fords mountains · hills
Baranduin (Brandywine) Bree Bruinen (Loudwater) The East-West Road The Greenway The Greenway Isengard Mitheithel (Hoarwell) Rohan The Shire Weathertop
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 5432
TAI #368Rivendell (aerial view)
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 15
perspectives
rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills bridges · fords buildings
Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Rhudaur Rivendell (Imladris)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 5633
2015Art of LR 180142, lower left
TAI #369Contour sketch of the Misty Mountains around Mirrormere
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 10
diagrams · designs maps
colored pencil pencil
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas
Dimril Dale Eregion (Hollin) Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Moria
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 6036, top left
TAI #370Contour sketch of the Misty Mountains near Mirrormere
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 10
diagrams · designs maps
pencil
mountains · hills
Dimril Dale Eregion (Hollin) Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Moria
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 6036, top right
TAI #371Contour sketch of the Misty Mountains near Mirrormere
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 10
diagrams · designs maps
pencil
mountains · hills
Dimril Dale Eregion (Hollin) Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Moria
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 6036, upper right
TAI #372Contour sketch of the Misty Mountains near Mirrormere
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 10
diagrams · designs maps
pencil
mountains · hills
Dimril Dale Eregion (Hollin) Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Moria
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 6036, near upper right
TAI #373Contour sketch of the Misty Mountains near Mirrormere
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 10
diagrams · designs maps
pencil
mountains · hills
Dimril Dale Eregion (Hollin) Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Moria
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 6036, near center right
TAI #374Contour sketch of the Misty Mountains near Mirrormere
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 10
diagrams · designs maps
pencil
mountains · hills
Dimril Dale Eregion (Hollin) Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Moria
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 6036, center right
TAI #375Contour map of the Misty Mountains near Mirrormere
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 10
maps perspectives
black ink colored pencil pencil
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas
Dimril Dale Eregion (Hollin) Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Moria
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 6036, lower half
TAI #376Moria West Gate
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 72v + 89, vol 15v
perspectives
pencil
trees · forests mountains · hills architecture rivers · lakes · seas
Eregion (Hollin) Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Moria
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 6338
TAI #377Trial for Doors of Durin decorations
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 34v
diagrams · designs tableaux
black ink
trees · forests
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 6945, far left
TAI #378Trial for Doors of Durin decorations
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 34v
diagrams · designs tableaux
black ink
trees · forests
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 6945, center left
TAI #379Trial for Doors of Durin decorations
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 34v
diagrams · designs tableaux
black ink pencil
trees · forests moon
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 6945, center right
TAI #380Trial for Doors of Durin decorations
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 34v
diagrams · designs tableaux
pencil
stars trees · forests
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 6945, far right
TAI #381Book of Mazarbul; page 1, version 1See also TAI #56
Marquette MSS-2/1/10/1a
artifacts diagrams · designs
pencil
Cirth books · letters books · letters
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 7855
TAI #382Book of Mazarbul; page 1, version 3See also TAI #56
Marquette 3/4/12/1a
artifacts diagrams · designs
black ink colored pencil pencil
books · letters Cirth
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
1974Tree, Leaf: Visual Image frontispiece
2004Drawings … from Marquette 7
2011Double Worlds/Creative Process [125]12.1monochrome
2015Art of LR 8057
TAI #383Book of Mazarbul; page 1, version 4See also TAI #56
Marquette 3/4/12/2a
artifacts diagrams · designs
black ink colored pencil pencil
books · letters Cirth
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 8258
TAI #384Book of Mazarbul; page 2, version 1See also TAI #57
Marquette 3/4/13/1a
artifacts diagrams · designs
black ink colored pencil pencil
books · letters Tengwar
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 8359
TAI #385Book of Mazarbul; page 3, version 1See also TAI #58
Marquette 3/4/13/2a
artifacts diagrams · designs
black ink colored pencil pencil
books · letters Tengwar Cirth
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 8460
TAI #386Sketch of Caras Galadhon
Marquette MSS-2/1/12/18a
diagrams · designs maps
pencil
trees · forests
Lórien (Lothlórien)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 9065
TAI #387Rune on Sam’s box I
Marquette MSS-2/1/14/6b
diagrams · designs objects
pencil
plants · flowers · grasses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 9166, center
TAI #388Rune on Sam’s box II
Marquette MSS-2/1/14/6b
diagrams · designs objects patterns
black ink pencil
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 9166, top
TAI #389Amon Lhaw, Tol Brandir, and Amon Hen
Marquette 3/3/17/1a
perspectives
pencil
rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills
Amon Hen Amon Lhaw Tol Brandir
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 9267
TAI #390Map of the river Anduin
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 13
maps
black ink colored pencil pencil
rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills
Anduin Ered Luin (Blue Mountains) Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Misty Mountains (Hithaeglir) Mordor Rhovanion (Wilderland) The Shire
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 9469
TAI #391Thrihyrne
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 2
perspectives
black ink pencil
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas buildings architecture
Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Helm’s Deep Hornburg Rohan Thrihyrne
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 9973
TAI #392Thrihyrne and the Hornburg
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 20
diagrams · designs perspectives
pencil
mountains · hills buildings architecture bridges · fords roads · paths
Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Hornburg Rohan Thrihyrne
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 10275
TAI #393Diagrammatic sketch of Sentinels
Marquette MSS-2/1/15/20a
diagrams · designs tableaux
black ink
architecture
Ephel Dúath (Mountains of Shadow) Minas Morgul Mordor
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 11685
TAI #394Early sketch for Kirith Ungol (II)
Marquette MSS-3/2/12/9a
diagrams · designs perspectives
pencil
mountains · hills roads · paths buildings
Cirith Ungol Ennyn Dûr (Mordor Gates) Ephel Dúath (Mountains of Shadow) Mordor
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 11887
TAI #395Sketch of Morgul Vale
Marquette MSS-3/2/13/2a
diagrams · designs maps
Ephel Dúath (Mountains of Shadow) Mordor Morgul Vale
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 12290
TAI #396Sketch of cleft in the mountains
Marquette MSS-3/2/17/2a
diagrams · designs perspectives
pencil
mountains · hills
Ephel Dúath (Mountains of Shadow) Mordor
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 12492
TAI #397Kirith Ungol from the second stair, first version
Marquette MSS-3/2/17/9a
diagrams · designs perspectives
pencil
mountains · hills roads · paths buildings
Cirith Ungol Ephel Dúath (Mountains of Shadow) Mordor Shelob’s Lair
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 12995
TAI #398The Cleft of Kirith Ungol, second version
Marquette MSS-3/2/17/28a, p. 60–61
diagrams · designs perspectives
pencil
mountains · hills roads · paths buildings architecture
Cirith Ungol Ephel Dúath (Mountains of Shadow) Mordor Shelob’s Lair
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 13299
TAI #399Top of the Tower of Kirith Ungol
Marquette 3/6/10/12b
diagrams · designs perspectives
black ink
buildings architecture
Cirith Ungol
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 133100
TAI #400Sketch of Kirith Ungol
Marquette MSS-3/1/36/13a
diagrams · designs perspectives
black ink
buildings mountains · hills roads · paths
Cirith Ungol Ephel Dúath (Mountains of Shadow) Mordor
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 133101
TAI #401Sketch of Minas TirithSee also TAI #402
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 80v
perspectives
pencil
buildings architecture mountains · hills
Gondor Minas Tirith Mindolluin White Tower
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 143107, centercenter
TAI #402Sketch perhaps affiliated with Minas TirithSee also TAI #401
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 80v
diagrams · designs perspectives
pencil
architecture
Minas Tirith
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 143107, bottombottom
TAI #403Mindolluin
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 19
diagrams · designs maps
pencil
mountains · hills roads · paths arrows · compass roses
Gondor Minas Tirith Mindolluin
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 147109
TAI #404Later plan of Minas Tirith
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 5
diagrams · designs maps
pencil
mountains · hills roads · paths buildings
Gondor Minas Tirith
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 148111
TAI #405Later view of Minas Tirith (I)
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 4
diagrams · designs perspectives
pencil
architecture buildings roads · paths
Gondor Minas Tirith
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 148112
TAI #406Early sketch of Dunharrow I
Marquette 3/7/8/4a
diagrams · designs perspectives
pencil
mountains · hills roads · paths
Dunharrow Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Rohan
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 149114
TAI #407Sketch of Dunharrow
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 7
perspectives
pencil
mountains · hills roads · paths
Dunharrow Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Rohan Starkhorn
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 156120
2015Art of LR 156121detail
TAI #408Sketch of Dunharrow
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 9
perspectives
pencil
rivers · lakes · seas roads · paths mountains · hills
Dunharrow Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Rohan Starkhorn
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 157122
TAI #409Sketch of Dunharrow
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 8
perspectives
pencil
roads · paths mountains · hills
Dunharrow Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Rohan Starkhorn
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 158123
TAI #410White mountains
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 13v
diagrams · designs perspectives
pencil
mountains · hills
Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Rohan Starkhorn Thrihyrne
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 162126, top
TAI #411Thrihyrne (or Starkhorn?)
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 13v
diagrams · designs perspectives
pencil
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas
Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Rohan Snowbourne Starkhorn Thrihyrne
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 162126, near top
TAI #412Thrihyrne (or Starkhorn?)
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 13v
diagrams · designs perspectives
pencil
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas
Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Rohan Snowbourne Starkhorn Thrihyrne
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 162126, center left
TAI #413Starkhorn and Snowbourn valley
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 13v
perspectives
pencil
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas
Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Rohan Snowbourne Starkhorn Thrihyrne
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 162126, center right
TAI #414Starkhorn & Snowbourne valley
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 13v
diagrams · designs perspectives
pencil
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas
Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Rohan Snowbourne Starkhorn
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 162126, lower left
TAI #415lozenge shapeFrom its context on the page, this might be the Snowbourne river valley.
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 13v
diagrams · designs
pencil
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas
Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Rohan Snowbourne
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 162126, lower right
TAI #416Sketch of the Starkhorn
Marquette 3/7/4/4a
diagrams · designs perspectives
black ink pencil
mountains · hills
Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Rohan Starkhorn
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 163127
TAI #417Entrance to the Paths of the Dead
Marquette 3/7/6/9b
diagrams · designs
black ink
The Paths of the Dead
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 165129
TAI #418Map of the White Mountains and the Stone of Erech
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 18
maps
black ink colored pencil pencil
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas
Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Gondor Stone of Erech
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 167130
TAI #419Map of Rohan and Gondor (corrected art)
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fols. 15–16
maps
colored pencil pencil
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas
Anduin Barad-dûr (Dark Tower) Emyn Muil Ephel Dúath (Mountains of Shadow) Ered Lithui (Ashen Mountains) Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Gondor Lebennin Minas Morgul Minas Tirith Mordor Orodruin (Mt. Doom) Osgiliath Rohan Udûn
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 168131O9–Q19 only
2015Art of LR 168132all but O13–O16 & P13–P15
TAI #420Map of Rohan and Gondor
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 17
maps
black ink colored pencil pencil
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas
Anduin Barad-dûr (Dark Tower) Ephel Dúath (Mountains of Shadow) Ered Lithui (Ashen Mountains) Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Gondor Minas Morgul Minas Tirith Mordor Orodruin (Mt. Doom) Osgiliath Rohan Udûn
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 170133
TAI #421Sketch-map of Stonewain Valley
Marquette 3/7/17/3a
diagrams · designs maps
blue ink
mountains · hills roads · paths
Gondor The Stonewain Valley
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 171134
TAI #422Map of Stonewain Valley and Minas Tirith
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 19
maps
blue ink blue pen colored pencil pencil
rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills roads · paths
Anduin Cair Andros Eilenach Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Lebennin Minas Tirith Osgiliath The Stonewain Valley
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 173136
2015Tolkien Estate web site Maps gallery4th item (“Minas Tirith”)
TAI #423The White Mountains, Minas Tirith, and Osgiliath
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 19v
diagrams · designs perspectives
blue pen colored pencil pencil
rivers · lakes · seas mountains · hills roads · paths buildings arrows · compass roses
Anduin Emyn Muil Ered Nimrais (White Mountains) Gondor Lebennin Minas Morgul Minas Tirith Mindolluin Osgiliath
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 174137
2015Tolkien Estate web site Maps gallery5th item (“Minas Tirith ~ Elevation”)
TAI #424Sketch-plan of the Pelennor
Marquette 3/7/21/2b
diagrams · designs maps
blue ink colored pencil
Gondor Minas Tirith The Pelennor
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 175138
TAI #425Sketch-plan of the roof, third tier of the Tower of Kirith Ungol
Marquette 3/8/1/8a
diagrams · designs
blue ink
buildings architecture
Cirith Ungol
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 178140
TAI #426Aerial view of mountainsNot identified — possibly the Ephel Dúath?
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 15
perspectives
pencil
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas
Ephel Dúath (Mountains of Shadow) Mordor
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 180142, top left
TAI #427Aerial View of Mordor
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 15
perspectives
colored pencil pencil
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas fire
Ephel Dúath (Mountains of Shadow) Ered Lithui (Ashen Mountains) Harad Mordor Orodruin (Mt. Doom) Udûn
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 180142, right
TAI #428Aerial view of part of Mordor
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 25
perspectives
blue ink colored pencil pencil
mountains · hills roads · paths
Barad-dûr (Dark Tower) Cirith Ungol Ephel Dúath (Mountains of Shadow) Ered Lithui (Ashen Mountains) Plateau of Gorgoroth Minas Morgul Mordor Orodruin (Mt. Doom) Udûn
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 181143
TAI #429Distances and dates in Mordor
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 26
diagrams · designs maps
black pen blue ink pencil pink ink
mountains · hills roads · paths arrows · compass roses
Cirith Ungol Mordor Orodruin (Mt. Doom) Udûn
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 184145
TAI #430Meeting of roads in Udûn
Marquette 3/8/4/16b
diagrams · designs maps
blue ink
roads · paths
Udûn
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 185146
TAI #431Sketch of Mount Doom
Marquette 3/8/10/6b
diagrams · designs perspectives
blue ink
mountains · hills
Orodruin (Mt. Doom)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 188148
TAI #432Sketch of Mount Doom
Marquette 3/8/10/8a
diagrams · designs perspectives
blue ink
mountains · hills roads · paths
Orodruin (Mt. Doom)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 190149
TAI #433Mount Doom from the North (sketch)
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 82
diagrams · designs perspectives
pencil
mountains · hills roads · paths fire
Orodruin (Mt. Doom)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 191150, bottom
TAI #434Crown of Gondor (sketch)
Marquette 3/8/13/7b
diagrams · designs objects
blue ink
crowns · hats · helms
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 192151, top left
TAI #435Crown of Gondor (sketch)
Marquette 3/8/13/7b
diagrams · designs objects
blue ink
crowns · hats · helms
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 192151, center left
TAI #436Crown of Gondor (sketch)
Marquette 3/8/13/7b
diagrams · designs objects
blue ink
crowns · hats · helms rings · jewels · gold
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 192151, lower left
TAI #437Crown of Gondor (sketch)
Marquette 3/9/23/4a
diagrams · designs objects
pencil
crowns · hats · helms rings · jewels · gold
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 193152, above
TAI #438Crown of Gondor (sketch)
Marquette 3/9/23/4a
diagrams · designs objects
pencil
crowns · hats · helms rings · jewels · gold
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 193152, below
TAI #439Crown of Gondor (later sketch)
objects tableaux
black ink
crowns · hats · helms rings · jewels · gold
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 195153, left
TAI #440Crown of Gondor (later sketch)
diagrams · designs objects
black ink
crowns · hats · helms rings · jewels · gold
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 195153, right
TAI #441Sketch-plan of the Citadel of Minas Tirithblue ink
Marquette 3/8/16/1a
diagrams · designs maps
blue ink
buildings roads · paths
Minas Tirith White Tower
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 196154
TAI #442View of Farmer Cotton’s house
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 6v
diagrams · designs perspectives
pencil
buildings architecture
The Marish The Shire
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 198156
TAI #443Late map of Middle-earthGeographic tags forthcoming.
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 21
maps
black ink colored chalk colored pencil pencil red ink
mountains · hills roads · paths rivers · lakes · seas trees · forests
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 200157northern sheet
2015Art of LR 201158southern sheet
2015Tolkien Estate web site Maps gallery2nd item (“Middle-earth”)
TAI #444Map of the northern part of Middle-earthGeographic tags forthcoming.
Bodleian MS. Tolkien S 11/2, fol. 14
maps
black ink colored pencil pencil pink ink
mountains · hills rivers · lakes · seas roads · paths trees · forests
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 202159
TAI #445Dust jacket design for The Fellowship of the Ring (partial)
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 40
diagrams · designs
Tengwar rings · jewels · gold
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 212168
TAI #446Eye motif (I) for dust jacket for The Fellowship of the Ring (trial)
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 23
tableaux
pencil red pen
eyes
Sauron
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 212169, left
TAI #447Eye motif (II) for dust jacket for The Fellowship of the Ring (trial)
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 23
tableaux
pencil
eyes
Sauron
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 212169, center
TAI #448Eye motif (III) for dust jacket for The Fellowship of the Ring (trial)
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 23
tableaux
black pen pencil red pen
eyes
Sauron
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 212169, right
TAI #449Dust jacket design for The Fellowship of the Ring (IV)
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 70
diagrams · designs
rings · jewels · gold Tengwar eyes
Sauron
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 215171
TAI #450Eye motif (IV) for dust jacket for The Fellowship of the Ring (trial)
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 30v
tableaux
eyes
Sauron
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 218174
TAI #451ring with banner trial for dust jacket for The Two Towers
Bodleian MS. Tolkien A 12/4, fol. 96v
diagrams · designs tableaux
blue ink
rings · jewels · gold
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 220177, top left
TAI #452ring with satellite rings trial for dust jacket design for The Two Towers
Bodleian MS. Tolkien A 12/4, fol. 96v
diagrams · designs tableaux
blue ink
rings · jewels · gold
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 220177, upper left
TAI #453three rings trial for dust jacket design for The Two Towers
Bodleian MS. Tolkien A 12/4, fol. 96v
diagrams · designs tableaux
blue ink
rings · jewels · gold
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 220177, center left
TAI #454Barad-dûr for dust jacket design for The Two Towers
Bodleian MS. Tolkien A 12/4, fol. 96v
diagrams · designs perspectives
blue ink
buildings architecture
Barad-dûr (Dark Tower)
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 220177, lower left
TAI #455Dust jacket design for The Two Towers (II)
Bodleian MS. Tolkien A 12/4, fol. 96v
diagrams · designs perspectives
blue ink
buildings mountains · hills
Nazgûl
Barad-dûr (Dark Tower) Mordor
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 220177, right
TAI #456Crown of Gondor, trial for The Return of the King dust jacket
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 26
diagrams · designs objects
blue pen pencil
crowns · hats · helms rings · jewels · gold
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 226181, top center
TAI #457Crown of Gondor, trial for The Return of the King dust jacket
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 26
diagrams · designs objects
pencil
crowns · hats · helms rings · jewels · gold
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 226181, upper center
TAI #458ring with fire, trial for The Return of the King dust jacket
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 26
diagrams · designs tableaux
black ink colored pencil
rings · jewels · gold fire
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 226181, lower center
TAI #459ship, trial for The Return of the King dust jacket
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 26
diagrams · designs perspectives
black ink
ships · boats
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 226181, bottom center
TAI #460The White Tree and Seven Stars
Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 90, fol. 26v
diagrams · designs tableaux
pencil
trees · forests stars
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR 227182
TAI #461unidentified contour
Marquette MSS-4/4/19/5b
maps
black ink
mountains · hills
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Art of LR [240]192
TAI #462Fantasy landscape with covered bridgeProbably not supposed to be Middle-earth…
perspectives
mountains · hills sun bridges · fords roads · paths
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Tolkien Estate web site Landscapes gallery6th item
TAI #463Wilderland, annotatedThis includes pencilled annotations and coordinates, presumably by JRRT. See also TAI #14
diagrams · designs maps
pencil
arrows · compass roses
YearSourceH&APageFigureNotes
2015Tolkien Estate web site Maps gallery6th item (“Wilderland”)

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