Fans of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion will have the opportunity to explore Middle-earth at The Morgan Library & Museum. Browse through a variety of family photographs, memorabilia and Tolkien’s original illustrations, maps, draft manuscripts and designs from the world-famous stories pulled from the Tolkien Archives at the Bodleian Library in Oxford and Marquette University Libraries in Milwaukee.
J. R. R. Tolkien (1892–1973), Bilbo comes to the Huts of the Raft-elves, July 1937, watercolor, pencil, white bodycolor. MS. Tolkien Drawings 29. © The Tolkien Estate Limited 1937.