Sir Jacob Epstein, recipient: Peggy Jean Lewis

Letter from Jacob Epstein to Peggy Jean

12 January [1956]

Details

Created by
Sir Jacob Epstein 1880–1959
Recipient
Peggy Jean Lewis 1918–2010
Title
Letter from Jacob Epstein to Peggy Jean
Date
12 January [1956]
Description
The letter mentions his work on designing the Philadelphia Franklin Medal and 'Trades Union Congress War Memorial' (1956-7). The letter includes a newspaper cutting from the Daily Express about the Philadelphia Franklin medal awarded to Winston Churchill. Includes original envelope.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Purchased for the Tate Archive from Peggy Jean Lewis in two batches, sixty letters in 1987 and the photographs and three letters in 1989.
Reference
TGA 8716/48

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