Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Postcard from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[13 October 1937]

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Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
[13 October 1937]
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Front’ [13 October 1937]
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Postcard from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
[13 October 1937]
Description
Addressed from Charleston, Sussex. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, 8 Fitzroy Street, London. The postcard concerns general news and mentions he received a letter from 'Cunard' [probably Cunard White Star Ltd for R.M.S. Queen Mary] giving him permission 'to show the panels.' The postcard features a reproduction of a photograph of Loch Insh, Scotland.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Purchased at Sotheby's Sale, 21st -22nd July 1980 [Lot numbers 201,204,208,211,223,224,227,228,229,233,239,245,250,261,262,266]. The letters were gathered from different rooms at Charleston Farmhouse (including the attics), by Quentin Bell, son of Vanessa and Clive Bell. They were lodged in the Library of King's College, Cambridge and then transferred to Sotheby 's in 1980 for the auction.
Reference
TGA 8010/5/1758

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