Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Postcard from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[31 March 1942]

Front

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
[31 March 1942]
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Front’ [31 March 1942]
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Postcard from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
[31 March 1942]
Description
Addressed from Alexandra Hotel [Lyme Regis]. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle, Sussex. The postcard asks Bell to send Grant his ration card to him. The postcard features a reproduction of a photograph of the harbour at Lyme Regis.
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 8010/5/1796

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