- Created by
- Marie Seton 1910–1985
- Letter from Marie Seton to Ronald and Helene Moody, addressed from the SS Batory
- 7 October 1955
- Document - correspondence
- Tate Archive
- Presented to Tate Archive by Cynthia Moody, the sculptor's niece, 1995.
- TGA 956/1/2/58/19
In this letter Marie Seton gives her impressions of Cairo, the Sphinx, and the Pyramids. She also comments on the behaviour of Egyptians and Europeans compared with Indians and Pakistanis. She gives her impressions of the Mosque of Mohammed Ali and informs Ronald that she is travelling with Anu, Sushila's sister. She provides details about the Nawab of Chhatari's background, an account of formal presentations made by people on board the ship to the Nawab of Chhatari's and Seton's disgust at people's reactions to him. She tells Moody that after ignoring him, she made contact with the Nawab of Chhatari at Gibraltar and gives a detailed account of her impressions of Chhatari, his views and background.
- Papers of Ronald Moody TGA 956 (248)
- Correspondence TGA 956/1 (84)
- Correspondence with friends TGA 956/1/2 (84)
- Letters from Marie Seton TGA 956/1/2/58 (71)
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