- Created by
- Marie Seton 1910–1985
- Ronald Moody 1900–1984
- Letter from Marie Seton to Ronald Moody, addressed from Madras
- 30 November–2 December 1962
- Document - correspondence
- Tate Archive
- Presented to Tate Archive by Cynthia Moody, the sculptor's niece, 1995.
- TGA 956/1/2/58/45
This letter was started on 30 Nov 1962 and completed on 2 Dec 1962.
30 Nov 1962
The first part of this letter regards Marie Seton's impressions of Madras and she provides an account of a Governor's lunch and meeting with the new Congress president. She tells Moody of her decision to end her relationship with Menon and describes Menon's jealously of her friendship with Indira and Nehru and his state of mind. She writes about her friendship with Nehru and his ease with her and refers to her godmother Annie Stanley having been 'Indianized' after forty years there.
2 Dec 1962
The second part of this letter regards a weekend visit to the Temple of Meenakshi. Seton informs Ronald that she is on a plane with Nehru, a little girl called Kamaraj, and staff.
- 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)
- Letter from Marie Seton to Ronald Moody, addressed from Madras TGA 956/1/2/58/45