Marie Seton, recipient: Helene Moody

Letter from Marie Seton to Helene Moody, addressed from Poona

19 March 1964

Page 1

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Marie Seton 1910–1985
Recipient
Helene Moody 1902–1978
Date
19 March 1964
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Ronald Moody, ‘Page 1’ 19 March 1964
Created by
Marie Seton 1910–1985
Recipient
Helene Moody 1902–1978
Title
Letter from Marie Seton to Helene Moody, addressed from Poona
Date
19 March 1964
Description
In this letter Marie Seton writes about her problems with renting out her studio flat in London and mentions towel colours. She describes Margaret [Grierson] as she was when they were at school together and gives and account of Margaret's life in India living in the Viceroy's Palace [now the President's House], including details about the Viceroy's Palace. Seton also writes about the accumulating troubles in India, the potentially explosive situation in Calcutta following Nehru's illness, and fury at the British government's stand on Kashmir.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Cynthia Moody, the sculptor's niece, 1995.
Reference
TGA 956/1/2/58/53

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