- Created by
- Marie Seton 1910–1985
- Ronald Moody 1900–1984
- Incomplete letter from Marie Seton to Ronald Moody, addressed from New Delhi
- 27 May 1964
- Document - correspondence
- Tate Archive
- Presented to Tate Archive by Cynthia Moody, the sculptor's niece, 1995.
- TGA 956/1/2/58/58
This letter is incomplete. The final page(s) are missing.
This letter mainly relates to Nehru's death. Marie Seton describes thousands of people pouring past his house and refers to her presentment of his death which made her stay in India. She informs Moody that his 'Three Heads' have been on the ledge outside Nehru's room so Nehru could go nowhere without seeing them. She shares her belief that Nehru died enlightened and gives an account of her visit to Nehru on 4 May and an account of her arrival at Nehru's house and subsequent vigil with Indira Gandhi by his bed. Seton describes Menon's arrival at the house and how she forced him to see Indira.
- 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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