John Banting, recipient: John Humphrey Spender

Small hand-drawn Christmas card sent to Humphrey Spender

[c.1930s–1940s]

Front (outside)

This small scalloped card has an ink drawing of a hand holding a pen on the front, with scroll designs on the knuckles. It is possibly drawn by John Banting, but the card inside reads, 'Happy Christmas from [?Bar]', [possibly Barbara Ker-Seymer].

Created by
John Banting 1902–1971
Recipient
John Humphrey Spender 1910–2005
Date
[c.1930s–1940s]
Medium
Ink on card
Dimensions
170 × 108 mm
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Created by
John Banting 1902–1971
Recipient
John Humphrey Spender 1910–2005
Title
Small hand-drawn Christmas card sent to Humphrey Spender
Date
[c.1930s–1940s]
Description
This small scalloped card has an ink drawing of a hand holding a pen, with scroll designs on the knuckles. It is possibly drawn by John Banting, but the card reads, 'Happy Christmas from [?Bar]', [possibly Barbara Ker-Seymer].
Format
Artwork - on paper, unique
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
This collection was presented to the Tate Archive by Humphrey Spender in 1997.
Reference
TGA 9717/1/32

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