Papers of Cecil and Elisabeth Collins

c.1930s–2001

collection owner: Cecil Collins, ‘Papers of Cecil and Elisabeth Collins’ c.1930s–2001

Available online are fabrics designs, and writings relating to 'The Vision of the Fool' by Cecil Collins.

Details of the remainder of the collection can be found on the Archive catalogue.

Collection Owner
Cecil Collins 1908–1989
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by the trustees of the estate of Elisabeth Collins, June 2000 and July 2003.
Reference
TGA 200015

13 objects in this collection

Title
Material relating to ‘The Vision of the Fool’
Date
[c.1947–81]
Description
This file includes: an original cover design for the first edition of 'The Vision of the Fool', by Cecil Collins; a handwritten edition of the essay for Elisabeth Collins, written by Cecil on 05 May 1948, whilst at Monks Cottagem Speen; and preliminary proofs for a verison of the essay published by Anthony Kedros in 1981.
Reference
TGA 200015/2/1/4