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
Artwork
Date
[c.1920s–1980s]
Description
This series consists of original artwork by Cecil and Elisabeth Collins. It includes: sketches and sketchbooks by Cecil and Elisabeth Collins; sketches by Cecil Collins mother, Mary Collins; printing blocks and lithographic plates which belonged to Cecil Collins; original paintings, prints, tracings and designs by Cecil Collins; fabrics designed by Cecil Collins and produced by the Edinburgh Weavers; stones decorated by Cecil Collins; birthday and Christmas decorations by Cecil Collins; and a portfolio of forty-eight original prints by artists who graduated from the Royal College of Art, entitled 'Artists' Choice'.
Reference
TGA 200015/3