Drawings and papers of Felicia Browne

1920s–1930s

collection owner: Felicia Browne, ‘Drawings and papers of Felicia Browne’ 1920s–1930s

Available online are letters written by Browne, including an account of the drive with Edith Bone from London to Barcelona, 1936 as well as many drawings and a sketchbook covering her travels through Europe and first-hand depictions of people caught up in the Spanish Civil War.

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

Collection Owner
Felicia Browne 1904–1936
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Purchased by Tate Archive from Jim Sproule, Lin Sproule and Felicia France, November 2010.
Reference
TGA 201023

178 objects in this collection

Title
Correspondence
Date
1935–6
Description
This series mainly contains correspondence from Felicia Browne to her friend Elizabeth Watson. In these letters Browne discusses her political views, describes her job in a restaurant and tea-room, and tells Watson about her trip to France and Spain, including joining the Republican militia shortly before her death. There is also one letter from Edith [Bone], Browne's travelling companion in Spain, regarding arrangements for their Spanish trip.
Reference
TGA 201023/2