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Carrington, Dora de Houghton, 1893 - 1932 (painter)

 Person

Dates and places

1893-1932

Sphere of activity

Painter

Relationships

Wife of Ralph Partridge and friend of G. Lytton Strachey.

Found in 133 Collections and/or Records:

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Augustus John with friends and family, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/2/88
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Augustus John standing to the left with his back to the camera near a car or tractor. He is wearing a hat and long coat. On the vehicle sit Dora Carrington, Kathie John, Romilly John, Reine (Mrs Hugo) Pitman and three people identified as 'Kit', 'Mary A' and 'Treawlany'. In her index, Frances Partridge also identifies Vivien John, but her name is not noted in the album.

Dates: 1930
 File

Bloomsbury and its circle, 1920 - 1991

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/5/1
Scope and Contents

Snapshots and professional studio portraits of Barbara Bagenal, Angelica Bell, Clive Bell, Francis Birrell, Gerald Brenan, Dora Carrington, Roger Fry, Edward Gathorne-Hardy, Henry Lamb, Janetta Parladé, G.H.W. ('Dadie') Rylands, Roger Senhouse, Julia Strachey, Lytton Strachey and Stephen Tomlin. The photographers include Lettice Ramsay and Kyrle Leng.

Dates: 1920 - 1991
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Blurred view of Dora Carrington standing alone outdoors, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/2/77
Scope and Contents From the File:

In the page numbering, pages 13 and 14 follow page 16. Several photographs were removed before the album was transferred to King's College.

Dates: 1930
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Catharine Carrington sitting for her portrait, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/78
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Catharine Carrington sitting in a leather chair, with her arms folded on her lap, looking downwards. To the left of the image is the blurred back view of a woman, possibly Dora Carrington, sitting at an easel with a half-finished drawing of Catharine Carrington resting on it. She is wearing the same outfit as in FCP/7/4/1/127.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Correspondence between E.M. Forster and Dora Carrington, 1922 - 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/18/97
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter, signed, to E.M. Forster. [? 1929x30]
To request this document, please use the following call mark: vol. 8/24
3 autograph postcards, signed, to E.M. Forster. 1923-7
Photocopies of 27 autograph letters, signed, and 5 autograph postcards, signed, from E.M. Forster. 1922-32.
To request this document, please use the following call mark: 18/Carrington



Dates: 1922 - 1932
 File

Correspondence from Dora Carrington, 1923 - 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0272/WJHS/1/14
Scope and Contents

55 autograph letters, signed, 10 autograph postcards, signed, and 1 telegram.

Dates: 1923 - 1932
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'D.N.B.', 1997-01-29 - 1998-10-01

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/1/3/4
Scope and Contents

This file contains correspondence and administrative papers regarding 'New Dictionary of National Biography' entries by Frances Partridge. It also contains proofs with annotations by Frances Partridge of her entries for Dora Carrington and Gerald Brenan.

Dates: 1997-01-29 - 1998-10-01
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Dora Carrington, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/5/213
Scope and Contents

Modern reprint of a photograph of Dora Carrington outside the Slade School of Art, London. Dimensions: 12.7 x 8.8 cm. Sleeve 115.

Dates: 1913
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Rylands Papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. Personal letters of living authors may only be consulted with their written permission. Some material is reserved in view of its sensitivity. There is no access to such material for the time being.
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Dora Carrington and a man sitting in a rural landscape, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/219
Scope and Contents

Faded snapshot of Dora Carrington and a man (possibly Noel Carrington) sitting on a grassy hillside. According to Frances Partridge's index, this image was taken in Devon. It is the same image as FCP/7/4/1/375.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Dora Carrington and a man sitting in a rural landscape, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/375
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Dora Carrington and a man (possibly Noel Carrington) sitting on a grassy hillside. According to Frances Partridge's index, this image was taken in Devon. It is the same image as FCP/7/4/1/219.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Dora Carrington and Lytton Strachey

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/352
Scope and Contents

Photograph of Dora Carrington standing beside Lytton Strachey. Strachey is seated in a low canvas chair. Carrington is wearing jodhpurs and riding boots, and is carrying a saddle under her right arm. Possibly taken at Ham Spray House. Print, 13.8 x 8.5. Inscribed on back, by P.N. Furbank, with names. (Sleeve 138)

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Dora Carrington at Ham Spray House with Ralph Partridge and Francis Birrell, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/514
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Dora Carrington sitting on a chair in the foreground, looking towards the camera. Sitting in the background in a deckchair is Francis Birrell, with his legs crossed and hands on his lap, also looking towards the camera. Between them stands Ralph Partridge, looking downwards. This image was taken on the verandah at Ham Spray House.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Dora Carrington kissing the cheek of Poppet John or Vivien John, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/618
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: These albums contain snapshots, professional studio portraits and picture postcards. The subjects include holiday scenes, views of Tidmarsh Mill House and Ham Spray House, friends sharing picnics outdoors, pets and animals. Many individuals have been identified from Frances Partridge's indexes FCP/7/1/1 and 7/1/2. In some cases, she lists several names corresponding with one album page number so there may be occasional mis-identification of individuals. Any additional information or...
Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Dora Carrington lying on grass with her legs in the air, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/2/58
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Dora Carrington, naked from the waist up, lying on her back with her legs raised over her head. Her face is obscured by grass in the foreground.

Dates: 1930
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Dora Carrington lying outdoors, 1930-10

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/2/54
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of a 'bathing picnic', according to Frances Partridge's index. Dora Carrington lies on her back with her hands over her eyes, naked from the waist up, on a white towel on grass.

Dates: 1930-10
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Dora Carrington naked astride a statue, 1922 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/43
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Dora Carrington, naked, climbing a statue with her back to the camera and trees in the background. According to Frances Partridge's index, this image may have been taken at Ottoline Morrell's house, Garsington Manor.

Dates: 1922 - 1928
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Dora Carrington naked in a river, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/354
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Dora Carrington crouching in a river with her right hand in the water. According to Frances Partridge's index, this image might have been taken in Devon.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Dora Carrington naked in a river, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/356
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Dora Carrington bending over in a river with both hands in the water. According to Frances Partridge's index, this image might have been taken in Devon.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Dora Carrington on a horse with Pamela Mitford, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/2/178
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Dora Carrington sitting on a dark-coloured horse, wearing a hat and looking towards the camera. Pamela Mitford sits on a dark-coloured horse next to her, also looking at the camera. A dog stands behind the horses and a large three-storey house is visible in the background.

Dates: 1930
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Dora Carrington playing badminton with Saxon Sydney-Turner, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/2/10/149
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Dora Carrington in the centre of the badminton court at Ham Spray House. Her back is towards the camera, she looks upwards, and she appears to be running to hit a shuttlecock. Her partner is Saxon Sydney-Turner, who stands with his racquet held in his right hand. In the distance, at the edge of the court, sit Ralph Partridge and Frances Partridge.

Dates: 1930
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Dora Carrington playing badminton with Saxon Sydney-Turner, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/2/124
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Dora Carrington standing to the left, with a badminton racquet stretched out in front of her. To the right stands Saxon Sydney-Turner, who holds his raquet in front of him and looks upwards. They are playing doubles but their opponents are not in view. In the background is a fence with cottages and trees beyond.

Dates: 1930
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Dora Carrington posing naked on a statue, 1922 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/44
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Dora Carrington standing naked at the top of a statue, with her right arm and left leg outstretched behind her. According to Frances Partridge's index, this image may have been taken at Ottoline Morrell's house, Garsington Manor. Similar to FCP/7/4/1/48.

Dates: 1922 - 1928
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Dora Carrington riding on her horse named Belle, 1928 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/197
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Dora Carrington looking down to the right, sitting on her horse, which stands in the water of a pond or lake. According to Frances Partridge's index, this is the 'dewpond'.

Dates: 1928 - 1929
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Dora Carrington sitting alone, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/837
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Dora Carrington wearing jodhpurs, sitting on a cushion with an umbrella open as a sunshade to the right. A lattice fence made with tree branches is behind her.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Dora Carrington sitting at a table with two men and a woman, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/508
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Dora Carrington wearing a light-coloured dress sitting at a table in a garden. Ralph Partridge and Julia Strachey may sit to her left and right. An unidentified man stands by the table to the left, exhaling smoke from a cigarette. All are looking down at the table.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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