Carrington, Dora de Houghton, 1893 - 1932 (painter)
Dates and places
Sphere of activity
Wife of Ralph Partridge and friend of G. Lytton Strachey.
Found in 133 Collections and/or Records:
Snapshot of Dora Carrington looking towards the camera and smiling. She is wearing a short-sleeved summer dress.
Snapshot of Dora Carrington, with her back to the camera, sitting on the low wall of the verandah of Ham Spray House. Opposite her on the wall sits Frances Partridge, with her legs crossed. Both women look down at objects they hold in their outstretched hands. Roger Senhouse stands between them, holding a watering can above their heads to the plants growing on the verandah framework. The caption in the album reads, 'Mandrake with Water-carrier'.
Snapshot of Dora Carrington sitting with her back to the camera on the low wall of the verandah of Ham Spray House. She holds a small object, possibly a model of a bird, in her raised right hand. Frances Partridge sits on the wall to the right, looking down at a similar object in her own hand. Roger Senhouse stands between them holding a watering can above his head to reach the plant growing on the metal supports of the verandah. He looks towards the camera.
Snapshot of Dora Carrington standing on the lawn near the verandah of Ham Spray House. She wears a dress and jacket, her hands are by her sides and she looks downwards frowning. In her index, Frances Partridge describes Carrington as 'making a face'. James Strachey sits in the background in a deckchair, smiling and looking towards the camera.
Snapshot of Ralph Partridge and Dora Carrington sitting at a table in the garden of Ham Spray House, with their backs to the camera. They sit opposite Francis Birrell, who is looking to the right at Dora Carrington.
Snapshot of Dora Carrington standing beside a table in the garden of Ham Spray House, serving a plate to Stephen Tomlin. Ralph Partridge sits at the table with his left shoulder and back to the camera. Francis Birrell sits at the table, furthest from the camera, looking downwards.
Photograph of E.M. Forster wearing a white shirt and dark tie, with a painting of an owl in the background. 1/2 length, profile to left, slightly blurred. Taken at Ham Spray House. Print, 10.6 x 6. Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, 'Ham Spray / taken by Carrington'. (Sleeve 137)
Snapshot of a naked figure, possibly Dora Carrington, swimming in the sea near a rocky cliff. According to Frances Partridge's index, this image was taken at Welcombe, Devon.
Snapshot of two men, one of whom wears a hat and the other holds a black umbrella. One of the two women might be Dora Carrington. They are sitting, facing away from the camera, next to a river with hills in the background.
Snapshot of a picnic scene in Savernake Forest, Wiltshire. Frances Partridge sits furthest from the camera, resting her back against a tree trunk, with her hands on her lap, looking downwards. Dora Carrington sits closest to the camera, near the tree trunk, also looking downwards. Her face is obscured by her hair. Two men sit in shadow to the left of the image. They might be Ralph Partridge and Bernard ('Beakus') Penrose.
Snapshot of Roger Senhouse sitting to the left on the verandah wall of Ham Spray House. His right hand holds a cigarette by his side, and he turns to look to the right. Dora Carrington stands in the centre of the group, wearing her jodhpurs, and looking to the right. Frances Partridge sits on the wall to the right, holding a cigarette in her hand and looking towards the camera.
Snapshot of Dora Carrington sitting on the low verandah wall of Ham Spray House. She is looking downwards to the left. Henry Lamb stands in the centre of the image, with his right foot resting on the wall, his right elbow resting on his raised knee and his left hand in his jacket pocket. Pansy Lamb sits in a chair to the right and looks down at a book she holds in her hands.
Snapshot of Julia Strachey standing in the centre of the group, with her arms raised above her head. Dora Carrington is holding onto Julia Strachey's left hand, with her own left hand and left leg outstretched behind her. Another woman is holding onto Julia Strachey's raised right hand. They stand on a grassy field with trees in the background.
52 autograph letters signed from Dora Carrington to F L Lucas. The file includes notes made by S O Lucas while dating the letters, as well as photocopies of pages from Garnett's published edition.
2 autograph letters signed, , and photocopies of 2 autograph letters signed to Clive Bell, [late 1930].
7 autograph letters signed, 1 autograph postcard signed and 2 envelopes addressed to Vanessa Bell. 1916-1932, some undated.
2 obituaries of Lytton Strachey from The Observer and The Sunday Times. 24 June 1932.
Photocopy of 1 autograph letter signed from Dora Carrington and Lytton Strachey to John Maynard Keynes, 29 Aug. 1916.
12 autograph letters signed and 1 autograph postcard signed.
2 autograph letters signed, with 2 envelopes.
7 autograph letters, signed.
2 autograph letters signed and 1 autograph postcard signed.
14 autograph letters signed.
271 autograph letters signed. These files include manuscript notes by Frances Partridge and typed copies of letters originally written in pencil. There is also a group of undated letters, which includes a pencil drawing of a man reading, possibly Ralph Partridge. Some letters contain additions by Dora Carrington.
14 autograph letters signed and 2 autograph postcards signed.
2 autograph letters signed and 1 autograph letter unsigned. The letters are of particular interest because they contain Margaret Waley's memories of Lytton Strachey, E.M. Forster, Ottoline Morrell and Dora Carrington, prompted by the publication of Michael Holroyd's biography of Lytton Strachey in 1967 and 1968.