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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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 Item

Dora Carrington wearing a checked dress, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/385
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Dora Carrington looking towards the camera and smiling. She is wearing a short-sleeved summer dress.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Dora Carrington with Boris Anrep and Frances Partridge at Ham Spray House, 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/226
Scope and Contents Snapshot of Dora Carrington kneeling on the lawn of Ham Spray House. Her right arm rests on her right knee and her left arm is outstretched towards a young owl which sits on the shoulder of Boris Anrep. She looks to the right at the owl. Boris Anrep sits on the grass in the centre of the group, looking towards the camera. Frances Partridge sits to the right in a deckchair, holding a cup and saucer on her lap. She looks to the left at Boris Anrep and the owl. The verandah of Ham Spray House...
Dates: 1929
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Dora Carrington with Frances Partridge and Roger Senhouse at Ham Spray House, 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/228
Scope and Contents

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'.

Dates: 1929
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Dora Carrington with Frances Partridge and Roger Senhouse at Ham Spray House, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/708
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Dora Carrington with James Strachey at Ham Spray House, 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/2/10/38
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1929
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Dora Carrington with Ralph Partridge and Francis Birrell, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/528
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Dora Carrington with Ralph Partridge, Francis Birrell and Stephen Tomlin, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/527
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
 Sub-Series

Dora Carrington's photograph albums, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4
Scope and Contents 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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E.M. Forster with owl painting

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/350
Scope and Contents

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)

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Figure swimming near rocks, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/69
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Four figures sitting beside a river, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/153
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Frances Partridge sitting outdoors with Dora Carrington and two men, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/2/123
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1930
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Frances Partridge with Dora Carrington and Roger Senhouse, 1928 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/204
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1928 - 1929
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Henry Lamb, Pansy Lamb and Dora Carrington at Ham Spray House, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/763
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Julia Strachey dancing with Dora Carrington and another woman, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/719
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
 File — Container: SC/LucasFL/1/1

Letters from Carrington, 1927 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0272/SC/LucasFL/1/1
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1927 - 1931
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Letters from Dora Carrington to Clive and Vanessa Bell and to John Maynard Keynes, 1916 - 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/1/114
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters signed, [1917], 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.


Dates: 1916 - 1932
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Letters from Dora Carrington to GHWR, 1928 - 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/3/81
Scope and Contents

12 autograph letters signed and 1 autograph postcard signed.

Dates: 1928 - 1932
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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Letters from Dora Carrington to JDH, 1931 - 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JDH/26/11
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters signed, with 2 envelopes.

Dates: 1931 - 1932
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Letters from Dora Carrington to J.M. Keynes, 1917 - 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/45/61A
Scope and Contents

7 autograph letters, signed.

Dates: 1917 - 1919
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Letters from Dora Carrington to JTS, 1917 - 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JTS/2/32
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters signed and 1 autograph postcard signed.

Dates: 1917 - 1923
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Letters from Stephen Tomlin to Dora Carrington, 1924-09-16 - 1932-12-11

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/6/1/194
Scope and Contents

14 autograph letters signed.

Dates: 1924-09-16 - 1932-12-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Certain letters are closed under the terms of the Data Protection Act (1998) because they contain sensitive information about living individuals. Researchers may apply in writing to the Archivist to see the closed material, stating the intended use and precise nature of the information requested. The Archivist and Frances Partridge's Literary Executor will then consider whether non-sensitive parts of the letter may be made available, and they will consult the author if necessary. Please be aware that this decision may take several weeks and may incur photocopying charges. A statement to this effect is given with each closed file.
 Sub-Sub Series

Letters to Frances Partridge, 1923 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/6/1/143/1
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1923 - 1954
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Certain letters are closed under the terms of the Data Protection Act (1998) because they contain sensitive information about living individuals. Researchers may apply in writing to the Archivist to see the closed material, stating the intended use and precise nature of the information requested. The Archivist and Frances Partridge's Literary Executor will then consider whether non-sensitive parts of the letter may be made available, and they will consult the author if necessary. Please be aware that this decision may take several weeks and may incur photocopying charges. A statement to this effect is given with each closed file.
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Letters to Rosamond Lehmann, 1968-02-29 - 1968-04-19

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RNL/2/635
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1968-02-29 - 1968-04-19
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Some items contain sensitive personal information and are closed to researchers under the terms of the Data Protection Act (1998). A request to view these items must be made in writing to the Archivist who will discuss with the researcher the possibilities for obtaining the written permission of the author. A statement to this effect is given with each closed file.
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Letters to Rosamond Lehmann, 1927-01-03 - 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RNL/2/102
Scope and Contents

14 autograph letters signed and 2 autograph postcards signed.

Dates: 1927-01-03 - 1932
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Some items contain sensitive personal information and are closed to researchers under the terms of the Data Protection Act (1998). A request to view these items must be made in writing to the Archivist who will discuss with the researcher the possibilities for obtaining the written permission of the author. A statement to this effect is given with each closed file.
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