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A group at 'Geneva', 1900 - 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011I/9

Scope and Contents

81 x 82 mm. Showing three women in a garden. Geneva was a large estate in the south of Dominica owned by the Lockhart family. Those pictured are, from left to right: Miss Brenda Lockhart, Mrs Lockhart and Miss Jane Woodcock. Miss Brenda Lockhart never married, helped run the estate. She was the twin sister of Minna who was the mother of the author Jean Rhys. Mrs Lockhart was Brenda and Minna's mother and Miss Jane Woodcock was Mrs Lockhart's sister (Rhys 1979, pp 33-38).


  • 1900 - 1903

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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Existence and Location of Copies

CN 2431.


For more information see Jean Rhys' autobiography: Rhys, Jean (1979), Smile Please, London: Andre Deutsch.


SG. Note and identification by Lennox Honychurch, April 1987.

Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..

Finding aid date

2003-06-03 16:22:46+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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