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Personal: reproduction and exhibition of paintings A-J: correspondence., 1946 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/23A-B

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Correspondents include: Field Marshal Sir Claude Auchinleck; Gabriel White, Assistant Art Director, and William Williams, Secretary-General, of the Arts Council of Great Britain; Terence Grady [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Sir Charles McCann, Agent General and Trade Commissioner for South Australia; Charles Mansell, Managing Director of Balding and Mansell Limited (4); W S Shears of Batchworth Press Limited (4); Desmond Flower, Director of Cassell and Company (3); Sir Basil Henriques (2); representatives of the Illustrated London News, including the editor, Sir Bruce Ingram (4); Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] of Fladgate and Company (11); Michael Wilford [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Henry Channon; D E Richardson of the Church Army Housing Limited (4); representatives of William Clowes and Sons, publishers (4); Frank Whitaker, editor of Country Life; John Robertson Scott, editor of the Countryman; Lionel Leslie; William Griffin, President of the English-Speaking Union of the United States; Sir William Darling; Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz]; representatives of Frost and Reed Limited (7); Sir William Robieson, editor of the Glasgow Herald [Scotland]; representatives of the Royal Glasgow Institute (4); Charles Ponsonby, President of the Glass Manufacturers' Federation; John Priestman [Assistant Private Secretary to Anthony Eden, later 1st Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary]; Sir Neville Butler [British Ambassador to the Netherlands]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Vanda Salmon, Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Gillian Maturin, Jane Welby, and Elizabeth Gilliatt; Principal Private Secretary John Colville; and Christopher Soames.Matters covered by the file include: offers to buy, reproduce in various forms, or exhibit WSC's paintings from individuals, companies and institutions in various countries; details of copyright and payments for reproduction.Also includes: proof and photographs of individual paintings; art catalogues.


  • Creation: 1946 - 1959

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