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Personal: reproduction and exhibition of paintings R-Z: correspondence., 1946 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/25A-B

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Correspondents include: Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] of Fladgate and Company (20); representatives of the Illustrated London News, including the editor, Sir Bruce Ingram (9); R Bateman of the News Chronicle (4); John Oliver, Art Editor of the Sphere; Sir Charles McCann, Agent General and Trade Commissioner for South Australia; representatives of the Royal Glasgow Institute [Scotland] (11); representatives of the Royal Scottish Academy, including its President William Hutchison (4); Walter Elliot (2); Herbert Maxwell, Acting Honorary Secretary of the Royal West of England Academy; Bernard Sendall, [Controller] Festival of Britain [Office]; Alfred Bossom; 1st Lord Leathers; Edward Rawdon Smith (2); Walter Starkie, President, British Council in Spain; representatives of Soho Gallery Limited (21); Sir Philip Joubert de la Ferte; Paul Roth; Henry Hodson, [editor] of the Sunday Times (2); Major Alfred Longden (2); John Rothenstein, Director of the Tate Gallery (4); Sir Edward Peacock; William McAdam, Agent General in the UK of British Columbia [Canada]; Allan Noble; representatives of Allan Wingate, publishers (5); Sir Philip Gibbs. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Anthony Montague Browne, Elizabeth Gilliatt, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Jane Welby, Gillian Maturin, Chips Gemmell, Grace Hamblin, and Doreen Pugh.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: cutting from the Reader's Digest of paintings, including WSC's "Palladian Bridge"; calendar with a reproduction of "Island of Chiosi"; details of galleries, art institutes and exhibitions.


  • Creation: 1946 - 1959

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