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Personal: Business: correspondence with Associated American Artists, Hallmark Cards, Soho Gallery Limited on reproducing WSC's paintings as Christmas cards and postcards., 1947 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/26A-B

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Correspondents include: representatives of the Soho Publishing Company (Soho Gallery) (21); representatives of Fladgate and Company, particularly Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (101); representatives of Associated American Artists (3); [William] Surrey Dane of Odhams Press Limited (2); representatives of Hall Brothers Incorporated (Hallmark Cards), including its President, Joyce Hall (some in a private capacity) (33); representatives of Foote, Cone and Belding Limited, public relations (12); Sarah Beauchamp [earlier Sarah Churchill and Sarah Oliver, later Lady Audley]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Elizabeth Gilliatt, Penelope Wall, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Chips Gemmell, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Doreen Pugh, Gillian Maturin, Anthony Montague Browne, and Grace Hamblin.Other subjects include: exhibiting WSC's paintings in the United States; Sarah Churchill's acting work in the United States.Also includes: copies of agreements; examples of Christmas cards; draft news releases; details of WSC's paintings sent to Hall Brothers and lists of those reproduced by them; text of a broadcast by Alistair Cooke on WSC's paintings being reproduced in the US; press cuttings, including on Sarah Churchill; photograph of WSC; Hallmark publicity material; black and white print of "Seascape"; cheque statements; cutting from Collier's magazine featuring "Snow Scene Under Arch".


  • Creation: 1947 - 1960

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