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Personal: Business and Financial: Royal Academy special exhibition., 16 Nov 1957 - 14 Mar 1959

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/121

Scope and Contents

Correspondents about an exhibition of WSC's paintings at the Royal Academy include: J Patrickson on framing (4); Lettice Shillingford [earlier Lettice Marston, former secretary to WSC]; Sir Charles Wheeler, President of the Royal Academy (16); Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken]; "Geordie" George, 5th Duke of Sutherland; Humphrey Brooke, Secretary of the Royal Academy on subjects including the unsuitability of an introduction to the catalogue by Augustus John (16); and Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor].Also includes: correspondence relating to the publication of images of WSC's paintings; press cuttings from various newspapers about the exhibition; copies of correspondence and notes from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC], Gillian Maturin [Secretary to WSC], Doreen Pugh [Secretary to WSC] and Grace Hamblin [Secretary to WSC]; a guest list for the private view of the exhibition; lists of the paintings selected; a catalogue of the exhibition; and a draft introduction to the catalogue by Augustus John.

Dates

  • 16 Nov 1957 - 14 Mar 1959

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 item(s) (1 file (220 loose folios))

Language of Materials

English