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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Correspondent Katharine Pleydell-Bouverie
Description Letter from Katherine Pleydell-Bouverie to Bernard Leach, two handwritten pages in ink on a single sheet of headed notepaper, from Kilmington Manor
Part Of Series Katharine Pleydell-Bouverie's correspondence with Bernard Leach
Id Number Current Accession 5720
Location Creation Site Kilmington Manor, Warminster, Wiltshire, UK
Subject Leach Archive, letter, correspondence
Measurements 17.7 x 13.8 centimetres
Material ink on paper
History 'Beano' (Katherine Pleydell-Bouverie) writes to 'My dear Rik' (Bernard Leach), congratulating him on the Victoria and Albert Museum exhibition of which she has heard from Michael (Cardew) and Henry Hammond at the 'Bath committee meeting'. She commiserates with him on his ear trouble and finishes with a typical 'Beano' end piece: 'Yes, you are right about old age: it is a nuisance. But, after all, one can only escape it by dying young, which probably prevents us from having a lot of fun!'.
Literary Source Catalogue of the Papers and Books of Bernard Leach, Volume II by Alyn Giles Jones, Crafts Study Centre, 1984-85
Rights Owner Managed by the Crafts Study Centre.
Style Period Period 1970s
Technique handwriting
 

 

 

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