File NLW MS 22315D. - Estate of Gwen John

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NLW MS 22315D.


Estate of Gwen John


  • 1940-1949 (Creation)

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68 ff.

Guarded and filed at NLW.

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Some fifty-five letters, 1940-1949, to Edwin John from galleries, dealers and agents, relating mainly to the dispersal of Gwen John's work after her death.

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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their Readers' Tickets.

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The contents of NLW MSS 21701-22852 are indexed in greater detail in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, vol. 8 (Aberystwyth, 1999).

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For further correspondence relating to the estate of Gwen John see NLW MSS 22314C, 23508D, 23509F.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 22315D.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MS 22315D.