File NLW MS 22863C. - John Petts letters,

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NLW MS 22863C.


John Petts letters,


  • 1939-1951. (Creation)

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24 ff. Guarded and filed.

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John Petts (1914-1991), artist, was best known for his engravings and stained glass. With his first wife, artist and writer Brenda Chamberlain, Petts set up the Caseg printing press in Llanllechid in 1937.

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Donated by Mr David E. Hughes, Llandudno, 1992.

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Nineteen letters, 1939-1951, from the artist and engraver John Petts (1914-1991) and one, 1951, from his wife Kusha Petts (b. 1921) to Wesley J. Elliss of Aberdaron, chiefly concerned with printing work undertaken by the Caseg Press, together with related accounts.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 22863C.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • English



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  • Text: NLW MS 22863C.