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VWL4455 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to René Gatty

My dear Herr Gatty
We haven't had any news of you for so long: we do want to hear from you when you feel inclined enough to write to us. ...

19000409
VWL4704 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Evelyn Page

How about Monday and Tuesday morning for the sitting any time after 10.
We have luncheon at 12.30 if you can stay
A M Vaughan Williams...

19510202
VWL615 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Mr Finzi

The portraits are surprisingly good.  I didn't dare hope for anything like that.  Henry's lovely eyes & whiskers have...

19270401
VWL1729 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Joy Finzi

Dear Joyce

We have compared the two photographs and we both agree in liking the small one best - it is somewhat more concentrated? I like...

1947----
VWL1769 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Joy Finzi

Dear Joyce

That was a lovely boxful - Lilies of the Valley are better travellers than cowslips & their scent is beyond words. We have...

1949----
VWL1783 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Joy Finzi

Dear Joyce

We miss you both very much. There was a lovely feeling in the house with you at work on R & Gerald entertaining us. I grudge...

194712--
VWL1837 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

Well - The first sitting went happily. Epstein1 seems to work with intense concentration - R imitates him beautifully. This suits R -...

194902--
VWL3771 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Victor and Mary Sheppard

Dear Mr & Mrs Sheppard
I hope this address will find you.
It has a familiar look - a sort of cousin to our White Gates. I wanted to...

19490421
VWL2596 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to E.J. Dent

Dear Dent

The gown1 has safely arrived. I hope I shall see the portrait one day.2
Thank you very much for what...

19480429
VWL1975 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Elizabeth Maconchy

Dearest Betty

That is good news – Now keep me posted about all rehearsals & the performance – I don’t think it will clash with our...

19500122

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