Papers of Lilian Holt

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

50 colour slides of her oils, identified where possible; collection of 10 photographs with details and dates, details regarding her exhibitions with catalogues, press cuttings and extensive biographical notes taken from two exhibition catalogues, set of limited edition large scale reproductions of four of her paintings, list of Lilian Holt's work in public galleries and museums.

Administrative / Biographical History

Lilian Holt was born in 1896 and died in 1983. She was married to the artist David Bomberg, who died in 1957.

Conditions Governing Access

Access for visitors is by appointment only.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Lilian Holt's daughter Dinora Davies-Rees.

Other Finding Aids

List available at the Library (database)

Archivist's Note

Description by Althea Greenan, MAKE 2002. Submitted to the Archives Hub as part of Genesis 2009 Project.