Letters from Christopher 'Kit' Wood to his mother, 1929

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 70 TGA 773/9
  • Dates of Creation
      Jan-Dec 1929
  • Physical Description
      1 folder, 75 pieces

Scope and Content

1929 saw Wood's successful exhibition at Tooth's Gallery. He also finally had his chance to design for the Russian Ballet, when Diaghilev's successor, C.B. Cochran, invited him to design for the revue 'Freak Show, Luna Park', by Boris Kochno, which was performed in 1930. Letters written from: 'The Train', Chelsea, London, Dieppe, Paris, Dinard (France), Douarnenez (Brittany), and Treboul (Finesterre).