[Philippa Strachey] Portrait by Henry Lamb

Scope and Content

Black and white photograph of an unidentified oil painting portrait of a woman [Philippa Strachey] with short wavy hair and spectacles, sitting, with her hands folded. Head and shoulders only. Printed on textured white card, with a white border remaining around the edge.

Writer : Philippa Strachey

Recipient: Teresa Billington Greig

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Rust mark, indentation and abrasion top left from paperclip, small crease right edge, tiny black flecks (possibly ink) left and right edges. Production method: gelatin silver print

Related Material

Note : a letter (7TBG2/W/10) from Philippa Strachey to Mrs Billington Greig, dated Jul 1958, mentions the photographs: 'I am sending you a photograph of Henry Lamb's picture, now hanging in the Royal Academy, in the hope that you will accept it as a token of my grateful appreciation of your share of the wonderful present that was made to me a few weeks ago. ...'