Twelve letters and one telegram from John Lewis to Margaret Nash, and her replies regarding his book 'Graphic Design' featuring a chapter on Paul Nash.

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 70 TGA 7050/2754-2779
  • Dates of Creation
      1953 - 1955
  • Physical Description
      28 pieces

Scope and Content

The letters largely concern the loan of pictures of and original designs for research and reproduction, including 'Urne Buriall', 'Genesis', 'A Midsommer Nights Dreame' (TGA 7050/2754-62), corrections to the manuscript (TGA 7050/2762-63), the planned deposit of the designs at the Victoria & Albert Museum (TGA 7050/2766-8 and 2772), the publication of the book (TGA 7050/2771) and the return of the borrowed designs (TGA 7050/2773-8). Includes a list of the borrowed items (TGA 7050/2759) and reference to Paul Nash's influences and relationships with Surrealism and John Nash. TGA 7050/2758 includes notes by Margaret Nash.