Correspondence between Richard Seddon and Margaret Nash concerning Margaret's work for the memory of Paul Nash, sales of paintings, visits, health and personal news.

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 70 TGA 7050/3335-3376
  • Dates of Creation
      1950 - 1957
  • Physical Description
      54 pieces

Scope and Content

The letters from Richard Seddon often express concern for Margaret's health or financial situation. Particular topics include reproductions of Paul Nash works: photographs (TGA 7050/3339-41, 3350-51), watercolours of Whittenham Clump (TGA 7050/3359), and 'Sunflower and Sun' for Dr Piper's book on Cosmic Art (TGA 7050/3345-9 includes copy of a letter from Dr Piper to Richard Seddon); copyright ownership of 'Totems' and 'Woods on Avon Shore' (TGA 7050/3342-5); the Arts Council touring version of 'Paul Nash's Camera' exhibition (TGA 7050/3350-51); details and photographs of 'Winter Sea' and 'Totems', for Margaret's collection of photographs for the Victoria & Albert Museum (TGA 7050/3370-75); and sales/proposed sales of 'Snow Sunrise' (TGA 7050/3336), 'Northern Adventure' (TGA 7050/3351), 'Urne Buriall' (TGA 7050/3356-7), 'Russell Square', 'Mineral Ojects', 'Bleached Objects', 'Night Piece, Toulon', 'Stone Tree', 'Laocoèon' and 'Rotary Objects' (TGA 7050/3362). Together with list by Margaret (?) of Paul Nash paintings loaned to Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield (TGA 7050/3376).