Mervyn Peake Exhibitions (part 1)

Scope and Content

Letters to Maeve Gilmore regarding exhibitions at Edinburgh University (1969) and Bluecoat Gallery [1976], Liverpool. Correspondents are: Ian Campbell; Glenn [Sadler]; Charles P Finlayson, Keeper of Manuscripts at Edinburgh University Library; Professor K J Fielding, University of Edinburgh; Leslie [Sklaroff]; Tim Catchpole, University of St Andrews; Sebastian [Peake]; Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool.

Also includes:

  • two flyers for Collectors Gallery exhibition [Sep-Oct 1963] with an introduction by Maurice Collis; includes a list of drawings exhibited (one flyer is annotated with prices in Peake's hand; the other is annotated in Maeve Gilmore's hand);
  • receipt for sale of works from Mervyn Peake exhibition [presumably from Portobello Road Gallery], 7 October 1963;
  • autograph passage of prose in unidentified hand about the Upper Grosvenor Gallery exhibition (1966);
  • private view invitation for Upper Grosvenor Gallery exhibition;
  • flyer for exhibition at Westminster Public Library (Jan-Feb 1968);
  • programme for University College of Swansea Arts Festival 1970, featuring exhibition of Peake's oil paintings;
  • catalogue for the National Book League exhibition (1972);
  • photocopy of silhouette [of Mervyn as a boy?] and National Book League compliments slip;
  • invitation to preview of Mervyn Peake and Maeve Gilmore exhibition at St Catherine's College, Oxford [1975].

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Not Public Record(s)