Pernel [Strachey] to Pippa [Philippa Strachey]

Scope and Content

Gives an account of the school and staff; describes their playing at shadow scenes with Mlle Souvestre. Sent from Allenswood (a school started by Mlle Marie Souvestre in Wimbledon Park to which she came from a fashionable school for girls at Fontainbleau called Les Ruches. Elinor and Dorothy attended the French school, Pernel and Marjorie went to Allenswood. Dorothy also taught there.)