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Miscellaneous papers relating to Vertès,, 1953-1990

MS. Eng. c. 7243
Held at the Weston Library

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(fols. 1- 53) notes by Gillian on Vertès and herself, with a few postcard views of places where they stayed, hotel brochures, and cuttings (all formerly inserted by Gillian Sutro in the series of letters from Vertès), covering c.1940-1961, and including (fols. 16-17) photocopy and transcript of long holograph dedication to Vertès by Georges Simenon, 1956

(fols. 54-164) other notes by her on Vertès, with

  1. (fol. 163a) note by Gillian, removed from the MS. Eng. b. 2132
  2. (fol. 163b) photocopy of holograph preface by Paul Morand to André Salmon, Marcel Vertès (Paris, 1950)
  3. (fols. 164b-c) incomplete list of exhibitions by Vertès, and of books illustrated by him

(fols. 165-77) cuttings, including some obituaries, 1961-77

(fols. 178-205) catalogues of exhibitions by Vertès, 1953-63 (see also MS. Eng. c. 7244, fols. 25-30)

(fols. 206-16) photocopies of drawings, the location of the originals not known

  1. (fols. 206-15) by Vertès, with (fols. 212v., 213r) draft of a letter from Gillian to Alec and Merula Guinness, n.d.
  2. (fol. 216) portrait of Vertès by Jean Oberlé, probably the one reproduced in André Salmon, Marcel Vertès (Paris, 1950)


  • Creation: 1953-1990


229 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 7243

Related Materials

Similar papers, transferred from Trinity College in 2005, are in MS. Eng. c. 7244.

Separated Materials

Photographs removed from the correspondence are MS. Photogr. c. 191, fols. 81-94

Repository Details

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