Christmas card from Priscilla Tolkien and J.R.R. Tolkien to Pauline Baynes
Christmas card written by Priscilla Tolkien and signed by her and her father, J.R.R. Tolkien, to Pauline Baynes and her husband, Fritz. Presumably written after the death of J.R.R. Tolkien 's wife, Edith, in November 1971 and before his own death in September 1973.
- Creation: c.1971-1972
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries, MS. Eng. c. 8410, fols. 151-152.
MS. Eng. c. 8410, fols. 151-152
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 21209
Christmas card from Priscilla Tolkien and J.R.R. Tolkien to Pauline Baynes, c.1971-1972
Biographical / Historical
J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973) was a writer and philologist. Some of his literary work was illustrated by Pauline Baynes (1922-2008) with whom he became friends. See the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for further details.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given by Harry Dunn, 2021.
- Christmas card from Priscilla Tolkien and J.R.R. Tolkien to Pauline Baynes, c.1971-1972
- Finding aid prepared by Catherine McIlwaine
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