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Christmas card from Priscilla Tolkien and J.R.R. Tolkien to Pauline Baynes

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MS. Eng. c. 8410, fols. 151-152

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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.

Dates

  • c.1971-1972

Extent

2 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries, MS. Eng. c. 8410, fols. 151-152.
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MS. Eng. c. 8410, fols. 151-152

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 21209

Abstract

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.
Title
Christmas card from Priscilla Tolkien and J.R.R. Tolkien to Pauline Baynes, c.1971-1972
Status
Published
Author
Finding aid prepared by Catherine McIlwaine
Date
2021
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

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