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Anne Finlay, 120 K.P.R., to Todd

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

TOD/3/8/56

Title

Anne Finlay, 120 K.P.R., to Todd

Date

05 Aug 1949

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece, with envelope

Historical Background

A resolution was passed to grant Dame Ethel Walker £100 from the benefactors' fund, to assist her in financial difficulty (minutes of RA Council, 30 June 1949.)

Content Description

Informing Middleton Todd of the appointment of the new sculpture man [at the City and Guilds School, Kennington], Bisset. She discusses the selection procedure and the other candidates, and thanks Middleton Todd for his help. Connard had had quite a job getting a grant for Elizabeth. Ethel Walker had also been endowed: 'the P.R.A. very scoffing: - "Ha ha ha I thought she was a rich old woman - that just shows she isn't any good." What a beast!'