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[draft] Todd to Dr. E. Elliston

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

TOD/8/31

Title

[draft] Todd to Dr. E. Elliston

Date

[May 1954]

Level

Item

Extent & medium

2 pieces, 1 env

Content Description

He often thinks of the recipient and his mother and sister will be delighted he has written. His sister is now a widow, provides an account of their life in Malaga before the war and then their experience during the war (in which her husband was captured by the Japanese). A year ago he went to Northern Ireland and painted the Governor, Lord Granville. He is now at work on an eight foot portrait of Sir Henry Dale and Sir Rupert De la Bere. At the Academy he currently has a portrait of Anthony Rothschild and one of the Archbishop of Canterbury.