NORTHWOOD LONDON ENGLAND ST IVES CORNWALL, 1920
Seller ID: 0001497
On offer is a densely written manuscript diary dated 1920 handwritten by Louisa Holdsworth Sampson, mother of artist Roger Hilton. Besides being a lovely account of daily life in a middle class family during the years immediately after the World War I in 1920 there is insight into the early life of Roger when he was still a child. [The book does not provide identification but this diary came from a larger archive providing provenance.] A total of 220 pages, the largish page a day, diary is over seventy percent full. Hilton came by his artistic abilities honestly as his mother trained as a pain... View More...