Letter from Adrian Stokes to Herbert Read, [1949?]


Part of a collection of correspondence between Adrian Stokes and Herbert Read spanning from 1934-1962. Stokes was a painter and art critic who also had an interest in psychoanalysis. It was largely due to his efforts and work that the small fishing port of St. Ives became a centre of modernist art culture. In this letter, Stokes thanks Read for a copy of Read's "The Education of Free Men". He goes on to discuss his thoughts of the book in relation to psychoanalysis.

In Collection:
Creator Contributor Subject Language Identifier
  • 14/2
Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 4 pages
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 50.19681, -5.47874
Additional physical characteristics
  • Handwritten in black ink.
Physical repository Collection
  • Herbert Read Collection
Provider Genre Archival item identifier
  • File: 2.7
Fonds title Fonds identifier Is referenced by Date digitized
  • 2022 to 2023
Technical note
  • Scanning and metadata by Rowan O'Brian and additional metadata by SC.
  • Use of this material is permitted for research and private study purposes only. For all other uses, contact University of Victoria Special Collections and University Archives.
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