Item Broome 387 - Broome letter 387

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Broome 387

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Broome letter 387

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  • No date [early December 1936] (Creation)

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4 sheets (= 4 pages)

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(1896-1959)

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British artist and musician. Born, London 1896. Died, Toronto 1959. Educated in Canada, and then from 1922 studied music at the Royal College of Music. While at Oxford she began making archaeological drawings under the direction of Sir Leonard Woolley. This led onto her working for Sir Alan Gardiner and the Egypt Exploration Society; she copied and subsequently published parts of the temple of Sethos I at Abydos.

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(1888-1978)

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British artist. Born, London 1888. Died, Bushey 1978. Studied Egyptology under M. Murray and W. M. F. Petrie, at University College, London, 1911-13. Worked for the British School of Archaeology at Qau, 1927, and with A. Calverley at Abydos, 1929-37.

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Copyright, Griffith Institute, University of Oxford.

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  • The letter has been transcribed by Lee Young; Alison Horne has proofread it, and Francisco Bosch-Puche has prepared it for publication on this website.

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