Maddox, Conroy (1 of 15). National Life Story Collection: Artists' Lives
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1996-03 and 1996-04 and 1997-10 and 1997-11 and 1998-3
Interviewee's home, London, United Kingdom
Maddox, Conroy, 1912-2005 (speaker, male)
Dutt, Robin (speaker, male)
Part 1. Description of Conroy Maddox's (CM) early life, grandparents, parents and other immediate family; CM's liking for rambling as a child; description of his middle-class / upper-class country home and farming background; CM's father's collection of artistic objects, machinery, automata, etc. CM's early life in Ledbury; description of converting home from gas to electric power; CM's early schooling and early art lessons; his memories of the First World War; discussion of class structure in CM's early life and 'the new Edwardians'; remarks on friends, hop-picking, pocket money, sweets, making fireworks and reading magazines; CM's recollections of move to Chipping Norton and country life there.
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