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Glen, Sir Alexander. (2 of 6). National Life Story Collection: Artists' Lives

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:30:31

  • Shelf mark

    C466/78

  • Subjects

    Art

  • Recording date

    1998-11-12

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee's home, Worcestershire, United Kingdom

  • Interviewees

    Glen, Sir Alexander, 1912-2004 (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Courtney, Cathy, 1954- (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 2. Description of home life and domestic staff; shopping and cooking; remarks on golf. Discussion of AG's own cookery, work in the tourist industry and ownership of small hotel; AG's childhood home and staff; AG's father and aunts; description of father's shipping business and AG's taking it over after Second World War; AG's attitude to crew conditions on his ships, and influence of Second World War on his outlook; religious beliefs and affiliations of members of the household while AG was a child; remark about Willie Denham, Chairman, Shipping Federation.

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