Architecture

Drew, Jane. (7 of 9). National Life Story Collection: Architects' Lives

  • Add a note
    Log in to add a note at the bottom of this page.
  • All notes
  • My notes
  • Hide notes
Please click to leave a note

The British Library Board acknowledges the intellectual property rights of those named as contributors to this recording and the rights of those not identified.
Legal and ethical usage »

Tags (top 25):
(No tags found for this item)
  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    0:31:27

  • Shelf mark

    C467/03

  • Subjects

    Architecture

  • Recording date

    1995-05-20 to 1995-05-21

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee's home.

  • Interviewees

    Drew, Jane, 1911- (speaker, female), Mitton, Oriana (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Garlake, Margaret (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 7: Description of Jane Drew's [JD] parents' tastes and their relationship; mother the daughter of developer Samuel Jones; influence on JD of William Morris. JD's relationship with her sister; friendship with Anthony Ludovici; her early interests in religion and drawing. JD's first marriage to James Alliston; her preference for female medical professionals. JD's interest in structure and engineering, especially bridges. Comments on Kenneth Clark and his support for artists and musicians; friendships with John Christie and Rudolf Byng; anecdotes about Glyndebourne.

  • Metadata record:

    View full metadata for this item