Architecture

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

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    0:21:06

  • 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 9: Interview with Oriana Mitton [OM] (Jane Drew's [JD] great niece). Describes OM's childhood memories of Lake House, near Crawley (JD's and Maxwell Fry's home); her recollections of Fry working, and of conversations about artists; layout of the house; JD's taste in television programmes; JD's additions to the house; art collections in the house, including work by Paolozzi, Le Corbusier, Renoir, Maxwell Fry, Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore; place of children in the household; characters of JD and Maxwell Fry; parties at the house.

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