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Lutyens, Mary (2 of 13) National Life Story Collection: Architects' Lives

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    0:30:04

  • Shelf mark

    C467/04

  • Subjects

    Architecture

  • Recording date

    1996-03-01

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee's home, London

  • Interviewees

    Lutyens, Mary, 1908-1999 (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Lever, Jill (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 2: ML's relationship with father (Sir Edwin Lutyens), making toys; her imaginative life and composition of private stories. Evacuation to Church Stretton, Shropshire in 1918 due to air raids; her early schooling and private tuition; her childhood essay published in 'Punch'. Describes the characters in her private stories; childhood illnesses and accidents; lack of contact with parents; sister's friendship with Cynthia Curzon. Family move to Mansfield Street, London; ML's schooling after First World War.

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