Jellicoe, Geoffrey (1 of 5). National  Life Story  Collection: Architects' Lives

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  • Recording date

    1996-06-21, 1996-06-22

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    Interviewee's home

  • Interviewees

    Jellicoe, Geoffrey (1900-1996) (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Lever, Jill (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 1: Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe's [GJ] family background; maternal grandfather's jeweller's business; paternal grandfather illustrator of naval uniforms; GJ's father in publishing (Lawrence and Jellicoe); GJ's schooling and interest in sport; his mother a painter; his anxiety about her artistic influence on him; her encouragement to him to draw; her home at Rustington, and influence on GJ of the landscape there, and of the landscape around his preparatory school.

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    Life story interview with Geoffrey Jellicoe (1900-1996), architect.

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