Hechle, Ann (9 of 17) National Life Stories Collection: Crafts' Lives
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2004-03-10, 2004-03-14, 2005-04-08
Interviewee's home, Somerset
Hechle, Ann, 1939- (speaker, female)
Hughes, Hawksmoor (speaker, female)
Part 9: [Tape 5 Side B] Long description of the dig at Tepe Yahya continued. Remarks on the archaeologist’s discoveries making the headlines of ‘The Times’. Description of LK. Description of living conditions and accommodation. Remarks on returning to the dig four times over eight years. Remarks on the benefits on having one consistent artist on a dig. Comments on making seven hundred drawings over three months. Description of walking over the Alborz mountains with David and Jenny Housego. Description of returning to the dig at Ankara. Description of financial arrangements on the digs. Comments on the kindness of the Iranians. Comments on AH being against the Second Gulf War. Remarks on returning to the dig on and off until 1972. Comments on starting working on her calligraphy seriously in 1973.
Life story interview with Ann Hechle, calligrapher