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Dion Calthrop Clayton letter
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January 21, 1936 (Creation)
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Dion Calthrop was born May 2, 1878 in London, England, the son of actors. He was introduced to the stage while still a young child. He wrote a number of books, but he is also known for his paintings. He died in England, March 1937.
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Contains one letter dated January 21, 1963 and addressed to "My Dear Jean" from Dion Calthrop Clayton regarding his book. Underneath the body of the letter is a drawing in black ink of a person blowing on a trumpet. There is also a separate, folded leaflet included with the letter titled, "In Memoriam 1881-1937". Inside the leaflet is a black and white profile shot of Calthrop.
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Received as part of the Verbeke Collection which was purchased in 1969.
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Revised by PH in September 2018.
Reviewed by DR November 2018.
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