from Vaughan Williams, Ursula, 1911-2007 to Shaw, Martin, 1875-1958
Letter No. VWL4198
Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Martin Shaw
Letter No.: VWL4198
25 September, 1958
Martin dear, Joan tells me you have now decided to have gout in the most transcendental form – is it from an over indulgence in ambrosia & honey dew? If so, how unfair of the muses who shouldn’t allow any after effects.
Ralph loved this shifty old pope1, who we found in Naples, wearing the most exquisite rose coloured velvet, so I send him to bring you my love
Dr Martin Shaw
Long Island House
1. Printed postcard of a Titian’s portrait of Pope Paul III.
Date from postmark (“25 Sep 1958”).
Location Of Original:
Shelfmark:MS Mus. 1767/3/1/1/12 (1)