Brooks, Ivan Wilkinson, 1891-1952
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Discusses a cricket match. Seems to be a fragment of a longer letter. People mentioned: Wilkie (Ivan Wilkinson Brooks).
Nash asks who "Aunt Kate" is and mentions the "prophet in London noise." Discusses Oakley's singing and requests to draw her hands when she gets back from Scotland. Includes an ink drawing entitled "You should have seen us going down the Strand last night!" (reproduced in Dear Mercia, page 53). People mentioned: Aunt Kate and Wilkie.
Written from Iver Heath. Nash urges Oakley to visit Chelsea. Quotes several poems and includes an ink drawing (reproduced in Dear Mercia, page 60). People mentioned: Wilkie (Ivan Wilkinson Brooks).
Written from Iver Heath. Quotes Edgar Allen Poe and discusses the beauty of the night and Nash's sudden introduction to Mlle. Seutoni. People mentioned: Gordon Bottomley, Jack, Wilkie and Mlle. Vere Seutoni.
Written from Iver Heath. Nash mentions plans to travel to Paris soon and discusses drawing. Nash writes, "I want a drastic, desperate change, a shock of some sort so fierce violent soul-shaking" and he complains that he has yet to find success in his profession. Nash also describes a day he spent with Vere. Includes a smaller sheet with the heading "Facts". People mentioned: Ivan Wilkinson Brooks, Miss Hogan, and Vere Seutoni.
Written from Iver Heath. Nash and Wilkie have resolved their dispute and Nash is going to display his drawings in a London gallery. Nash now thinks he will visit Paris after all. Includes ink drawing of a woman with an umbrella and a bus with an ad for "Paul's Pictures" (reproduced in Dear Mercia, p. 80). People mentioned: Ivan Wilkinson Brooks and Sir W.B. Richmond.
This collection comprises letters from Paul Nash to Mercia Oakley, written from 1909 to 1918.