Virginia Woolf Monk's House photograph album, MH-2
- 1909-1922 and undated
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Extent.5 linear feet (1 volume in 1 box)
Some locations of the photographs were identified. Many of these are at the homes of Leonard and Virginia Woolf including Monk's House (Rodmell, England) as well as their home called Asheham (Sussex, England). Other photographs were taken at the home of Virginia Woolf's sister called Charleston Farmhouse (West Firle, England). Also included are a few photographs of Leonard Woolf's years (approximately 1908 through 1912) working for the Ceylon Civil Service in Sri Lanka.
Biographical / Historical
Virginia Woolf Monk's House photograph album (MH-2) was most likely arranged originally by Virginia Woolf as well as possibly Leonard Woolf, Vanessa Bell and other family members.
Most of the albums are missing photographs that may now be located in the loose photographs. These images may have been removed to serve as illustrations for Leonard Woolf's publications as well as A marriage of two minds by George Spater and Ian Parsons.
Photographs are numbered in order of appearance in the album. In addition, the recto of pages are numbered in order of appearance in the album. Pages devoid of any photographs are not numbered.
Titles devised by cataloger.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Humm, Maggie. Snapshots of Bloomsbury: The private lives of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell (New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2006. )
- Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941. Virginia Woolf Monk's House photograph album, MH-2, 1909-1922: Guide.
- Harvard Theatre Collection. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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