Blue airmail folded letter from Wood's Hole, Mass, USA 16 July 1964. About 100 handwritten words. About an invitation to speak at the unveiling of a plaque for George Moore in Dublin. Mention of Monk Gibbon and Austin Clarke...'You are benefiting a generation who will look back to George Moore and George Russell as inspiring figures.'
Beatrice Elvery, Lady Glenavy (1881 - 1970). Irish artist and literary host,friend of Katherine Mansfield on the fringes of Bloomsbury and in the circle of Shaw, Lawrence and Yeats. She modelled for Orpen and painted 'Éire' (1907) a landmark painting promoting the idea of an independent Irish state.