Ivory Paintings 1956

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Norwich, Norfolk.

Various shots show Mrs Daysi Brookes (yes, that is the correct spelling!) at work painting a miniature portrait in her garden; this one is of John Heddle Nash (operatic singer). She paints on ivory, looking through a magnifying glass to paint in detail. We see C/Us of several...

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Cataloguer:
Sarah
Stock:
Colour
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
10971
Sort Number:
CP 094
Time in/Out:
01:07:39:00 / 01:09:13:00
Canister:
CP 094
Film ID:
209.03
Issue Date:
15/10/1956

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