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Sylvia Plath | Collection of 39 family photographs annotated by her, 1960-62

Margin Scheme

Estimate:

1,000

to
- 1,500 GBP

Sylvia Plath | Collection of 39 family photographs annotated by her, 1960-62

Sylvia Plath | Collection of 39 family photographs annotated by her, 1960-62

Estimate:

1,000

to
- 1,500 GBP

Lot sold:

4,788

GBP

Sylvia Plath


Collection of 39 family photographs,


chiefly of her daughter Frieda from new-born ("almost new") to toddler, many also with Sylvia Plath and two with Ted Hughes, the majority taken in the interior of their flat in Chalcot Square, London, others on Primrose Hill and at Court Green, Devon, including six colour photographs (all taken at Court Green), all but two with captions by Sylvia Plath on the reverse, chiefly c.65 x 65mm (some up to 85 x 90mm), 1960-62


SYLVIA PLATH'S MEMENTOES OF MOTHERHOOD.


"...O love, how did you get here?

O embryo


Remembering, even in sleep,

Your crossed position.

The blood blooms clean


In you, ruby.

The pain

You wake to is not yours..." (from 'Nick and the Candlestick')

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