Your Own Sylvia: Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items, property of Frieda Hughes

Your Own Sylvia: Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items, property of Frieda Hughes

Your Own Sylvia: Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items, property of Frieda Hughes

Overview
Sylvia Plath--Eric Stahlberg

1 Sylvia Plath--Eric Stahlberg

Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes | Pair of gold wedding rings

2 Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes | Pair of gold wedding rings

Egyptian-style glazed amulet of the Horus Falcon, circa early 20th century | Given by Hughes to Plath

3 Egyptian-style glazed amulet of the Horus Falcon, circa early 20th century | Given by Hughes to Plath

Sylvia Plath | Pen and ink portrait of Ted Hughes, [1956]

4 Sylvia Plath | Pen and ink portrait of Ted Hughes, [1956]

Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes | Collection of six photographs with the Hughes family in Yorkshire, September 1956

5 Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes | Collection of six photographs with the Hughes family in Yorkshire, September 1956

Sylva Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, "something wonderful and incredible has happened", 1 October 1956

6 Sylva Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, "something wonderful and incredible has happened", 1 October 1956

Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on her love for him and Cambridge life, 3 October 1956

7 Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on her love for him and Cambridge life, 3 October 1956

Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, with her poem 'Monologue at 3am', 4 October 1956

8 Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, with her poem 'Monologue at 3am', 4 October 1956

Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on "my own private doctrine", with a poem, 5 October 1956

9 Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on "my own private doctrine", with a poem, 5 October 1956

Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, discussing their poetry, 6 October 1956

10 Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, discussing their poetry, 6 October 1956

Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on her love of drawing, 7-8 October 1956

11 Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on her love of drawing, 7-8 October 1956

Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on her latest stories and loneliness, 9 October 1956

12 Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on her latest stories and loneliness, 9 October 1956

Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, "we will burn love to death all our long lives", 10 October 1956

13 Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, "we will burn love to death all our long lives", 10 October 1956

Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, "off and on have had the strangest dreams", 16 October 1956

14 Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, "off and on have had the strangest dreams", 16 October 1956

Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on her study of the tarot and Cambridge life, 17 October 1956

15 Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on her study of the tarot and Cambridge life, 17 October 1956

Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on her studies and Hughes's fables, 18 October 1956

16 Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on her studies and Hughes's fables, 18 October 1956

Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, "your voice is like the spirit of god on the waters", 19 October 1956

17 Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, "your voice is like the spirit of god on the waters", 19 October 1956

Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on madness and art, and the literary scene, 20 October 1956

18 Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on madness and art, and the literary scene, 20 October 1956

Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, "I keep saying to myself: I am married", 21 October 1956

19 Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, "I keep saying to myself: I am married", 21 October 1956

Sylvia Plath | Autograph letter signed, to Ted Hughes, "it is simple a sin not to live with you", 21 October 1956

20 Sylvia Plath | Autograph letter signed, to Ted Hughes, "it is simple a sin not to live with you", 21 October 1956

Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, "I had the queerest dreams last night", 22 October 1956

21 Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, "I had the queerest dreams last night", 22 October 1956

Tarot de Marseille | Deck of cards owned by Sylvia Plath

22 Tarot de Marseille | Deck of cards owned by Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath | Autograph letter signed, to Edith & William Hughes, on admitting her marriage, 12 November 1956

23 Sylvia Plath | Autograph letter signed, to Edith & William Hughes, on admitting her marriage, 12 November 1956

Sylvia Plath | Autograph letter signed, to Edith and William Hughes, [10 December 1956]

24 Sylvia Plath | Autograph letter signed, to Edith and William Hughes, [10 December 1956]

Sylvia Plath | Autograph letter signed, to Edith & William Hughes, "now ... his first BOOK", 27 February 1957

25 Sylvia Plath | Autograph letter signed, to Edith & William Hughes, "now ... his first BOOK", 27 February 1957

Sylvia Plath | Autograph letter signed, to Edith & William Hughes, "daydreaming about the moors", [c.5 May 1957]

26 Sylvia Plath | Autograph letter signed, to Edith & William Hughes, "daydreaming about the moors", [c.5 May 1957]

Sylvia Plath | Autograph letter signed, to Edith and William Hughes, sailing to America, [20 June 1957]

27 Sylvia Plath | Autograph letter signed, to Edith and William Hughes, sailing to America, [20 June 1957]

Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Edith and William Hughes, "we'll be writing like fury", [22 July 1957]

28 Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Edith and William Hughes, "we'll be writing like fury", [22 July 1957]

Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Edith & William Hughes, on life in America, 2 February 1958

29 Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Edith & William Hughes, on life in America, 2 February 1958

Sylvia Plath | Autograph letter signed, to Edith and William Hughes, "hoping to finish a book of poems", 28 April 1958

30 Sylvia Plath | Autograph letter signed, to Edith and William Hughes, "hoping to finish a book of poems", 28 April 1958

Sylvia Plath | Autograph letter signed, to Edith & William Hughes, on meeting a groundhog, 1 July 1958

31 Sylvia Plath | Autograph letter signed, to Edith & William Hughes, on meeting a groundhog, 1 July 1958

Sylvia Plath | Autograph letter signed, to Edith & William Hughes, on their life in Boston, September 1958

32 Sylvia Plath | Autograph letter signed, to Edith & William Hughes, on their life in Boston, September 1958

Sylvia Plath | Autograph letter signed, to Edith & William Hughes, on Ted Hughes as a wolf-man, 30 December 1958

33 Sylvia Plath | Autograph letter signed, to Edith & William Hughes, on Ted Hughes as a wolf-man, 30 December 1958

Sylvia Plath | Autograph letter signed, to Edith & William Hughes, visiting "the town of my childhood", 17 January 1959

34 Sylvia Plath | Autograph letter signed, to Edith & William Hughes, visiting "the town of my childhood", 17 January 1959

Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Edith & William Hughes, on the 3rd anniversary of their meeting, 26 February 1959

35 Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Edith & William Hughes, on the 3rd anniversary of their meeting, 26 February 1959

Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Edith & William Hughes, on their latest publications, 31 March 1959

36 Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Edith & William Hughes, on their latest publications, 31 March 1959

Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Edith & William Hughes, "the prospect of driving to California", 24 May 1959

37 Sylvia Plath | Typed letter signed, to Edith & William Hughes, "the prospect of driving to California", 24 May 1959

Frieda Plath--Hymnal | German hymnal, 1907

38 Frieda Plath--Hymnal | German hymnal, 1907

Sylvia Plath | Autograph postcard signed, to Edith & William Hughes, from California, 3 August 1959

39 Sylvia Plath | Autograph postcard signed, to Edith & William Hughes, from California, 3 August 1959

Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath | Joint autograph letter signed, to William and Edith Hughes, March 1960

40 Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath | Joint autograph letter signed, to William and Edith Hughes, March 1960

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

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

Sylvia Plath | Autograph letter signed, to Edith Hughes, recuperating in hospital, 6 March [1961]

42 Sylvia Plath | Autograph letter signed, to Edith Hughes, recuperating in hospital, 6 March [1961]

Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes | photographic portrait by David Bailey, inscribed by Plath, 1961, and another press photo

43 Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes | photographic portrait by David Bailey, inscribed by Plath, 1961, and another press photo

Sylvia Plath | Pencil sketch entitled "Great Faux Pas"

44 Sylvia Plath | Pencil sketch entitled "Great Faux Pas"

Sylvia Plath | Collection of recipes and a rolling pin

45 Sylvia Plath | Collection of recipes and a rolling pin

Sylvia Plath | Three household objects formerly belonging to her

46 Sylvia Plath | Three household objects formerly belonging to her

Lacquer chopsticks | Given to Sylvia Plath by Ted Hughes

47 Lacquer chopsticks | Given to Sylvia Plath by Ted Hughes

Homer | The Iliad, trans. Lattimore, with illustrations by Leonard Baskin, 1962, inscribed by Baskin to "Sylvia &Ted"

48 Homer | The Iliad, trans. Lattimore, with illustrations by Leonard Baskin, 1962, inscribed by Baskin to "Sylvia &Ted"