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A LIST OF DOCUMENTS, ART WORKS & RELATED MATERIALS, THE PROPERTY OF GRAHAM STUART OVENDEN : REMOVED FROM HIS HOME SOME EIGHT AND A HALF YEARS AGO BY AGENTS OF THE POLICE AND AS YET NOT RETURNED TO HIM. NONE OF THESE ITEMS, MANY OF THEM OF HISTORICAL IMPORTANCE, HAVE NO RELEVANCE WHATSOEVER TO THE PRESENT MATTERS IN HAND.

DOCUMENTS - including many letters written to Ovenden by

LORD DAVID CECIL (Literary historian and essayist, one of the great names of the twentieth century.)
LAURIE LEE (Essayist and poet: his works are regarded as amongst the finest in the English language ie Cider With Rosie.)
A. N. WILSON (Essayist, novelist, broadcaster and critic.)
ROBERT ROBINSON (Seminal broadcaster, critic, novelist etc.)
JOANNE HARRIS ( Novelist, essayist etc. One of this country's foremost lady of letters, her works include Chocolat.)
SIR JOHN BETJEMAN (Poet and Broadcaster.) SIR PETER BLAKE (Artist and broadcaster.)
DAVID HOCKNEY (Artist and broadcaster.)
LORD KENNETH CLARK (Historian, broadcaster and Director of the National Gallery etc.)
SIR STANLEY SPENCER (Britain's greatest 20th century artist. An important letter acquired by Ovenden some thirty years ago.)

and others ...

WORKS OF ART - including paintings, etchings, drawings etc by

FREDERIK LANDSEER GRIGGS 1876-1938 (Great Britain's foremost Arts St Crafts draughsman and etcher.)
SIR PETER BLAKE (Generally regarded with David Hockney as our foremost living artist.)
ARTHUR HUGHES (One of the foremost 19th century artists, an associate of the PreRaphaelite Brotherhood.)
DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI (One of the foremost artists of the 19th century and founder member of the PreRaphaelite Brotherhood)
SIR JOHN EVERET MILLAIS PRA (One of the foremost artists of the 19th century and founder member of the PreRaphaelite Brotherhood.)

HISTORICAL & CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHIC WORKS BY LEADING ARTISTS including

WILLIAM HENRY FOX TALBOT 1800-1877 (The inventor of modern photographic techniques)
LEWIS CARROLL 1832-1898
OSCAR GUSTAVE REDJLANDER 1813-1875
JULIA MARGARET CAMERON 1815-1879

DAVID BAILEY
LORD SNOWDON
JULIA TREVELYAN OMAN
EDITH TUDOR HART
DOROTHEA LANG

and many others...

IMPORTANT MUSICAL DOCUMENTS including

SIR EDWARD ELGAR (Autograph for measure 140 of the symphonic poem Falstaff) Also numerous dedicated items Including printed works given to his niece May Grafton.

JOSEPH JOACHIM (Two letters in German written to Johannas Brahms.)