Lot 33: GRACIE FIELDS: A collection of personal letters
December 5, 2012
Lewes, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: GRACIE FIELDS: A collection of twenty nine personal letters from Gracie to Mary and Ding, handwritten and signed or typed and signed, between 1944-79, detailing personal and family issues, events, requests, views and WWII movements, many from La Canzone de Mare
This is one lot from a collection of correspondence, keepsakes and souvenirs collected by Mary Davey who was Gracie's lifelong friend, travelling companion and confidante. Ding Davey was Mary's husband. As such, this collection offers possibly the most revealing insight into the private thoughts,hopes and desires of Gracie Fields ever to be released into the public domain.
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Notes: Mary refers to Mary Davy, Gracie's life long friend, travelling companion and confidante.