TURTLE, Sylvia (fl 1980-1990)
|Reference code(s)||: GB 0074 LMA/4313|
|Held at||: London Metropolitan Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection|
|Full title||: TURTLE, Sylvia (fl 1980-1990)|
|Level of description||: Collection|
|Extent||: 0.07 linear metres.|
|Name of creator(s)||: Turtle | Sylvia | fl 1980-1990 | amateur photographer|
These sketches and photographs were taken by Sylvia Turtle in the 1980's and 1990's as part of a photography course and also because of her interest in the Clerkenwell area and its development over the years.
Scope and content/abstract:
Photographs and sketches of the Clerkenwell area by Sylvia Turtle, showing the development of the area including images of storm damage in Charterhouse Square in 1987 and a poster produced during office developments in the 1990's showing a skull formed out of buildings and the words 'Death by Development'.
The collection also includes a letter written in 1941 to Sylvia Turtle's aunt from Simpkin Marshall Book Centre regarding their old fashioned service and their 'Dickensian Staff' and displaying War time spirit '... to show the Germans that they cannot part old friends with their bombs, and fires, and bloody murder.'
Access & Use
Language/scripts of material:
System of arrangement:
Collection divided into two sections: LMA/4313/A: Photographs and Sketches; LMA/4313/B: Correspondence.
Conditions governing access:
Available for general access.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
Gifted to the Archive in November 2001.
Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions:
Records prepared May to September 2011.
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