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The angel of Charleston : Grace Higgens, housekeeper to the Bloomsbury group

Author: Stewart MacKay
Publisher: London : The British Library, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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LITERARY STUDIES: FROM C 1900 -. Grace Higgens (1903-1983), described by Duncan Grant as 'the angel of Charleston', arrived at the Gordon Square house of Vanessa Bell in June 1920. She was to remain with the family for fifty years as housemaid, nurse, cook and finally housekeeper at Charleston, the country house in Sussex where the Bell family spent their holidays during the interwar period and then lived  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Grace Higgens; Vanessa Bell; Vanessa Bell; Duncan Grant; Vanessa Bell; Duncan Grant; Grace Higgens; Grace Higgens; Vanessa Bell; Duncan Grant
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stewart MacKay
ISBN: 9780712358675 0712358676
OCLC Number: 852806539
Description: vi, 153 pages + [1] page publisher's ad : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Stewart MacKay.

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Grace Higgens (1903-1983), described by Duncan Grant as 'the angel of Charleston', arrived at the Gordon Square house of Vanessa Bell in June 1920. She was to remain with the family for fifty years  Read more...

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