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Photographs of Frederick Delius and Percy Grainger, 1927

Identifier: Coll-1848/17-0188/3

Scope and Contents

The photographs are mounted together on a cardboard frame, and are captioned 'Delius at Grez-sur-Loing, Gordon Bryan, 1927'. One photograph shows Frederick Delius sitting in a chair in his garden, with one of his German nurse reading to him; the second photograph shows a young man in the same garden who could be Percy Grainger (Australian-born composer, arranger and pianist who was a staunch admirer of Delius); and the third is just a overall view of the garden.


  • Creation: 1927

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the repository in advance.


3 mounted photographs.

Physical Location

5.05 in grey plan chest, shelf 1

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found in a cupboard with orchestral part on the 3rd floor of the Main Library. It is possible that it was given as a gift when the Music Faculty was still in Allison House.

Processing Information

Catalogued by Aline Brodin in November 2017.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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