Barbara Bentley (née Hastings)(1908-1989), Children's book author; wife of Nicolas Clerihew Bentley; daughter of Sir Patrick Gardiner Hastings
Sitter in 2 portraits
The daughter of barrister Sir Patrick Hastings. Bentley married the author and cartoonist Nicolas Bentley in 1934, and he illustrated a number of children's books that she wrote, including Lobby Lobster (1943) and Mustapha Monkey (1945).
by Francis Goodman
nine 2 1/4 inch square film negatives, 1945