Caitlin Davies; Hunter Davies; Margaret Forster; Jake Davies
by Anthea Sieveking
bromide print, mid 1970s
16 1/8 in. x 12 in. (408 mm x 304 mm) overall
Given by Anthea Sieveking, 2013
- Caitlin Davies (1964-), Author, journalist and teacher; daughter of Margaret Forster and Hunter Davies. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Hunter Davies (1936-), Author, journalist and broadcaster. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Jake Davies, Son of of Margaret Forster and Hunter Davies. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Margaret Forster (1938-2016), Novelist, biographer and literary critic. Sitter in 4 portraits.
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