Letter from R L Russell, 12.2.1940 (2)

Letter from R L Russell, 12.2.1940 (2)

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Double sided handwritten letter to Sam Henry. Dated 12th February, 1940. Writes re linocuts and those done by Billy Russell Jr of the fisherman 'codding' the clergyman and Sadie Stirling. He has tried to fix two blocks by Billy Russell Senior and discusses whether they will print well enough. Mentions using Jean's photo 'tuk'. Remarks on the improvments in the pupil's work and in particular that of Stanley Colinson and Josiah Spence. Suggests to Sam to let the pupils redo their blocks before his book is published.