Dylan Thomas

Welsh poet Dylan Thomas (1914-1953) is being fêted in his homeland and abroad on the eve of what would be his 100th birthday. Thomas' works include 'Do not go gentle into that good night' and 'The hunchback in the park.'  The subject of much literary criticism and commentary

An archive of Dylan Thomas material is to be sold at Bonhams next Fine Books, Atlases, Manuscripts and Photographs Sale on 12 November in London. It features two bounced cheques  made out by Thomas to Phil Richards, the landlord of The Cross House Inn, the poet’s local pub at Laugharne where he lived for many years. Further material in the

A fine selection of original material by Dylan Thomas which has remained unseen for many years is to be offered at Bonhams Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Photographs sale in London on June 18.  It is being sold by The Trustees for the Copyrights of Dylan Thomas. This year is the centenary of the poet’s birth.

Among the items are two

New York—May 20, 2013—The centenary celebration of Dylan Thomas’s birth (born Swansea: October 27, 1914; died New York City: November 9, 1953)—Dylan Thomas 100—continues in Wales with news of additional multi-disciplinary events being added to the festival’s creative mix. 

An inspiration for poet-musicians like Bob Dylan and John Lennon and actors like Richard Burton,

Bonhams is to sell a fine photographic portrait of Dylan Thomas standing outside the Boathouse in Laugharne taken by the American photographer Rollie McKenna and printed personally by her.

 

It features in the sale of The Roy Davids Collection Part III: Poetry: Poetical Manuscripts and Portraits of Poets at Bonhams, New Bond Street on 8 May.   

 

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