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Helen Bradley (1900-1979)
Helen Bradley (1900-1979)

The Enchanted Garden

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Helen Bradley (1900-1979)
The Enchanted Garden
signed Helen Bradley and with fly, both lower left, signed again, dated and inscribed on a label attached to the backboard The Enchanted Garden was very/beautiful in April, when Father thought it would be better to send Mother, George and I also the Aunts, Grandma and Miss/Carter (who wore pink) to Grandpa's at Blackpool/to be safely out of the way of the Suffragettes/in Lees. We saw for the first time the/Wild Cherries in flower and small trees/covered in the palest pink blossoms/which Grandpa said was the Crab apple, George and I had never seen trees/with blossom which covered them like/snow, also in the Enchanted Garden was/the pond which would soon be full of frogs/and tadpoles and the year was 1908/Helen Layfield Bradley 1975
watercolour and gouache
10½ x 14½in. (26.7 x 36.8cm.)
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