Tuesday, September 17, 2013

With Clare Sheridan, 1921


Writer and sculptress Sheridan (a cousin of Winston Churchill) spent several days with Charlie in November 1921. She created a bust of him & camped on the beach with him & her son, Dickie. No one knows for sure if they were actually lovers. However, in her memoir, The Naked Truth, Clare wrote the following: “Dear Charlie, how funny it would have been if … and on the whole not so unsuitable but …” (the dots are hers).

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