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A rare glimpse into J.R.R. Tolkien’s world: Photos of Tolkien in his study and letters that give rare glimpse into the Lord of the Rings author’s secretive world sell for £40,000 at auction

Daily Mail } Bhvishya Patel | Katie Feehan

Intimate photographs and letters providing a rare glimpse into J.R.R Tolkien’s secretive world have been sold for almost £40,000. 

The archive of images showing the Lord of the Rings author relaxing in his study and in his garden with his wife Edith were taken by society photographer Pamela Chandler — whose reputation led to photographic commissions from celebrities, royalty and major literary publishers during the 1960s.

The collection includes an image of Tolkien in his study with his own hand-drawn [sic] map of Middle Earth [sic] where The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings trilogy [sic] was set.…

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date recorded 📅2022-01-05
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