“I write to beg that you will gratify me by taking a drive with me this afternoon. I shall call at five o’clock if that hour will suit your convenience…”
So began one of Woodrow Wilson’s messages to his first wife Ellen, penned in his own immaculate hand. Together they had three daughters and she went on to become First Lady. Sadly she died during the second year of his Presidency.
Wilson is famed for his ardent letters to Ellen… In another message he wrote:
“Please go to ride with us this evening, precious little girl, so that I can whisper something in your ear—something of my happiness and love, and accept this, in the meantime, as a piece out of my very heart, which is all yours but cannot be sent as I wish to send it by letter.”
These simple notes from the late 19th century inspired the following images, taken in a beautiful Georgian Somerset townhouse.
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