:: Photographs click any image with a coloured border to enlarge.

Many of these photographs were sourced from the book Tributes from her friends.

 

 
  1917
A casually posed photograph with Joy (left) aged 10, sitting beside 'Nurse' with sister Mags on the ground.
  c.1924
Formally posed studio portrait at Eastbourne.
  1933
Wedding day at Keats Grove. What isn't terribly clear from this 'thumbnail' is that Gerald is standing on the garden border to match Joy's height!
  1933
Photo taken by Gerald at Loch Lomond while on holiday. As used on this Web site.
  1933
  1940
  c.1946
Taken by Barbara Gomperts[1] while on holiday in Cornwall.
 

1955
Taken at Church Farm the year before Gerald's death and a certain strain seems to show in his face.

From left: Nigel, Gerald, Christopher, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Joy. Sitting: Lydia Riesenecker.

  1955
  1978
At a recording of Gerald's Clarinet Concerto, August.
  1986
Taken by Harry Crooks while Joy prepared the book 'In That Place'.
 

198?
Two photographs of Joy taken at Chelsea - more information required.

Both kindly supplied by Pamela Blevins.

   
  1990
Photo taken by son Nigel, in the conservatory at Bushey Leaze, May.
  1990
Joy with her first great-grandchild, James Lyne, 20th November, the day after his birth (taken by father Nicholas).
Notes:

1. Husband Coen Gomperts was drawn by Joy in 1964.

 

 
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