Ancestry.com. John Constable's Correspondence With His Family [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2003.Original data: Beckett, R.B., ed.. John Constable's Correspondence. The Family at East Bergholt 1807-1837. Suffolk, England: Suffolk Records Society, 1962.
This database is a collection of letters between John Constable, one of Britain's most famous landscape artists, and his family. Born in East Bergholt, Suffolk, Constable's correspondence letters were originally compiled to portray in narrative form early nineteenth century life in this Suffolk village. While this database would be primarily useful to those interested in this area's local history, it may also be interesting to study the biographical details of a renowned artist.