the 16th of June 1996
the years 1935 to 1938 Elizabeth travelled with her mother
around the world. The first two years they stayed in Japan.
After that they travelled through America. They went to
England, where they had an exhibition, and visited some of
the most famous museums in Holland and Germany.
At the end of this period (1938), they stayed for
three weeks in Hungary. This was the last time Elizabeth met
her father again.
continued, "we went from Santiniketan to Japan. And to
America." Dagmar asked, "to America also?"
Elizabeth said, "yes, we had our exhibition in New
York. And then to England. But mother received a letter from
Tagore in New York saying, if you want to see me again then
you better hurry up and come back. The letter was meant for
both of us. He treated us like sisters.
So we had to kind of hurry. We went over to Europe.
Mother wanted to show me the European art. We went to
Rembrand's House. Through Germany to Munich." Dagmar
remembered, "where your train was stopped ..."Yes,
Elizabeth, "and then we went for three weeks to
After our exhibition in London, we packed our
paintings and shipped them off with Thomas Cook ... And they
were eventually stolen." Dagmar exclaimed, "what,
they were stolen?" Elizabeth said, "yes, a hundred
interrupted us. She had made lunch. So we all enjoyed the