In Token of Gratitude

DATE: 2022

DIRECTOR: Lucy Brennan Shiel


OVERVIEW: This short documentary released in 2022
is an interview with Harriet Shaw Weaver’s great niece Harriet Cole (nee Weaver). She remembers her aunt ‘Hat’ with great affection and renewed admiration in the light of new insights. James Joyce dedicated the No 1 hand printed first edition copy of his groundbreaking novel Ulysses to Harriet Shaw Weaver with the inscription ‘In token of gratitude’. It significantly marks his appreciation for all her support throughout his life. It was filmed at the Martello Tower in Eastbourne, UK .