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38 People in group:

Great War grouping; The Great War: Poets

There was no official scheme during the Great War for poets, but among the most recognised are Wilfred Owen, Edward Thomas, Siegfried Sassoon, Vera Brittain and Rupert Brooke. Inspired by the conflict, these poets would create work during the war period, drawing on their own experiences and reflections.

Dame Margaret Isabel Cole

1893-1980
Writer on socialism; wife of George Douglas Howard Cole
Sitter in 7 portraits

Thomas William Hodgson Crosland

1865-1924
Editor, poet and writer
Sitter in 2 portraits

Gilbert Frankau

1884-1952
Writer
Sitter in 16 portraits

Wilfrid Wilson Gibson

1878-1962
Poet
Sitter in 17 portraits

Hon. Julian Henry Francis Grenfell

1888-1915
Soldier, poet and eldest son of 1st Baron Desborough
Sitter in 1 portrait

David Jones

1895-1974
Poet and artist
Sitter in 5 portraits

Frank Laurence ('F.L.') Lucas

1894-1967
Classical scholar, literary critic, poet and novelist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Percy Hugh Beverley Lyon

1893-1986
Headmaster of Rugby School and poet
Sitter in 1 portrait

Rose Macaulay

1881-1958
Author
Sitter in 6 portraits

Sir Edward Howard Marsh

1872-1953
Civil servant, scholar and patron of the arts
Sitter in 22 portraits

Charlotte Mary Mew

1869-1928
Poet
Sitter in 1 portrait

Alice Meynell (née Thompson)

1847-1922
Poet, essayist and journalist
Sitter in 7 portraits

Robert Malise Bowyer Nichols

1893-1944
Poet
Sitter in 5 portraits

Lady Margaret Sackville

1881-1963
Poet and children's writer; daughter of 7th Earl de la Warr
Sitter in 1 portrait

Charles Hamilton Sorley

1895-1915
Poet
Sitter in 1 portrait

Edward Wyndham Tennant

1897-1916
Poet; son of 1st Baron Glenconner and Lieutenant in the Grenadier Guards
Sitter in 4 portraits

Edward Thomas

1878-1917
Poet and critic
Sitter in 6 portraits

Sir (John) William Watson

1858-1935
Poet
Sitter in 9 portraits