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25 People in group: Great War grouping; The Great War: Conscientious Objectors

1916 brought the introduction of conscription with the Military Service Act, and objection became a formal stance, with thousands of mens fates decided by the Military Service Tribunal. Most were put to war work on non combatant duties at aid posts, or driving field ambulances, but many where imprisoned for total refusal to take any part in any wartime activity. Garsington Manor became home to Phillip and Lady Ottoline Morrell in 1914, and from 1916 they invited their friends, many of whom where conscie

Aldous Huxley

1894-1963
Novelist
Sitter associated with 112 portraits

D.H. Lawrence

1885-1930
Novelist and poet
Sitter associated with 18 portraits

Lady Ottoline Morrell

1873-1938
Patron of the arts; half-sister of 6th Duke of Portland; wife of Philip Edward Morrell
Sitter associated with 595 portraits | Artist associated with 1696 portraits

Lytton Strachey

1880-1932
Critic and biographer; son of Sir Richard Strachey
Sitter associated with 136 portraits | Artist associated with 5 portraits

Harold Begbie

1871-1929
Author and journalist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Clive Bell

1881-1964
Art critic
Sitter in 27 portraits

Hon. Dorothy Eugenie Brett

1883-1977
Painter; daughter of the 2nd Viscount Esher
Sitter in 35 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait

David Garnett

1892-1981
Writer
Sitter in 6 portraits

Mark Gertler

1891-1939
Painter
Sitter associated with 98 portraits | Artist of 4 portraits

Duncan Grant

1885-1978
Artist
Sitter associated with 28 portraits | Artist of 9 portraits

Stephen Henry Hobhouse

1881-1961
Writer on Prisons; eldest son of Henry Hobhouse; husband of Rosa Waugh
Sitter in 1 portrait

(Reginald) Clifford Allen, 1st Baron Allen of Hurtwood

1889-1939
Politician; Pacifist; Chairman of the No-Conscription Fellowship in the Great War
Sitter in 4 portraits

(William) Miles Malleson

1888-1969
Actor, dramatist and stage director
Sitter in 9 portraits

Edmund Dene Morel

1873-1924
Radical politician; writer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Philip Edward Morrell

1870-1943
Politician; husband of Lady Ottoline Morrell
Sitter associated with 191 portraits | Artist associated with 341 portraits

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

1872-1970
Philosopher and social reformer
Sitter associated with 104 portraits

Fredegond Shove (nee Maitland)

1889-1949
Poet
Sitter in 7 portraits

Gerald Frank Shove

1887-1947
Economist
Sitter in 9 portraits

Ethel Snowden (nee Annakin), Viscountess Snowden

1881-1951
Socialist, suffragist, and peace campaigner; wife of Philip Snowden, Viscount Snowden; daughter of Richard Annakin
Sitter in 10 portraits

Adrian Stephen

1883-1948
Psychoanalyst; son of Sir Leslie Stephen
Sitter in 7 portraits