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Edmund Blunden (1896-1974), Poet, writer and teacher

Sitter in 21 portraits
Poet of the First and Second World Wars, writer and teacher; served with the Royal Sussex Regiment in Flanders and awarded an MC; printed three pamphlets of verse (1916), but it was Undertones of War, the prose classic based on his wartime experiences which brought him wide recognition; a scholar of the Romantic period and biographer of Leigh Hunt.

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Edmund Blunden

by Reginald John ('Rex') Whistler
pencil, 1929
NPG 6254