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Walter de la Mare (1873-1956), Poet and writer

Sitter in 64 portraits
Poet, novelist and anthologist. De la Mare worked for the Anglo-American Oil Co. until in 1908 he turned to writing full-time. In all he wrote some 50 books including many for children. Imaginative, whimsical and sometimes grotesque, his writing often draws on the dream-world. Among his best-known works are The Listeners (1912), Peacock Pie (1913) and The Traveller (1946).

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Philip Edward Morrell; Walter de la Mare; Colin de la Mare

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1926
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Walter de la Mare

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1926
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William Butler Yeats; Walter de la Mare

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, Summer 1930
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William Butler Yeats; Walter de la Mare and others

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, Summer 1930
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Walter de la Mare; William Butler Yeats

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, Summer 1930
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(Helen) Hope Mirrlees; Walter de la Mare; Lady Ottoline Morrell

by Unknown photographer
vintage snapshot print, late 1931
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Walter de la Mare

by Howard Coster
vintage bromide print, 1934
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Walter de la Mare

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1934
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Walter de la Mare

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
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Walter de la Mare

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
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Walter de la Mare

by Howard Coster
10 x 8 inch film negative, 1934
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Walter de la Mare

by Howard Coster
10 x 8 inch film negative, 1934
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Philip Edward Morrell; Walter de la Mare

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, September 1935
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Walter de la Mare

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, September 1935
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Walter de la Mare; Lady Ottoline Morrell

by Unknown photographer
vintage snapshot print, 1935
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Walter de la Mare

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1936
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Walter de la Mare

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1936
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