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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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Ax144077

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
NPG Ax144078

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Walter de la Mare

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1936
NPG Ax144079

Ax144080

Walter de la Mare

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1936
NPG Ax144080

x1503

Walter de la Mare

by Herbert Lambert
bromide fibre print, November 1937
NPG x1503

x27027

Walter de la Mare

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 26 June 1939
NPG x27027

x27028

Walter de la Mare

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 26 June 1939
NPG x27028

x27029

Walter de la Mare

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 26 June 1939
NPG x27029

x21951

Walter de la Mare

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, June 1939
NPG x21951

x47308

Walter de la Mare

by John Gay
bromide print, 1948
NPG x47308

x126510

Walter de la Mare

by John Gay
vintage bromide print, 1948
NPG x126510

x126511

Walter de la Mare

by John Gay
vintage bromide print, 1948
NPG x126511

x14351

Walter de la Mare

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, circa 1950
NPG x14351

x30008

Walter de la Mare

by Norman Parkinson
bromide print, 1951
NPG x30008

x88207

Walter de la Mare

by Mark Gerson
modern bromide print, August 1953
NPG x88207

x13363

Walter de la Mare

by Mark Gerson
bromide print, August 1953
NPG x13363

D2259

Walter de la Mare

by Walter Tittle
lithograph, 1922
NPG D2259

D18340

Walter de la Mare and Little Red Riding Hood

by Robert Stewart Sherriffs
ink and crayon, 1929
NPG D18340

D42395

Walter de la Mare

after Unknown artist
colour offset lithographic cigarette card, 1937
NPG D42395

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