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Sir Edmund William Gosse

(1849-1928), Poet, writer and author of 'Father and Son'

Sitter in 25 portraits
Critic and author; held posts in the British Museum, the Board of Trade and the House of Lords Library; published many volumes of verse, criticism and biography and became one of the most influential literary figures of the age. Gosse also introduced Ibsen to the English public, translating two of his plays, but is now best remembered for Father and Son, 1907, a powerful portrait of his overbearing father.

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Sir Edmund William Gosse; Thomas Hardy, by William Bellows - NPG x17364

Sir Edmund William Gosse; Thomas Hardy

by William Bellows
cream-toned bromide print, 29 June 1927
NPG x17364

Sir Edmund William Gosse, by The Autotype Company, after  Sir Francis Bernard ('Frank') Dicksee - NPG D20806

Sir Edmund William Gosse

by The Autotype Company, after Sir Francis Bernard ('Frank') Dicksee
collotype, (1912)
NPG D20806

Sir Edmund William Gosse, by The Autotype Company, after  Sir Francis Bernard ('Frank') Dicksee - NPG D9768

Sir Edmund William Gosse

by The Autotype Company, after Sir Francis Bernard ('Frank') Dicksee
collotype, (1912)
NPG D9768

Sir Edmund William Gosse, by The Autotype Company, after  Sir Francis Bernard ('Frank') Dicksee - NPG D18072

Sir Edmund William Gosse

by The Autotype Company, after Sir Francis Bernard ('Frank') Dicksee
collotype, (1912)
NPG D18072

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Sir Edmund William Gosse

by James Russell & Sons
albumen cabinet card, 1897
NPG x15146

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