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Aldous Huxley (1894-1963), Novelist

Sitter in 113 portraits
During the interwar years, Huxley was arguably Britain's best-known novelist following the international success of Brave New World (1932). Its success came after a string of satirical works: Crome Yellow (1921), Antic Hay (1923) and Those Barren Leaves (1925). Huxley later settled in the USA. There, the tone of his writing gravitated towards pacifism and metaphysics, prompted partly by interest in Hindu Vedantist thought. These aspects of his development are evident in Ends and Means (1937). His later writing was preoccupied with the potential of human capability, notably in the autobiographical The Doors of Perception (1953), written under the influence of mescaline.

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Aldous Huxley

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
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Aldous Huxley with Lady Ottoline Morrell's pug Soie

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1917
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Aldous Huxley

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1917
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Aldous Huxley; Mark Gertler; Arthur Murry

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1917
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Aldous Huxley; Arthur Murry

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1917
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Aldous Huxley; Hon. Dorothy Eugénie Brett

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1917
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Mark Gertler; Hon. Dorothy Eugénie Brett; Aldous Huxley

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1917
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Mark Gertler; Aldous Huxley; Hon. Dorothy Eugénie Brett

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1917
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Aldous Huxley; Hon. Dorothy Eugénie Brett; Mark Gertler

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1917
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Aldous Huxley; Hon. Dorothy Eugénie Brett; Mark Gertler

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1917
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Mark Gertler; Hon. Dorothy Eugénie Brett; Aldous Huxley

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1917
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Mark Gertler; Aldous Huxley; Hon. Dorothy Eugénie Brett

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1917
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The Huxley family

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1920
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Aldous Huxley; Matthew Huxley

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1920
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Aldous Huxley; Mr Brookes

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1920
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Aldous Huxley; unknown man

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1920
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