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Sir Edwin Lutyens (1869-1944), Architect and President of the Royal Academy

Sitter associated with 28 portraits
Born in London in 1869. He studied as a pupil under Ernest George until he established his own practice. Shortly after establishing his practice he met Gertrude Jekyll who collaborated on the landscape portion of many of his subsequent commissions and through her social connections, helped Lutyens accumulate many more commissions. Best known for his romantic country houses and designs for New Delhi (1913-30), Lutyen's also designed a number of war memorials including the Cenotaph (1919). His ambitious designs for Liverpool's Roman Catholic cathedral were never completed. Knighted in 1918, received the Gold Medal of the RIBA in 1921 and was made President of the Royal Academy in 1938.

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Sir Edwin Lutyens

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1942
NPG x14407

D33411

Sir Edwin Lutyens

by Powys Evans
pencil, 1920s
NPG D33411

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Matthew White Ridley, 4th Viscount Ridley; Sir Edwin Lutyens

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
whole-plate film negative, 27 March 1930
NPG x70241

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Matthew White Ridley, 4th Viscount Ridley; Sir Edwin Lutyens

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
whole-plate film negative, 27 March 1930
NPG x70244

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Sir Edwin Lutyens

by Walter Stoneman
negative, copied January 1942
NPG x163275

x10689

Sir Edwin Lutyens

by Howard Coster
print, 1942
NPG x10689

x174668

Sir Edwin Lutyens

by Bassano & Vandyk Studios, after Elliott & Fry
half-plate film negative, 26 August 1969
NPG x174668

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Sir Edwin Lutyens

by Bassano & Vandyk Studios, after Elliott & Fry
half-plate film negative, 26 August 1969
NPG x174669