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Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

(1872-1970), Philosopher, mathematician and social reformer

Sitter in 113 portraits
Grandson of the Liberal Foreign Secretary and Prime Minister, Earl (Lord John) Russell, Bertrand made significant contributions to logic, epistemology and mathematics that established him as one of the foremost philosophers of the twentieth century. He published his first work, An Essay on the Foundations of Geometry (1897), at the age of 25. This was followed by The Principles of Mathematics (1903) and Principia Mathematica (1910-13). A pacifist during the First World War, he was imprisoned in 1918. Russell gave the first Reith lectures on radio in 1949. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1950, and became the first President of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) in 1958.

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Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(321)

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1945 or before
NPG 4529(321)

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax160682

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, oval, 1873-1874
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Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax160683

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Unknown photographer
bromide copy print, circa 1876
NPG Ax160683

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax160684

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Unknown photographer
modern bromide copy print, circa 1878
NPG Ax160684

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax160681

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Unknown photographer
bromide copy print, circa 1880
NPG Ax160681

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax160685

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Unknown photographer
bromide copy print, 1880
NPG Ax160685

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax160680

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Unknown photographer
albumen print on card, 1894
NPG Ax160680

The Wedding of Bertrand Russell and Alys Pearsall Smith, by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax160690

The Wedding of Bertrand Russell and Alys Pearsall Smith

by Unknown photographer
printing-out paper print on card, 13 December 1894
NPG Ax160690

The Wedding of Bertrand Russell and Alys Pearsall Smith, by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax160689

The Wedding of Bertrand Russell and Alys Pearsall Smith

by Unknown photographer
albumen print on card, 13 December 1894
NPG Ax160689

'A Quaker wedding' (The marriage of Bertrand Russell and Alys Pearsall Smith), after Richard Morris Smith - NPG Ax160691

'A Quaker wedding' (The marriage of Bertrand Russell and Alys Pearsall Smith)

after Richard Morris Smith
photograph of drawing, 13 December 1894
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Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG Ax160721

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
halftone reproduction, 1907
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Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG Ax160723

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
halftone reproduction, 1907
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Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by Hugh Cecil (Hugh Cecil Saunders) - NPG x46605

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Hugh Cecil (Hugh Cecil Saunders)
vintage bromide print, mid-late 1910s
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x46605

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell; John Maynard Keynes, Baron Keynes; Lytton Strachey, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax140438

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell; John Maynard Keynes, Baron Keynes; Lytton Strachey

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1915
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG Ax140438

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by Julian Ottoline Vinogradoff (née Morrell) - NPG Ax140440

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Julian Ottoline Vinogradoff (née Morrell)
vintage snapshot print, 1915
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG Ax140440

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell; John Maynard Keynes, Baron Keynes; Lytton Strachey, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax140439

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell; John Maynard Keynes, Baron Keynes; Lytton Strachey

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1915
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG Ax140439

'Picnic in the woods', by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax140441

'Picnic in the woods'

by Unknown photographer
vintage snapshot print, September 1915
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
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'Picnic in the woods', by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax140442

'Picnic in the woods'

by Unknown photographer
vintage snapshot print, September 1915
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG Ax140442

'Picnic in the woods', by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax140444

'Picnic in the woods'

by Unknown photographer
vintage snapshot print, September 1915
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG Ax140444

Garsington visitors, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax140546

Garsington visitors

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1916
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG Ax140546

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax140608

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1917
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG Ax140608

Lytton Strachey; Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell; Philip Edward Morrell, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax140630

Lytton Strachey; Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell; Philip Edward Morrell

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1917
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG Ax140630

Lytton Strachey; Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell; Philip Edward Morrell, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax140632

Lytton Strachey; Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell; Philip Edward Morrell

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1917
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG Ax140632

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax140817

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1920
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG Ax140817

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax141362

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1922
NPG Ax141362

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax142040

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, late 1924
NPG Ax142040

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax142041

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, late 1924
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Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax142042

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, late 1924
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Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax142305

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, October 1925
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Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax142388

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1926
NPG Ax142388

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax142973

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1928
NPG Ax142973

Bertrand Russell, 3rd Earl Russell with his children, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax143954

Bertrand Russell, 3rd Earl Russell with his children

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1935
NPG Ax143954

Bertrand Russell, 3rd Earl Russell with his children, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax143955

Bertrand Russell, 3rd Earl Russell with his children

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1935
NPG Ax143955

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81293

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 23 October 1936
NPG x81293

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81294

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 23 October 1936
NPG x81294

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