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James Evershed Agate (1877-1947), Drama critic

Sitter in 21 portraits
Drama critic; contributed reviews to Daily Dispatch (1906); went on to become a highly influential critic for both The Sunday TImes (1923-47) and the BBC (1925-32); his diaries, published in nine volumes under the title Ego (1935-48) vividly evoke the personalities and the cultural life of his day.

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James Evershed Agate

by Felix H. Man (Hans Baumann)
bromide print, 1939
NPG x1148