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Vera Brittain (1893-1970), Writer, pacifist and feminist

Sitter in 25 portraits
Writer, pacifist and feminist; served as VAD during First World War; works include two autobiographical volumes; Testament of Youth (1933) and Testament of Experience (1957), and also Testament of Friendship (1940), a commemoration of her friendship with Winifred Holtby; joined Peace pledge Union (1937) and campaigned as a pacifist during Second World War; mother of Shirley Williams.

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Vera Brittain

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
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Vera Brittain

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x3145

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Vera Brittain

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x3146

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Vera Brittain

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x3147

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Vera Brittain

by Press Portrait Bureau
bromide press print, 1965
NPG x184262