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(Joan) Pernel Strachey (1876-1951), College head and french scholar

Sitter in 22 portraits
College head and French scholar. The eighth of ten surviving children of Sir Richard and Jane Strachey; her brothers included the central Bloomsbury figure Lytton Strachey. Pernel specialised in French at Newnham College and returned as a lecturer, becoming director of studies in modern and medieval languages in 1907. As Principal of the College (1923-41) she encouraged equality for women and the entry of women into new fields of employment.

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x13149

(Joan) Pernel Strachey

by Robert Faulkner & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1879
NPG x13149

x13150

(Joan) Pernel Strachey

by Thomas Fall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1879
NPG x13150

x13151

(Joan) Pernel Strachey

by Thomas Fall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1879
NPG x13151

x13152

(Joan) Pernel Strachey

by Thomas Fall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1879
NPG x13152

x13110

The Strachey family

by Thomas Fall
albumen print, 1885
NPG x13110

x32166

The Strachey family

by Graystone Bird
albumen print on the photographer's printed mount, circa 1893
NPG x32166

x13119

The Strachey children

by Graystone Bird
albumen print on the photographer's printed mount, circa 1893
NPG x13119

x13118

Sir Richard Strachey and daughters

by Graystone Bird
albumen print on the photographer's printed mount, circa 1893
NPG x13118

x13111

Lady Strachey and daughters

by Graystone Bird
albumen print, circa 1893
NPG x13111

x13166

(Joan) Pernel Strachey; Richard John Strachey

by Unknown photographer
platinum print, circa 1893
NPG x13166

x13122

The Strachey family

by Graystone Bird
albumen print on the photographer's printed mount, circa 1893
NPG x13122

x13121

The Strachey family

by Graystone Bird
albumen print on the photographer's printed mount, circa 1893
NPG x13121

x13128

Marie Claire Souvestre; (Joan) Pernel Strachey; Jane Maria (née Grant), Lady Strachey

by Unknown photographer
sepia glossy print on card mount, 5 November 1899
NPG x13128

x38568

(Joan) Pernel Strachey

by Unknown photographer
vintage snapshot print, circa 1899
NPG x38568

x13084

(Joan) Pernel Strachey; Lytton Strachey

by Unknown photographer
vintage snapshot print, 1901-1902
NPG x13084

x13083

(Joan) Pernel Strachey

by Unknown photographer
vintage snapshot print, circa 1920
NPG x13083

x88546

Philippa Strachey; Joan Pernel Strachey

by Rachel Pearsall Conn ('Ray') Strachey (née Costelloe)
film negative, 1921
NPG x88546

x88551

Christopher Strachey; Pippa Strachey; (Joan) Pernel Strachey; and 2 other children

by Rachel Pearsall Conn ('Ray') Strachey (née Costelloe)
4 1/2 x 3 1/4 inch negative, 1921
NPG x88551

x38569

(Joan) Pernel Strachey; Marjorie Strachey

by Unknown photographer
vintage snapshot print, 18 may 1939
NPG x38569

x31089

(Joan) Pernel Strachey

by Ramsey & Muspratt
bromide print, 1939
NPG x31089

D239

(Joan) Pernel Strachey

by Rachel Pearsall Conn ('Ray') Strachey (née Costelloe)
oil on board, late 1920s or early 1930s
NPG D239

x13120

The Strachey family

by Graystone Bird
albumen print on the photographer's printed mount, circa 1893
NPG x13120