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Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953), Author and poet

(Joseph) Hilaire Pierre Belloc

Sitter associated with 17 portraits
Poet, editor, journalist and author of biographies, topographical works, political novels, histories and much writing in the Roman Catholic cause. Born in France, Belloc became a naturalized British citizen in 1902 and was Liberal MP for South Salford (1906-10). Among his best-loved poems are those in the Bad Child's Book of Beasts (1898) and Cautionary Tales (1907).

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P21

Hilaire Belloc

by T. & R. Annan & Sons
vintage bromide print, 1910
NPG P21

4341

Unknown man, formerly known as Hilaire Belloc

by Unknown artist
oil on millboard, 1920s or 1930s?
NPG 4341

3664

Hilaire Belloc

by Sir (John) Bernard Partridge
pencil, published in Punch 17 August 1927
NPG 3664

4008

Hilaire Belloc

by Daphne Pollen (née Baring)
chalk, 1932
NPG 4008

P700

Hilaire Belloc

by John Gay
vintage bromide print, 1948
NPG P700

x707

Hilaire Belloc

by George Charles Beresford
vintage print, 17 January 1904
NPG x707

x708

Hilaire Belloc

by George Charles Beresford
sepia platinotype, 17 January 1904
NPG x708

x87252

Hilaire Belloc

by Alvin Langdon Coburn
photogravure, 20 January 1908
NPG x87252

Ax7784

Hilaire Belloc

by Alvin Langdon Coburn
photogravure, 20 January 1908
NPG Ax7784

x7930

Hilaire Belloc

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
vintage bromide print, 1915
NPG x7930

x47310

Hilaire Belloc

by John Gay
vintage bromide print, 1948
NPG x47310

x47291

Hilaire Belloc

by John Gay
bromide print, 1948
NPG x47291

x47307

Hilaire Belloc

by John Gay
bromide print, 1948
NPG x47307

D4524

Hilaire Belloc

after Sir David Low
relief halftone, published 17 April 1926
NPG D4524

D42388

Hilaire Belloc

after Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
colour offset lithographic cigarette card, 1937
NPG D42388

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