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Laurence Binyon (1869-1943), Poet and art historian

Sitter in 18 portraits
Poet, art-historian and critic; served with the Red Cross during the First World War; wrote 'For the Fallen', 1914, which includes the lines used in Remembrance Day services: 'They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old ...'; Keeper of Oriental Prints and Drawings, British Museum and author of various related works.

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3185

Laurence Binyon

by William Strang
pencil, 1901
NPG 3185

Ax136148

Laurence Binyon

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1934
NPG Ax136148

x10379

Laurence Binyon

by Howard Coster
10 x 8 inch film negative, 1934
NPG x10379

x10383

Laurence Binyon

by Howard Coster
10 x 8 inch film negative, 1934
NPG x10383

x2966

Laurence Binyon

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x2966

x2967

Laurence Binyon

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x2967

x2968

Laurence Binyon

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x2968

x1739

Laurence Binyon

by Howard Coster
bromide print, published 1943
NPG x1739

D5436

Laurence Binyon

by William Strang, printed by David Strang
drypoint, 1898
NPG D5436

D20933

Laurence Binyon

by Sir William Rothenstein
lithograph, 1898
NPG D20933

D32977

Laurence Binyon

by Sir William Rothenstein
lithograph, published 1899 (1898)
NPG D32977

x6441

Laurence Binyon

by George Charles Beresford
dry-plate glass negative
NPG x6441

x964

Laurence Binyon

by Hector Ernest Murchison
bromide print, circa 1913
NPG x964

Ax3517

Laurence Binyon

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1934
NPG Ax3517

x10380

Laurence Binyon

by Howard Coster
10 x 8 inch film negative, 1934
NPG x10380

x10381

Laurence Binyon

by Howard Coster
10 x 8 inch film negative, 1934
NPG x10381

x10382

Laurence Binyon

by Howard Coster
10 x 8 inch film negative, 1934
NPG x10382

x2965

Laurence Binyon

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x2965

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