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Robert Bridges (1844-1930), Poet Laureate

Sitter in 26 portraits
Bridges was educated at Eton and Oxford, where he met Gerard Manley Hopkins who became a close friend and an important influence on his poetry. Bridges' first book of poems was published in 1873 and was followed by many collections of verse, plays and critical writings. He was made Poet Laureate in 1913.

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Robert Bridges

by William Strang
goldpoint, engraved 1898
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Robert Bridges

by William Strang
goldpoint, 1898
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Robert Bridges

by Theodore Spicer-Simson
plasticine medallion, 1922
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Robert Bridges

by Alvin Langdon Coburn
photogravure, 11 April 1913
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Robert Bridges

by Will Stroud
bromide print on card mount, 1923
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Robert Bridges

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, late 1924
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'Robert Bridges with a clavichord given him for his 80th birthday'

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, October 1924
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'Robert Bridges with a clavichord given him for his 80th birthday'

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, October 1924
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'The Poet Laureate' (Robert Bridges)

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, October 1924
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'The Poet Laureate' (Robert Bridges)

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, October 1924
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Virginia Woolf; Robert Bridges

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 26 June 1926
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Robert Bridges

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 26 June 1926
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Robert Bridges

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 26 June 1926
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Virginia Woolf; Robert Bridges

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 26 June 1926
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Robert Bridges; Aldous Huxley

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 26 June 1926
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Robert Bridges

by Sir William Rothenstein
lithograph, 1897
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Robert Bridges

by Sir William Rothenstein
lithograph, 1897
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Robert Bridges

by William Strang
etching, 1898
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