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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 - NPG 2773

Robert Bridges

by William Strang
goldpoint, engraved 1898
NPG 2773

Robert Bridges, by William Strang - NPG 5979

Robert Bridges

by William Strang
goldpoint, 1898
NPG 5979

Robert Bridges, by Theodore Spicer-Simson - NPG 2044

Robert Bridges

by Theodore Spicer-Simson
plasticine medallion, 1922
NPG 2044

Robert Bridges, by Alvin Langdon Coburn - NPG Ax7799

Robert Bridges

by Alvin Langdon Coburn
photogravure, 11 April 1913
NPG Ax7799

Robert Bridges, by Will Stroud - NPG x4299

Robert Bridges

by Will Stroud
bromide print on card mount, 1923
NPG x4299

Robert Bridges, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax141907

Robert Bridges

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, late 1924
NPG Ax141907

'Robert Bridges with a clavichord given him for his 80th birthday', by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax142018

'Robert Bridges with a clavichord given him for his 80th birthday'

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, October 1924
NPG Ax142018

'Robert Bridges with a clavichord given him for his 80th birthday', by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax142019

'Robert Bridges with a clavichord given him for his 80th birthday'

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, October 1924
NPG Ax142019

'The Poet Laureate' (Robert Bridges), by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax142022

'The Poet Laureate' (Robert Bridges)

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, October 1924
NPG Ax142022

'The Poet Laureate' (Robert Bridges), by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax142024

'The Poet Laureate' (Robert Bridges)

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, October 1924
NPG Ax142024

Virginia Woolf; Robert Bridges, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax142575

Virginia Woolf; Robert Bridges

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 26 June 1926
NPG Ax142575

Robert Bridges, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax142576

Robert Bridges

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 26 June 1926
NPG Ax142576

Robert Bridges, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax142577

Robert Bridges

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 26 June 1926
NPG Ax142577

Virginia Woolf; Robert Bridges, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax142578

Virginia Woolf; Robert Bridges

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 26 June 1926
NPG Ax142578

Robert Bridges; Aldous Huxley, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax142579

Robert Bridges; Aldous Huxley

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 26 June 1926
NPG Ax142579

Robert Bridges, by Sir William Rothenstein - NPG D32095

Robert Bridges

by Sir William Rothenstein
lithograph, 1897
NPG D32095

Robert Bridges, by Sir William Rothenstein - NPG D32097

Robert Bridges

by Sir William Rothenstein
lithograph, 1897
NPG D32097

Robert Bridges, by William Strang - NPG D1099

Robert Bridges

by William Strang
etching, 1898
NPG D1099

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