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Robert Malise Bowyer Nichols (1893-1944), Poet

Sitter in 5 portraits
Poet and playwright. Commissioned into the Royal Field Artillery in 1914, Nichols served on the Western Front until invalided home with shell-shock in August 1916. His reputation as a war poet rests mainly on the poems in Ardours and Endurances (1917). He later enjoyed success in America with a play, Wings over Europe (1928).

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P785

Robert Malise Bowyer Nichols

by Malcolm Arbuthnot
platinotype mounted on photographer's card, circa 1915
NPG P785

P979

Robert Malise Bowyer Nichols

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P979

Ax140743

Robert Malise Bowyer Nichols

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1920
NPG Ax140743

x90852

Robert Malise Bowyer Nichols

by Elliott & Fry
vintage print, 1945
NPG x90852