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Alfred Noyes

(1880-1958), Poet

Sitter in 28 portraits
Alfred Noyes was a poet, remembered chiefly for his lyrical verse. Noyes' first volume of poems, The Loom of Years (1902), published while he was still at the University of Oxford, was followed by others that showed patriotic fervour and a love for the sea. He taught modern English literature at Princeton University in the United States from 1914 to 1923. Of Noyes's later works, the most notable is the epic trilogy The Torch-Bearers (1922-30), which took as its theme the progress of science through the ages. His autobiography, Two Worlds for Memory, appeared in 1953.

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Alfred Noyes, by Sir (John) Bernard Partridge - NPG 3673

Alfred Noyes

by Sir (John) Bernard Partridge
pencil, published in Punch 28 August 1929
NPG 3673

Alfred Noyes, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x84010

Alfred Noyes

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 1922
NPG x84010

Alfred Noyes, by Howard Coster - NPG Ax2264

Alfred Noyes

by Howard Coster
print, 1929
NPG Ax2264

Alfred Noyes, by Howard Coster - NPG Ax136072

Alfred Noyes

by Howard Coster
vintage bromide print, 1929
NPG Ax136072

Alfred Noyes, by Howard Coster - NPG x24488

Alfred Noyes

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1929
NPG x24488

Alfred Noyes, by Howard Coster - NPG x24490

Alfred Noyes

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1929
NPG x24490

Alfred Noyes, by Howard Coster - NPG x24491

Alfred Noyes

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1929
NPG x24491

Alfred Noyes, by Howard Coster - NPG x24480

Alfred Noyes

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x24480

Alfred Noyes, by Howard Coster - NPG x24481

Alfred Noyes

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x24481

Alfred Noyes, by Howard Coster - NPG x24482

Alfred Noyes

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x24482

Alfred Noyes, by Howard Coster - NPG x24483

Alfred Noyes

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x24483

Alfred Noyes, by Howard Coster - NPG x24484

Alfred Noyes

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x24484

Alfred Noyes, by Howard Coster - NPG x24485

Alfred Noyes

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x24485

Alfred Noyes, by Howard Coster - NPG x24486

Alfred Noyes

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x24486

Alfred Noyes, by Howard Coster - NPG x24487

Alfred Noyes

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x24487

Alfred Noyes, by Howard Coster - NPG x24489

Alfred Noyes

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x24489

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Alfred Noyes

by Elliott & Fry
bromide print
NPG x90844

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Alfred Noyes

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1929
NPG x24492

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Alfred Noyes

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1929
NPG x24493

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Alfred Noyes

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1929
NPG x24494

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