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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

(1863-1944), Known as 'Q'; writer, novelist and literary scholar

Sitter in 23 portraits
Poet, novelist, and anthologist noted for his compilation of The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900 (1900) and The Oxford Book of Ballads (1910). His first novel about Cornwall and the sea, Dead Man's Rock, was published in 1887. From 1887 to 1892, he worked in London for a publishers and as assistant editor of The Speaker. Some short stories that he contributed to the magazine were reprinted in book form as Noughts and Crosses (1891), the first of a dozen similar volumes. Quiller-Couch moved in 1892 to Fowey, the small Cornish port that appears in his stories as 'Troy Town'. In 1912, he was appointed King Edward VII Professor of English Literature at Cambridge.

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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch, by Louis Paul (Alexander Louis Paul) - NPG 4272

Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Louis Paul (Alexander Louis Paul)
watercolour, 1920
NPG 4272

Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x12781

Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, late 1880s-early 1890s
NPG x12781

Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x12780

Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, late 1880s-early 1890s
NPG x12780

Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch, by Walter Benington, for  Elliott & Fry - NPG x91229

Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Walter Benington, for Elliott & Fry
bromide print, published 1927
NPG x91229

Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch, after Walter Benington - NPG D42414

Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

after Walter Benington
colour offset lithographic cigarette card, 1937
NPG D42414

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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Walter Benington, for Elliott & Fry
bromide print, published 1927
NPG x86827

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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Walter Benington, for Elliott & Fry
half-plate copy glass negative, 1943 (published 1927)
NPG x82009

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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Walter Benington, for Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass copy negative, 1943 (published 1927)
NPG x82153

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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1934
NPG x2089

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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x23939

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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x23940

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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x23941

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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x23942

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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x23943

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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x23944

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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x23945

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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x23946

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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x23947

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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x23948

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