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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 London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, late 1880s-early 1890s
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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, late 1880s-early 1890s
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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Walter Benington, for Elliott & Fry
bromide print, published 1927
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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

after Walter Benington
colour offset lithographic cigarette card, 1937
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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Walter Benington, for Elliott & Fry
bromide print, published 1927
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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Walter Benington, for Elliott & Fry
half-plate copy glass negative, 1943 (published 1927)
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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Walter Benington, for Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass copy negative, 1943 (published 1927)
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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1934
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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
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