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Roy Campbell (1901-1957), Poet and translator

Ignatius Royston Dunnachie ('Roy') Campbell

Sitter in 12 portraits
Writer and translator; born in South Africa and known for his satirical works and autobiographies, including Broken Record (1934) and Light on a Dark Horse (1951), Campbell was heavily criticised by the Bloomsbury Group for the fascist opinions expressed in his writing. A controversial figure throughout his life, he converted to Catholicism in 1935 and supported Franco in Spain.

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P378

Roy Campbell

by Jane Bown
bromide print, 1951
NPG P378

Ax136152

Roy Campbell

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1936
NPG Ax136152

x10252

Roy Campbell

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x10252

x10253

Roy Campbell

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x10253

x10254

Roy Campbell

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x10254

x10257

Roy Campbell

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x10257

x1771

Roy Campbell

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1936
NPG x1771

x28617

Roy Campbell

by Jane Bown
bromide print, 1951
NPG x28617

x10255

Roy Campbell

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x10255

x10256

Roy Campbell

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
NPG x10256