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Derwent Coleridge (1800-1883), Writer, linguist and educationalist

Sitter in 3 portraits
Derwent Coleridge, third child of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, was a distinguished scholar and author. He was master of Helston School, Cornwall (1825-41), first principal of St. Mark's College, Chelsea (1841-64) and rector of Hanwell (1864-80). His daughter Christabel Coleridge and son Ernest Hartley Coleridge both became well known as writers, the former as a novelist, the latter as a biographer and critic.

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Derwent Coleridge; Mary Coleridge (née Pridham)

by Unknown photographer
collodion positive on glass, 1856
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Derwent Coleridge

by Unknown photographer
collodion positive on glass, 1856
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Derwent Coleridge

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 15 May 1862
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