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Michael Arlen (1895-1956), Novelist

Sitter in 15 portraits
Novelist of Armenian descent; published his first novel, The London Venture (1922) with the help of Sir Edmund Gosse; his bestseller, The Green Hat (1924), the story of a Mayfair femme fatale, made him a millionaire; further novels and collections of short stories included These Charming People (1925), Lily Christine (1929), Hell! said the Duchess (1934) and Flying Dutchman (1939).

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6231

Michael Arlen

by Cecil Beaton
pencil, 1930s?
NPG 6231

x26609

Michael Arlen

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 8 December 1930
NPG x26609

x26610

Michael Arlen

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 8 December 1930
NPG x26610

x26611

Michael Arlen

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 8 December 1930
NPG x26611

x4073

Michael Arlen

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1930s-1940s
NPG x4073

x10326

Michael Arlen

by Howard Coster
10 x 8 inch film negative, 1935
NPG x10326

x2464

Michael Arlen

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x2464

x2465

Michael Arlen

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x2465

x2466

Michael Arlen

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x2466

x2467

Michael Arlen

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x2467

x2468

Michael Arlen

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x2468

x2469

Michael Arlen

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x2469

x2470

Michael Arlen

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x2470

x2596

Michael Arlen

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x2596

D42387

Michael Arlen

after Unknown artist
colour offset lithographic cigarette card, 1937
NPG D42387

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