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Julian Heward Bell (1908-1937), Poet; son of Vanessa Bell and Clive Bell

Sitter in 8 portraits
Julian had an unusually close relationship with his mother, Vanessa Bell. She wished his upbringing to be as natural and un-dogmatic as possible; he grew to be an adventurous and reckless child. Vanessa repeatedly tried to discourage Julian from going to Spain and was devastated by his death.

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Julian Heward Bell; Vanessa Bell (nee Stephen)

by Unknown photographer
vintage snapshot print, 1910
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Julian Heward Bell

by Unknown photographer
vintage snapshot print, 1923
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Julian Heward Bell with 'Clinker' the dog

by Unknown photographer
glossy bromide print, circa 1928
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Julian Heward Bell

by Unknown photographer
glossy bromide print, circa 1929
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Julian Heward Bell

by Helen Morris (nee Souter)
vintage postcard print, April 1930
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Julian Heward Bell

by Lettice Ramsey
modern digital print, circa 1930
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Julian Heward Bell

by Lettice Ramsey
modern digital print, circa 1930
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Julian Heward Bell

by Unknown photographer
bromide print from original negative, circa 1930
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