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Rupert Brooke

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Rupert Brooke, by Sherrill Schell, April 1913 - NPG P101(b) - © reserved; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

© reserved; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

Rupert Brooke

by Sherrill Schell
glass positive, April 1913
12 in. x 10 in. (305 mm x 254 mm)
Given by Emery Walker Ltd, 1956
Primary Collection
NPG P101(b)

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  • Sherrill Schell (1877-1964), Photographer. Artist associated with 28 portraits.

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Brooke's 1914 sonnets, celebrating the nobility of sacrifice, were reinforced by Schell's romantic photograph, and enjoyed a popularity that survived the disillusionment of trench warfare.

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