1 of 28 portraits of T.E. Lawrence
by B.E. Leeson
bromide print, 1917
4 5/8 in. x 4 5/8 in. (117 mm x 117 mm)
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- Thomas Edward ('T.E.') Lawrence (1888-1935), Known as 'Lawrence of Arabia'; soldier and writer. Sitter in 28 portraits.
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Lawrence adopted Arab dress from the early days of his secondment to Emir Feisal; he is seen here photographed by a member of the Royal Flying Corps at Wejh aerodrome, shortly before setting off on his remarkable journey through the Nefud desert to Akaba.
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- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 369
- Wilson, Jeremy, T.E. Lawrence: Lawrence of Arabia, 1988 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 9 December 1988 - 12 March 1989), p. 82