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(Joan) Pernel Strachey

(1876-1951), College head and french scholar

Sitter in 27 portraits
College head and French scholar. The eighth of ten surviving children of Sir Richard and Jane Strachey; her brothers included the central Bloomsbury figure Lytton Strachey. Pernel specialised in French at Newnham College and returned as a lecturer, becoming director of studies in modern and medieval languages in 1907. As Principal of the College (1923-41) she encouraged equality for women and the entry of women into new fields of employment.

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(Joan) Pernel Strachey, by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax160944

(Joan) Pernel Strachey

by Unknown photographer
vintage print, circa 1936
NPG Ax160944

(Joan) Pernel Strachey; Marjorie Strachey, by Unknown photographer - NPG x38569

(Joan) Pernel Strachey; Marjorie Strachey

by Unknown photographer
vintage snapshot print, 18 may 1939
NPG x38569

(Joan) Pernel Strachey, by Ramsey & Muspratt - NPG x31089

(Joan) Pernel Strachey

by Ramsey & Muspratt
bromide print, 1939
NPG x31089

(Joan) Pernel Strachey, by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax160945

(Joan) Pernel Strachey

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, circa 1939
NPG Ax160945

(Joan) Pernel Strachey, by Robert Faulkner & Co - NPG Ax160922

(Joan) Pernel Strachey

by Robert Faulkner & Co
albumen print, circa 1978
NPG Ax160922

(Joan) Pernel Strachey, by Ray Strachey - NPG D239

(Joan) Pernel Strachey

by Ray Strachey
oil on board, late 1920s or early 1930s
NPG D239

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The Strachey family

by Graystone Bird
albumen print on the photographer's printed mount, circa 1893
NPG x13120

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