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George Macaulay Trevelyan

(1876-1962), Historian, public educator and conservationist; son of Sir George Otto Trevelyan

Sitter in 12 portraits
A great-nephew of the historian Lord Macaulay, in his time Trevelyan was the most widely read and admired of living British historians, a master of narrative and descriptive style. His reputation rests largely on a trilogy on Garibaldi (1907-11), England Under Queen Anne (1930-4) and English Social History (1944). Although much of his academic career was spent in Cambridge, he recognised the university's restrictions and for a time lectured at the Working Men's College in Bloomsbury. During the First World War he raised and commanded an ambulance unit on the Italian front.

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George Macaulay Trevelyan, by William Rothenstein - NPG 4286

George Macaulay Trevelyan

by William Rothenstein
sanguine and black and white chalk, circa 1924
NPG 4286

George Macaulay Trevelyan, by Cecil Beaton - NPG P869(22)

George Macaulay Trevelyan

by Cecil Beaton
vintage bromide print on white card mount, 1 September 1943
NPG P869(22)

George Macaulay Trevelyan, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x156400

George Macaulay Trevelyan

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 8 June 1939
NPG x156400

George Macaulay Trevelyan, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x156402

George Macaulay Trevelyan

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 8 June 1939
NPG x156402

George Macaulay Trevelyan, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x185744

George Macaulay Trevelyan

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 5 February 1948
NPG x185744

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George Macaulay Trevelyan

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 8 June 1939
NPG x156399

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George Macaulay Trevelyan

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 8 June 1939
NPG x156401

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George Macaulay Trevelyan

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, 5 February 1948
NPG x189258

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