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Boy Browning

(1896-1965), Lieutenant-General and bobsleigh athlete; Olympian

Sir Frederick Arthur Montague ('Boy') Browning

Sitter in 9 portraits
Soldier; commanded 1st Airborne Division (1941); influential in planning Operation 'Market Garden', the airborne landings, Holland (1944); famously commented to Montgomery that Arnhem might be 'a bridge too far'; chief of staff to Supreme Allied Commander, South East Asia (1944-6); comptroller of the household of Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh (1946-52); married (1932) the novelist Daphne du Maurier. Competed in the five man bobleigh at the 1928 St. Moritz Winter Olympics.

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Boy Browning, by Aubrey Claud Davidson-Houston - NPG 6218

Boy Browning

by Aubrey Claud Davidson-Houston
oil on canvas, 1950
NPG 6218

Boy Browning, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x166167

Boy Browning

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, February 1944
NPG x166167

Daphne Du Maurier; Boy Browning, by Tom Blau, for  Camera Press - NPG x194386

Daphne Du Maurier; Boy Browning

by Tom Blau, for Camera Press
bromide press print, 1951
NPG x194386

Boy Browning, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x166168

Boy Browning

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1955
NPG x166168

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Boy Browning

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, February 1944
NPG x166192

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Boy Browning

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, February 1944
NPG x166193

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Boy Browning

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, 1955
NPG x166204

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Boy Browning

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, 1955
NPG x166205

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Boy Browning

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, 1955
NPG x166206

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