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Helen Morris (née Souter)

(active 1930s-1960s), Writer and Head of English, Homerton College of Education; wife of History professor Christopher Morris

Artist of 2 portraits
In 1929 Julian embarked on two-year affair with Helen Souter. She was an undergraduate of Girton College, reading English. He wrote to her: 'You are infinitely more important to me than anything else in the world or ever has been' and about her 'Helen and I are established at Charleston in a rather Wordsworthian state of rural bliss, recovering from Cambridge and tripos.' In 1933 she married Christopher Morris, a History don at King's College, and became a teacher of English at Homerton College, Cambridge.

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Julian Bell, by Helen Morris (née Souter) - NPG x136467

Julian Bell

by Helen Morris (née Souter)
postcard print, April 1930
NPG x136467

Vanessa Bell, by Helen Morris (née Souter) - NPG x136466

Vanessa Bell

by Helen Morris (née Souter)
postcard print, June 1931
NPG x136466

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