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Robert Bridges

(1844-1930), Poet Laureate

Sitter in 27 portraits
Bridges was educated at Eton and Oxford, where he met Gerard Manley Hopkins who became a close friend and an important influence on his poetry. Bridges' first book of poems was published in 1873 and was followed by many collections of verse, plays and critical writings. He was made Poet Laureate in 1913.

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Robert Bridges, by William Rothenstein - NPG D32097

Robert Bridges

by William Rothenstein
lithograph, 1897
NPG D32097

Robert Bridges, after Sir William Blake Richmond - NPG D32098

Robert Bridges

after Sir William Blake Richmond
collotype, (1911)
NPG D32098

Robert Bridges, by Eric Pape - NPG D48181

Robert Bridges

by Eric Pape
lithographic crayon on translucent paper, laid down on board, published 6 April 1930
NPG D48181

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Robert Bridges

by Frederick Hollyer
photogravure, 1888
NPG x4297

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Robert Bridges

by Will Stroud
bromide print, 1923
NPG x4298

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Robert Bridges

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
photogravure, 1924
NPG x4300

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