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T.S. Eliot

(1888-1965), Poet

Thomas Stearns ('T.S.') Eliot

Sitter in 68 portraits
Missouri-born, Eliot settled in England before the First World War. Working in Lloyd's Bank, he published Prufrock and Other Observations (1917), and Poems (1919), hand-printed at the Hogarth Press by Leonard and Virginia Woolf. Eliot founded the journal, The Criterion, in 1922, publishing his now famous poem, The Waste Land, in the first issue. In 1925 he joined the publishing house Faber & Faber and established a reputation for promoting younger writers including W.H. Auden and Stephen Spender. He became a British subject in 1927. Later work included Murder in the Cathedral (1935) and Four Quartets (1935-42). He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1948.

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T.S. Eliot, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x32377

T.S. Eliot

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, January 1948
NPG x32377

T.S. Eliot, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x198560

T.S. Eliot

by Walter Stoneman
gelatin silver print, January 1948
NPG x198560

T.S. Eliot, by John Gay - NPG x47295

T.S. Eliot

by John Gay
bromide fibre print, 1948
NPG x47295

T.S. Eliot, by John Gay - NPG x126512

T.S. Eliot

by John Gay
vintage bromide print, 1948
NPG x126512

T.S. Eliot, by Felix H. Man - NPG x1152

T.S. Eliot

by Felix H. Man
bromide print, 1949
NPG x1152

T.S. Eliot, by Ida Kar - NPG x88523

T.S. Eliot

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1956
NPG x88523

T.S. Eliot, by Ida Kar - NPG x88524

T.S. Eliot

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1956
NPG x88524

T.S. Eliot, by Ida Kar - NPG x88525

T.S. Eliot

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1956
NPG x88525

T.S. Eliot, by Ida Kar - NPG x88527

T.S. Eliot

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1956
NPG x88527

T.S. Eliot, by Ida Kar - NPG x88528

T.S. Eliot

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1956
NPG x88528

T.S. Eliot, by Ida Kar - NPG x88526

T.S. Eliot

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, circa 1959
NPG x88526

T.S. Eliot, by Ida Kar - NPG x88529

T.S. Eliot

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, circa 1959
NPG x88529

T.S. Eliot, by Ida Kar - NPG x13783

T.S. Eliot

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, circa 1959
NPG x13783

T.S. Eliot, by Ida Kar - NPG x13784

T.S. Eliot

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, circa 1959
NPG x13784

T.S. Eliot, by Ida Kar - NPG x134150

T.S. Eliot

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, circa 1959
NPG x134150

T.S. Eliot, by Ida Kar - NPG x88694

T.S. Eliot

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square colour transparency, circa 1959
NPG x88694

T.S. Eliot, by Ida Kar - NPG x88695

T.S. Eliot

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square colour transparency, circa 1959
NPG x88695

T.S. Eliot, by Ida Kar - NPG x125027

T.S. Eliot

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square colour transparency, circa 1959
NPG x125027

T.S. Eliot, by Ida Kar - NPG x125028

T.S. Eliot

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square colour transparency, circa 1959
NPG x125028

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