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Lord David Cecil

(1902-1986), Scholar, teacher and writer

Sitter in 74 portraits
Scholar and biographer; A Fellow and Lecturer in Modern History at Wadham College in the 1920s, Cecil left academic life in 1930 to devote himself to writing biography and criticism. He returned and was Professor of English Literature at New College, Oxford University (1948-69); His works include a study of William Cowper, The Stricken Deer (1929), Jane Austen (1935) and two volumes on Lord Melbourne (1939, 1954).

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Lord David Cecil, by Howard Coster - NPG x10625

Lord David Cecil

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1939
NPG x10625

Lord David Cecil, by Daniel Farson - NPG x22188

Lord David Cecil

by Daniel Farson
bromide print, 1950s
NPG x22188

Lord David Cecil, by Norman Parkinson - NPG x30004

Lord David Cecil

by Norman Parkinson
bromide print on card mount, 1950
NPG x30004

Sir Isaiah Berlin; Lord David Cecil, by Norman Parkinson - NPG x30005

Sir Isaiah Berlin; Lord David Cecil

by Norman Parkinson
bromide print on card mount, 1950
NPG x30005

Lord David Cecil, by Howard Coster - NPG x1785

Lord David Cecil

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1954
NPG x1785

Lord David Cecil, by Howard Coster - NPG x1784

Lord David Cecil

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1954
NPG x1784

Lord David Cecil, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x14040

Lord David Cecil

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, 1954
NPG x14040

Lord David Cecil, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x40046

Lord David Cecil

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 30 July 1954
NPG x40046

Lord David Cecil, by Roger George Clark - NPG x14993

Lord David Cecil

by Roger George Clark
bromide print, 15 October 1975
NPG x14993

Lord David Cecil, by Stefan Mrozewski - NPG D4436

Lord David Cecil

by Stefan Mrozewski
wood engraving, 1935
NPG D4436

Sir Frederick Ashton; Lord David Cecil, by Cecil Beaton - NPG D17949(20)

Sir Frederick Ashton; Lord David Cecil

by Cecil Beaton
pencil, late 1960s-early 1970s
NPG D17949(20)

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Lord David Cecil

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1954
NPG x179147

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