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Strachey, Giles Lytton, 1880 - 1932 (biographer and critic)

 Person

Dates and places

1880-1932. Trinity College 1899.

Sphere of activity

Biographer and essayist

Relationships

Son of General Sir Richard and Lady Jane Strachey

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Dora Carrington and Lytton Strachey

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/352
Scope and Contents

Photograph of Dora Carrington standing beside Lytton Strachey. Strachey is seated in a low canvas chair. Carrington is wearing jodhpurs and riding boots, and is carrying a saddle under her right arm. Possibly taken at Ham Spray House. Print, 13.8 x 8.5. Inscribed on back, by P.N. Furbank, with names. (Sleeve 138)

 Item

Lytton Strachey and W.B. Yeats with two men

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/354
Scope and Contents

Photograph of Lytton Strachey talking to W.B. Yeats, and possibly [Philip] Morrell talking to an unidentified man. They are sitting on canvas chairs in a London square. Houses and a hedge are visible behind them. Taken at London. Print, 11 x 8.4. Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, with names. (Sleeve 138)

 Item

Lytton Strachey in a room filled with books

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/355
Scope and Contents

Photograph of Lytton Strachey sitting in a room with books behind him. 1/2 length, profile to the right. Mounted on card, 17.7 x 11.9 (photograph 14.3 x 11). Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, with name. (Sleeve 139)

 Item

Sprott, Heard, Forster and Strachey, 1920 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/351
Scope and Contents

W.J.H. [Jack] Sprott, Gerald Heard, E.M. Forster and Lytton Strachey, seated outside around a table at Ham Spray House. Sprott is holding a cat on his lap. Print, 14.1 x 8.5. Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, with names, place and date '192-'. (Sleeve 138)

Dates: 1920 - 1930
 Item

Sprott, Heard, Forster and Strachey, 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/1002
Scope and Contents

W.J.H. [Jack] Sprott, Gerald Heard, E.M. Forster and Lytton Strachey, seated outside around a table at Ham Spray House. Sprott is holding a cat on his lap. Print, 14.1 x 8.5. Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, with names, place and date 'Is It 20?'. (Sleeve 437)

Dates: 1920 - 1929

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