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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 195 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Lytton Strachey at Stonehenge, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/58
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey wearing a hat and holding a walking stick, with a horse eating grass to the left of the image. In the background are the raised stones of Stonehenge.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey, E.M. Forster, Ralph Partridge, Frances Partridge and Pierre Lancel standing on a bridge, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/493
Scope and Contents Snapshot of Ralph Partridge standing to the left, wearing a dark beret, with both hands resting on the top railing of the wooden bridge. Next to him stands E.M. Forster wearing a flat cloth cap. In the centre stands Lytton Strachey wearing a hat and resting his hands on the bridge railing. Next to him stands Pierre Lancel, and to the far left stands Frances Partridge wearing a dark hat. All are looking towards the camera. In the foreground are a jetty and water. According to Frances...
Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey having a picnic outdoors with Julia Strachey and Stephen Tomlin, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/695
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey lying in a grassy field furthest from the camera, wearing a hat and looking towards the camera. Stephen Tomlin reclines on the grass, looking to the left, with his left arm resting on his hip. Julia Strachey sits on the right of the image, looking at Lytton Strachey, holding a plate in her hands.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey having a picnic with G.H.W. Rylands and Rosamond Lehmann, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/579
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting with his legs crossed on the ground, with a rug spread with bottles, jars and picnic food in front of him. He wears a hat and looks down at his left knee. G.H.W. ('Dadie') Rylands reclines next to him, holding a book in his hands and smiling towards the camera. Rosamond Lehmann sits to the right, partially cut off at the edge of the picture, holding her hands together in front of her.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey having a picnic with G.H.W. Rylands and Rosamond Lehmann, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/576
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting furthest from the camera in a field with trees in the background. He is wearing a hat, looking away from the camera to the left, with a rug in front of him. G.H.W. ('Dadie') Rylands reclines on the ground in the centre of the group, looking down at a book he holds in his hands. Rosamond Lehmann sits on a rug closest to the camera, looking down at the ground.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey in a deckchair, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/36
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting crossed-legged in a deckchair, looking at the camera.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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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)

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Lytton Strachey looking out from a second-storey window, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/417
Scope and Contents

According to Frances Partridge's index, this image was taken at Tidmarsh Mill House.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey looking to the left, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/111
Scope and Contents

Faded snapshot of Lytton Strachey with his hand on his hip standing outside.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey on the verandah of Ham Spray House, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/678
Scope and Contents

Close-up snapshot of Lytton Strachey to the left of the image, wearing a suit and tie. He looks away from the camera to the left.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey outdoors with Roger Senhouse, 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/2/10/15
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting on the lawn of Ham Spray House, with fields in the background. His hands rest on his knees and he looks towards the camera. Roger Senhouse lies on his back in the foreground, wearing trousers but naked from the waist up, with his right hand covering his eyes. A picnic is laid on the grass beside them.

Dates: 1929
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Lytton Strachey playing chess with Marjorie Strachey, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/2/47
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting in a deckchair in a garden, holding an umbrella as a sunshade, leaning towards a table with a chess set on it. Opposite him sits Marjorie Strachey, leaning forward in her deckchair and looking at Lytton.

Dates: 1930
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Lytton Strachey, Ralph Partridge and Barbara Bagenal standing together, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/285
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Ralph Partridge smoking a pipe, Lytton Strachey standing in the middle with his hands held together, and Barbara Bagenal standing with her hands at her sides.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey, Ralph Partridge and Barbara Bagenal standing together, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/289
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Ralph Partridge standing with his hand in his pocket next to Barbara Bagenal, who has her hands by her sides. Lytton Strachey stands behind them.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey reading outdoors, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/72
Scope and Contents

Faded snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting in a deck chair in a field or garden, holding a book in his hands. There is a horse in the background. According to Frances Partridge's index, this image was taken at Welcombe, Devon.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey reclining in hay, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/115
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey wearing a hat and dark coat, with his right arm resting across his stomach, lying on a pile of hay.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting alone, 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/2/10/27
Scope and Contents

Close-up snapshot, a little blurred, of Lytton Strachey sitting on the verandah wall of Ham Spray House. He wears a suit and tie, has his hands resting by his sides and looks to the left.

Dates: 1929
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Lytton Strachey sitting alone, 1928-06 - 1928-09

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/129
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting at a table covered in a checked cloth on the verandah of Ham Spray House. He wears a hat, his hands rest on the table, and he looks towards the camera.

Dates: 1928-06 - 1928-09
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Lytton Strachey sitting alone, 1928 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/206
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting in a deckchair on paving stones at the edge of a grass lawn. His legs are crossed and his hands rest on his right leg. He looks to the right, but the top part of his head has been cut off from the photograph.

Dates: 1928 - 1929
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Lytton Strachey sitting alone, 1928-03 - 1928-06

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/36
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting on a low wooden bench or box on the verandah of Ham Spray House. His hands are held together, and rest on his knees. He wears a long overcoat and long scarf, and looks to the right.

Dates: 1928-03 - 1928-06
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Lytton Strachey sitting alone on the verandah of Ham Spray House, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/2/82
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting in a deckchair, wearing a hat, with a scarf around his neck. He looks down to the left at a newspaper or book he holds in his hands.

Dates: 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting at a picnic with Vanessa Bell and others, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/419
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey and Vanessa Bell (identified from FCP/7/4/1/420), sitting in a field with a white cloth in front of them. Around the cloth sit about six other unidentified individuals.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting at a picnic with Vanessa Bell and others, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/421
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey and Vanessa Bell (identified from FCP/7/4/1/420), sitting in a field with a white cloth in front of them. Lytton Strachey looks away from the camera, but Vanessa Bell is looking at the camera. Around the cloth sit an unidentified man and woman.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting in a deckchair, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/2/163
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting in the garden of Ham Spray House. He wears a hat, leans forward in his chair, holds a cup and saucer in his left hand, and looks to the right.

Dates: 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting in deckchair, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/344
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey wearing a hat, with his hands clasped in front of him, looking to the left. According to Frances Partridge's index, this image was taken in Tidmarsh Mill House garden.

Dates: 1922 - 1930

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