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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:

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Lytton Strachey sitting in the library of Ham Spray House, 1930-11

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/2/63
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey with his left hand raised to his face, his left elbow resting on the table, looking towards the camera.

Dates: 1930-11
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Lytton Strachey sitting in the library of Ham Spray House, 1930-11

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/2/75
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting at a table covered in books and writing equipment. His hands rest on the table and he looks towards the camera.

Dates: 1930-11
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Lytton Strachey sitting indoors alone, 1928 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/210
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting with his legs crossed and his hands crossed over his left leg. He looks towards the camera. There are shelves of books behind him.

Dates: 1928 - 1929
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Lytton Strachey sitting indoors with Gerald Heard and Francis Birrell, 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/131
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting furthest from the camera at a table covered with a checked cloth and laid with teacups and a loaf of bread indoors at Ham Spray House. He looks towards the camera. Gerald Heard sits in the centre of the group, with his hands resting on his lap, looking to the left. Francis Birrell sits to the right, resting his right hand on his knee, looking towards the camera.

Dates: 1928
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Lytton Strachey sitting on a bench with Ralph Partridge, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/294
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting closest to the camera with Ralph Partridge sitting on a bench next to him. Both are wearing hats and look towards the camera. According to Frances Partridge's index, this image was taken in Spain.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting on rocks, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/68
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Snapshot of Lytton Strachey partly sitting and partly lying on a rocky shore, with his right knee raised. He is wearing a hat, is looking at the camera, and appears to be eating a picnic. According to Frances Partridge's index, this image was taken at Welcombe, Devon.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting on steps, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/63
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey seated on stone steps with his right hand on his knee and his left hand in his trouser pocket. According to Frances Partridge's index, this image was taken at Welcombe, Devon.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting outdoors with friends, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/103
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Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting drinking tea outdoors with a man and two women, who also sit in chairs. According to Frances Partridge's index, the man might be Saxon Sydney-Turner and the women might be Barbara Bagenal and Faith Henderson. According to Frances Partridge's index, this image was taken at Tidmarsh Mill House.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting outdoors with G.H.W. Rylands, Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson and Ralph Partridge, 1928-07

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/107
Scope and Contents Snapshot of Goldsworthy ('Goldie') Lowes Dickinson reclining on grass to the left, resting on his left elbow. He wears a hat, has a cigarette in his mouth, and looks towards the camera. Lytton Strachey sits next to him, wearing a hat, smoking a cigarette and looking downwards to the right. G.H.W. ('Dadie') Rylands sits next to Lytton, looking down at a book he holds in his hands. Ralph Partridge sits with his side to the camera, looking at a book he holds in his hands. A man is standing in...
Dates: 1928-07
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Lytton Strachey sitting outdoors with Raymond Mortimer and two other men, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/564
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting to the right, wearing a hat. Three men sit on a rug spread out on the grass in front of them, with a picnic laid on it. One of the men is identified by Frances Partridge's index and handwritten note in the album as Raymond Mortimer.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting outdoors with Roger Senhouse, G.H.W. Rylands, Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson and Ralph Partridge, 1928-07

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/105
Scope and Contents Snapshot of Goldsworthy ('Goldie') Lowes Dickinson reclining on grass to the left, resting his head on his left hand, and his face obscured by his hat. Lytton Strachey sits next to him, wearing a hat and looking to the right. G.H.W. ('Dadie') Rylands reclines next to Lytton, resting on his elbows, looking down at a book he holds in his hands. Ralph Partridge sits with his side to the camera, looking at a book he holds in his left hand. Roger Senhouse sits to the right of the group, also with...
Dates: 1928-07
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Lytton Strachey sitting outdoors with Rosamond Lehmann, 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/270
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting behind a table covered in a checked cloth in the garden of Ham Spray House. He holds an open sun parasol in his left hand and looks downwards. Rosamond Lehmann sits in a deckchair to the right, leaning forward and holding an open umbrella above her head. She looks to the left. To the left sits an unidentified man, also holding an open umbrella above his head.

Dates: 1929
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Lytton Strachey sitting outside a thatched cottage, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/98
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting in a chair in a garden. The thatched cottage shown in FCP/7/4/1/97 is behind him.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting outside reading a book, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/112
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting in a chair, with his legs crossed, holding a book. A garden wall is behind him and a small table covered with books is placed by his side.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting with a woman outdoors, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/838
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting on a rug, wearing a hat and looking down to the left. Next to him sits an elderly lady wearing a headscarf, smiling and looking towards the camera. There are trees and grasses in the background and a picnic is laid in the foreground.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting with Alix Strachey, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/818
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting at the left end of a table covered in a checked cloth, laid with teapots and teacups, on the verandah of Ham Spray House. He looks down at a small object he holds in his hands. To the right sits Alix Strachey, looking down at the table.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting with Alix Strachey, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/821
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting at the left end of a table covered in a checked cloth, laid with teapots and teacups, on the verandah of Ham Spray House. He holds an umbrella above his head and looks to the right. To the right sits Alix Strachey, also looking to the right.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting with Alix Strachey and James Strachey, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/823
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Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting at the left end of a table covered in a checked cloth, laid with teapots and teacups, on the lawn of Ham Spray House. He holds an umbrella above his head as a sunshade and looks to the right. In the centre, sits James Strachey, looking towards the camera. An unidentified man is standing between James and Alix Strachey. To the far right sits Alix Strachey, who holds a cup in her right hand and looks towards the camera.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting with Angus Davidson, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/532
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting in a deckchair, holding an umbrella in his left hand, in the garden of Ham Spray House. Next to him, Angus Davidson is sitting crossed legged on a rug, looking towards the camera.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting with Arthur Waley and Janie Bussy, 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/119
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting at a table spread with teacups and cake on the lawn of Ham Spray House. He wears a hat and looks towards the camera. Janie Bussy sits in the centre of the group, with her hands resting on her lap, looking towards the camera. Arthur Waley sits to the right nearest the camera. His left hand rests on his thigh and he looks downward to the left.

Dates: 1928
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Lytton Strachey sitting with Diana Guinness, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/2/153
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Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting to the right in a window seat, viewed from outside the window. He wears a hat, looks to the left and holds a stick or rope with his hand. He looks towards Diana Guinness (later Diana Mosley). She also sits in the window seat and looks downwards to the right.

Dates: 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting with Dora Carrington, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/840
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Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting in a deckchair, wearing a hat, with a newspaper on his knees. He is leaning forward and looks towards Dora Carrington, who sits on a cushion to the left. She looks down at a book she holds in her hands. The stone and brick walls of a building are behind them and a window with latticed panes is above their heads.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting with Dora Carrington and Barbara Bagenal, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/811
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting with his legs crossed in a deckchair, wearing a hat and with a dark shawl over his shoulders. He looks down to the left at a book he holds in his hands. To the right sits Dora Carrington, looking down at a book resting on her knees. In the foreground to the right sits Barbara Bagenal, looking down to the left and smiling. They are sitting by the stone and brick wall of a building, with a small window above their heads.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting with Dora Carrington and Topsy Lucas, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/2/169
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting in a deckchair, wearing a hat, leaning forward and looking down at a cup he holds in his hands. Dora Carrington stands opposite him to the right. She has her left hand on her hip and looks downwards. Topsy Lucas (E.B.C. Jones) sits in a deckchair behind Dora Carrington and holds a cup on the table with her right hand. A small table is laid with a cloth and a teapot.

Dates: 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting with Dora Carrington and Topsy Lucas, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/561
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting in the foreground wearing a hat, Topsy Lucas (E.B.C. Jones) in the middle and Dora Carrington sitting furthest from the camera. All are sitting in deckchairs on the verandah of Ham Spray House, resting their feet on the low wall, and all look to the left away from the camera.

Dates: 1922 - 1930

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