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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 with Stephen Tomlin and Reine Pitman, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/2/155
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting in a deckchair furthest from the camera. His left elbow rests on his left knee, his left hand is held at his cheek, and he looks downwards. Stephen Tomlin sits on the ground in the centre of the group, with a cigarette in his mouth, looking towards the camera. Reine Pitman sits closest to the camera. She wears a wide-brimmed hat and looks over the camera to the left. There are trees and a large garden in the background.

Dates: 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting with Stephen Tomlin and Reine Pitman, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/2/161
Scope and Contents Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting in a deckchair furthest from the camera. His hands rest on his right knee and he leans forward to look to the left at Stephen Tomlin. Stephen Tomlin sits on the ground in the centre of the group, with a cigarette in his mouth, his hands clasped around his raised right knee, looking away from the camera at Lytton Strachey. Reine Pitman sits closest to the camera. She wears a wide-brimmed hat and looks towards the camera. There are trees and a large garden...
Dates: 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting with Stephen Tomlin, Julia Strachey and others, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/585
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of a group on the verandah of Ham Spray House. In the foreground, Julia Strachey is lying with her back to the camera and her head turned to the left. Behind her sit Lytton Strachey, Stephen Tomlin, two men in deckchairs and one man sitting on the low verandah wall. Two of these men might be St. John Hutchinson and Oliver Strachey.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting with Stephen Tomlin, Saxon Sydney-Turner and Reine Pitman, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/2/179
Scope and Contents Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting in a deckchair, leaning forwards with his hands held together on his right knee. He looks to the left at Stephen Tomlin. Stephen Tomlin sits on the ground in the centre of the group, with a cigarette in his mouth, looking away from the camera towards Lytton. Reine Pitman sits in the foreground. She wears a wide-brimmed hat and looks towards the camera. In the distance, behind Lytton, can be seen the head of Saxon Sydney-Turner. He looks towards the camera....
Dates: 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting with two men on the lawn at Ham Spray House, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/531
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting in a chair at the far end of a table laid for a meal. Also sitting at the table are two men with their backs to the camera. According to Frances Partridge's index, one of these men might be Angus Davidson. The verandah and rear view of Ham Spray House are on the left.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting with Vanessa Bell, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/420
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey wearing a hat, sitting on the ground looking to the right. To the right sits Vanessa Bell with a scarf or hat on her head, looking towards the camera. They are raising a glass to each other, and a white cloth is placed in front of them.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting with Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant, 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/70
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Vanessa Bell sitting in the centre of the group in the foreground. She wears a patterned headscarf, sits with her hands on her lap and looks towards the camera. Lytton Strachey sits in shadow to the left, looking towards the camera. To the right sits Duncan Grant, but his head is obscured by shadow and only his raised knees and clasped hands are visible.

Dates: 1928
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Lytton Strachey sitting with W.J. H. Sprott, Gerald Heard and E.M. Forster, 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/121
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of W.J. H. ('Sebastian') Sprott sitting at a table spread with teacups, a teapot and a loaf of bread on the lawn of Ham Spray House. He looks down at a cat lying on his lap. Gerald Heard sits next to him, looking downwards to the right at the cat. Next to him sits E.M. Forster, looking downwards to the left. Lytton Strachey sits to the right, wearing a hat, with is left arm resting on his crossed legs, looking towards the camera.

Dates: 1928
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Lytton Strachey standing alone, 1928-07

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/103
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey standing on grass with trees in the background. He holds his hat by his side in his right hand, and an umbrella in his left hand. He looks towards the camera, smiling.

Dates: 1928-07
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Lytton Strachey standing alone, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/23
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey standing with his hands in his waistcoat pockets in a garden in winter.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey standing alone, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/820
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey in the garden of Ham Spray House. He is wearing a hat and holds an umbrella as a sunshade in his right hand. His left hand is in the pocket of his trousers.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey standing alone, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/621
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey standing on the grass in front of the verandah of Ham Spray House. He is wearing a suit and hat, with his right hand in his jacket pocket. He is looking towards the camera.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey standing alone, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/652
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey standing with his right foot on the stone step of the Ham Spray verandah. He holds his hat in his right hand against his right knee, and looks away from the camera to his left.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey standing alone, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/679
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey standing on the verandah of Ham Spray House, with his left hand in his jacket pocket and his right hand in front of him. His head is turned away from the camera to the left.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey standing alone, 1928-03 - 1928-06

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/40
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey standing near the verandah of Ham Spray House. His right foot rests on the concrete floor and his left foot is placed on the lawn. He holds his hat in his right hand and rests it on his right knee. His left hand is at his side, and he looks to the right.

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

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

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey standing on the verandah of Ham Spray House. His left hand is in the pocket of his jacket, his right hand is held in front of him and he looks to the left. A cat lies on the floor at his feet.

Dates: 1929
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Lytton Strachey standing alone at Weymouth, Dorset, 1927-09 - 1927-10

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

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey standing on the sandy beach, wearing a hat and looking towards the camera. His left hand is in the pocket of his jacket and his right hand holds a walking stick by his side.

Dates: 1927-09 - 1927-10
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Lytton Strachey standing alone at Weymouth, Dorset, 1927-09 - 1927-10

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/8
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey standing on a balcony overlooking the promenade at Weymouth. His right hand is held by his side and his left hand rests on the balcony railing. He looks downwards to the right.

Dates: 1927-09 - 1927-10
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Lytton Strachey standing alone in the snow, 1927-12

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/19
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey wearing a hat and long woollen coat, with his hands by his sides. He stands on the snow-covered downs near Ham Spray House, and looks towards the camera.

Dates: 1927-12
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Lytton Strachey standing beside the sea, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/65
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey, holding his hat in his hand, standing to the right of the image with the sea 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 standing by the sea, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/67
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey wearing a hat, with his coat over his left arm, looking towards the sea. According to Frances Partridge's index, this image was taken at Welcombe, Devon.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey standing in a garden, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/113
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey, with his feet and the top part of his hat out of the frame. He is standing looking to the left with his hands by his sides. Trees and a garden wall are behind him.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey standing in front of Ham Spray House, 1928-03 - 1928-06

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/34
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey standing to the left, wearing a hat, with his right hand by his side, looking to the right. Ham Spray House, verandah and lawn are behind him.

Dates: 1928-03 - 1928-06
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Lytton Strachey standing on a bridge with E.M. Forster and Pierre Lancel, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/467
Scope and Contents Snapshot of E.M. Forster standing to the left of the image on a wooden bridge, wearing a flat cloth cap, looking towards the camera and holding his right hand to his mouth. Lytton Strachey stands next to him (in the middle of the group), holding a walking stick in his hands, which are resting on the top railing of the bridge. He looks to the right at Pierre Lancel, who rests his left elbow and right foot on the railings of the bridge. According to Frances Partridge's index, this image was...
Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey standing on the Pont du Gard, Nîmes, France, 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/91
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey standing on the narrow walkway at the top of the Pond du Gard. He rests his left elbow on the top of the wall and looks towards the camera.

Dates: 1928

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