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Buckingham, Robert Joseph, 1904 - 1975 (policeman and friend of E M Forster)

 Person

Dates and places

1904-1975

Sphere of activity

Police Officer

Relationships

Friend and lover to E.M. Forster, husband of May Buckingham

Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

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 Item

Arles: in swimming costume, 1931-08

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/474
Scope and Contents

A man [possibly Bob Buckingham] as EMF/27/473, but taken from a different angle and the man is looking down at the sand. Taken at Les-Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Provence. Print, 8.3 x 5.8. Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, 'Saintes Maries' and date. (Sleeve 172)

Dates: 1931-08
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Arles: in swimming costume, 1931-08

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/473
Scope and Contents

A man [possibly Bob Buckingham] wearing a dark swimming costume sitting beside a boat on a beach, looking to the right. Taken at Les-Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Provence. Print, 8.2 x 5.7. Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, 'Saintes Maries' and date. (Sleeve 172)

Dates: 1931-08
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Bob and May Buckingham with their grandchildren, one of whom is holding a fish

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/849
Scope and Contents

Bob Buckingham partly hidden behind Clive Buckingham, Paul Buckingham, who is holding a fish by the tail in both hands, and May Buckingham is sitting with her hands resting on her handbag. All are looking to the right and smiling. Willow trees and water meadows in the background and a table in front is laid with a cloth and glasses. Colour print, 8.8 x 8.8. (Sleeve 339)

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Bob Buckingham and E.M. Forster in sitting room, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/825
Scope and Contents

Bob Buckingham, standing on the left, profile to the right, looking down, with E.M. Forster standing to the right, looking down at whatever Bob Buckingham is holding. They are in a small sitting room with long plain curtains and an empty chair. Print, 10.8 x 8.3. Inscribed on back, by Archivist, with names. (Sleeve 331)

Dates: 1960 - 1969
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Bob Buckingham and Heinz Nedermeyer, 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/556
Scope and Contents

Bob Buckingham smoking a pipe, wearing a tweed jacket, striped tie and white shirt smiling and looking towards Heinz Nedermeyer, who is wearing similar clothes. 1/4 length. Taken in Holland. Print, 8.7 x 6. Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, with names and location. (Sleeve 198)

Dates: 1935
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Bob Buckingham and his grandsons

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/843
Scope and Contents

Bob Buckingham sitting on a bed, looking to the left at Clive, who is sitting beside him, looking towards the camera. Paul is on Bob Buckingham's lap, also looking towards the camera. Colour print, 9 x 8.9. Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, 'Bob Clive Paul'. (Sleeve 337)

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Bob Buckingham at the beach, 1933-06

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/1014-15
Scope and Contents

Bob Buckingham wearing white swimming trunks, sitting on wooden steps in front of a beach hut named 'Brendon', with a terrier on a step beside him and furniture behind, taken in Devon. EMF/27/1014 is a postcard, 13.3 x 8.3 and EMF/27/1015 is an enlargement, 16.1 x 11.6. Both copies inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, 'Bob Buckingham'. (Sleeves 440-1)

Dates: 1933-06
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Bob Buckingham at the beach, 1933-06

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/546
Scope and Contents

Bob Buckingham wearing white swimming trunks, sitting on wooden steps in front of a beach hut named 'Brendon', with a terrier on a step beside him and furniture behind, taken in Devon. Print, 8.8 x 6.1. Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, 'Bob Buckingham'. (Sleeve 191)

Dates: 1933-06
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Bob Buckingham eating boiled egg, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/442
Scope and Contents

Bob Buckingham seated on the far side of a wooden table, wearing a v-necked pullover and tie, looking down and eating a boiled egg. Possibly taken in the canteen of Section House, Hammersmith. Print, 11.3 x 7.1. Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, ' R.J.B. 1930'. (Sleeve 163)

Dates: 1930
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Bob Buckingham eating boiled egg, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/443
Scope and Contents

As EMF/27/442 but closer to Bob Buckingham. Possibly taken in the canteen of Section House, Hammersmith. Postcard, 13.4 x 8.3. Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, 'Bob Buckingham'. (Sleeve 165)

Dates: 1930
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Bob Buckingham, E.M. Forster and Joe Ackerley, 1930 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/557
Scope and Contents

Bob Buckingham, looking to the right, E.M. Forster, looking down and wearing a cloth cap, with Joe Ackerley, smiling to the camera and carrying a jacket over his shoulder. They are walking towards the camera along a sea promenade, full length. Taken at Dover. Postcard, 13.9 x 9. Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, with names, location and '193-'. (Sleeve 198)

Dates: 1930 - 1939
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Bob Buckingham holding a pipe, 1947 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/680
Scope and Contents

Bob Buckingham wearing a suit and striped tie, holding a pipe in both hands, standing in a wooden doorway with creepers on the wall to the left and trellis to the right. 3/4 length, looking to the left. Possibly taken at Wendell Road, London. Print, 17.5 x 11.7. (Sleeve 265)

Dates: 1947 - 1955
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Bob Buckingham holding a pipe, 1947 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/682
Scope and Contents

Bob Buckingham, standing in same doorway as EMF/27/680-1, but his head is turned more towards the camera. Possibly taken at Wendell Road, London. Print, 17.5 x 11.9. (Sleeve 266)

Dates: 1947 - 1955
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Bob Buckingham holding a pipe, in profile, 1947 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/681
Scope and Contents

Bob Buckingham, standing in same doorway as EMF/27/680 but in profile to the left, 1/2 length. Possibly taken at Wendell Road, London. Print, 17.5 x 11.7. (Sleeve 265)

Dates: 1947 - 1955
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Bob Buckingham in a field, 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/555
Scope and Contents

Bob Buckingham standing in a field, looking towards the camera with his left hand in his trouser pocket and carrying a stick in his right hand. Part of a horse and cart are seen behind him and trees in the distance. 3/4 length. Mounted on card, 30.5 x 22.8 (photograph 15.7 x 10.8). Inscribed on back, in unidentified hand, 'Bob Buckingham'. (Sleeve 197)

Dates: 1935
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Bob Buckingham in uniform, 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/579
Scope and Contents

Bob Buckingham wearing his policeman's uniform silhouetted against a lighted pane in a shop or office door, profile to the left, his reflection is visible in another pane to the left. Print, 22.5 x 20.1. Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, 'Bob Buckingham'. (Sleeve 208)

Dates: 1948
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Bob Buckingham in uniform, 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/553
Scope and Contents

Bob Buckingham wearing a policeman's uniform, standing in a street, facing left. Possibly taken in London. Modern print, 11 x 6.1. (Sleeve 191)

Dates: 1931
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Bob Buckingham in uniform with others, 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/554
Scope and Contents

Bob Buckingham as in EMF/27/553, but facing the camera and looking slightly to the right, with a group of men behind him and part of a doorway to the left. Taken in London and mounted on card, 30.6 x 23 (photograph 15.9 x 10.8). (Sleeve 196)

Dates: 1931
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Bob Buckingham looking through French window towards E.M. Forster, 1947 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/685
Scope and Contents

Looking into patio, from similar viewpoint as EMF/27/684, Bob Buckingham silhouetted on the left side of a French window, profile to the right, looking partly towards E.M. Forster, who is sitting in a deckchair on the patio, sideways on to the camera and profile to the right. Wendell Road, London, has been supplied as the location. Print, 17.7 x 11.7. (Sleeve 267)

Dates: 1947 - 1955
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Bob Buckingham on a stool, 1933-06

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/1011-12
Scope and Contents

Bob Buckingham seated on a low stool with paper on a board resting upon his knee, looking downwards in profile to the left. Taken at Chinway [or Chineway] Hill [or Edge], Ottery St Mary, Devon. EMF/27/1011 is an enlargement, 16.3 x 11.7, while EMF/27/1012 is a postcard, 13.6 x 8.4. On the back of EMF/27/1011 inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, 'Bob Buckingham / Chineway'. (Sleeves 439-40)

Dates: 1933-06
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Bob Buckingham on a stool, 1933-06

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/542
Scope and Contents

Bob Buckingham seated on a low stool with paper on a board resting upon his knee, looking downwards in profile to the left, taken at Chinway [or Chineway] Hill [or Edge], Ottery St Mary, Devon. Print, 8.4 x 5.9. (Sleeve 190)

Dates: 1933-06
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Bob Buckingham on park bench, 1931-07

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/445
Scope and Contents

Bob Buckingham sitting on a bench in a park, possibly taken in London. Print, 8.2 x 6. Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, 'R.J.B. / July 1931'. (Sleeve 165)

Dates: 1931-07
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Bob Buckingham smiling down on E.M. Forster, 1947 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/686
Scope and Contents

Similar to EMF/27/685 but taken from the patio. E.M. Forster is sitting in a deckchair, looking down at a book resting on his knees, laughing. Bob Buckingham is standing in the doorway of open French windows, pipe in his left hand, smiling down at E.M. Forster. Taken at Wendell Road, London. Print, 17.7 x 11.9. Inscribed on back, by P.N. Furbank, with names. (Sleeve 268)

Dates: 1947 - 1955
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Bob Buckingham with dog, 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/552
Scope and Contents

Bob Buckingham leaning over towards a small dog on a sandy beach with beach-huts in the distance. Modern print, 9.5 x 6.4. (Sleeve 191)

Dates: 1931
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E.M. Forster and Bob Buckingham in doorway, 1947 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/683
Scope and Contents

E.M. Forster and Bob Buckingham standing in same doorway as EMF/27/680-2. E.M. Forster is wearing a striped suit and pale tie, looking towards the camera, Bob Buckingham as in EMF/27/680-2, his pipe in his left hand, his right hand on E.M. Forster's left shoulder, looking towards E.M. Forster. Possibly taken at Wendell Road, London. Print, 17.6 x 11.9. Inscribed on back, possibly by William Plomer, 'Bob Buckingham'. (Sleeve 266)

Dates: 1947 - 1955
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