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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 57 Collections and/or Records:

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Portrait of Bob Buckingham sitting sideways, 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/645
Scope and Contents

Professional studio portrait of Bob Buckingham, sitting sideways on the wooden trestle table seen in EMF/27/643-4, hands clasped round his knees, smiling to the camera, 3/4 length. Taken at New York. Print, 23.5 x 19.1. (Sleeve 239)

Dates: 1949
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Portrait of Bob Buckingham with striped suit and spotted tie, 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/643
Scope and Contents

Professional studio portrait of Bob Buckingham wearing a dark suit with thin white stripes and a spotted tie, seated on a wooden trestle table, hands gripping the edges of the table, looking to the camera, not smiling. Taken at New York. Print, 23.2 x 19.1. (Sleeve 237)

Dates: 1949
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Portrait of E.M. Forster and Bob Buckingham, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/547
Scope and Contents Professional studio portrait of E.M. Forster and Bob Buckingham. E.M. Forster, seated, 3/4 length, looking towards the camera, wearing a dark suit, ribbed 'V' necked pullover, dark tie, white shirt and handkerchief in breast-pocket. Bob Buckingham sitting on the arm of E.M. Forster's chair, to the right, wearing a pale suit, flecked 'V' necked pullover, matching tie and shirt in small check, also looking towards the camera. There is a panelled door behind, painted a light colour. Taken in...
Dates: 1934
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Portrait of E.M. Forster and Bob Buckingham, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/1016
Scope and Contents Professional studio portrait of E.M. Forster and Bob Buckingham. E.M. Forster, seated, 3/4 length, looking towards the camera, wearing a dark suit, ribbed 'V' necked pullover, dark tie, white shirt and handkerchief in breast-pocket. Bob Buckingham sitting on the arm of E.M. Forster's chair, to the right, wearing a pale suit, flecked 'V' necked pullover, matching tie and shirt in small check, also looking towards the camera. There is a panelled door behind, painted a light colour. Taken in...
Dates: 1934
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The Delavouets, the Buckinghams and E.M. Forster, 1959 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/748
Scope and Contents Max-Philippe Delavouet, seated to the left, Bob Buckingham standing (blurred), May Buckingham also standing, laughing, E.M. Forster, wearing a white jacket, seated, Mme Delavouet sitting beside E.M. Forster, and Charles Mauron standing to the far right, half turned away from the camera. Trees above and behind. Taken at Mas du Baile-Verd, Grans (Bouches-du-Rhone), France. Print, 10.8 x 8.1. Inscribed on back, in unidentified hand, with names, location and date. Also inscribed on back, by...
Dates: 1959 - 1960
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Tom Coley, Bob Buckingham and E.M. Forster in drawing room, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/826
Scope and Contents

Tom Coley standing to the far left, looking towards the camera, with Bob Buckingham standing in the centre, profile to the left, looking towards Tom Coley. E.M. Forster is partly hidden behind Bob Buckingham in far corner of the same drawing room as EMF/27/825, looking towards the camera. Print, 10.8 x 8.3. Inscribed on back, by Archivist, with names. (Sleeve 331)

Dates: 1960 - 1969
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Wedding photograph of Rob and Sylvia Buckingham, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/831
Scope and Contents

Wedding photograph of Rob and Sylvia Buckingham leaving the church, with a crowd behind them, including E.M. Forster and Bob Buckingham. Rob is covered in confetti. Mounted in a card folder, 26.9 x 17.8 (photograph 16 x 11.7). Inscribed on front of mount, by E.M. Forster, 'Bob self Rob Sylvia'. Also inscribed on back of mount, by E.M. Forster, 'Rob's Wedding'. (Sleeve 333)

Dates: 1953
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