George Bernard Shaw Photographs c1865-1950


George Bernard Shaw Photographs, c1865-1950

George Bernard Shaw Photographs c1865-1950

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Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 (person)

Born in Dublin, Ireland, on July 26, 1856, George Bernard Shaw was the only son and third and youngest child of George Carr and Lucinda Elizabeth Gurly Shaw. Though descended from landed Irish gentry, Shaw's father was unable to sustain any more than a facade of gentility. Shaw's official education consisted of being tutored by an uncle and briefly attending Protestant and Catholic day schools. At fifteen Shaw began working as a bookkeeper in a land agent's office which required him t...

John, Augustus, 1878-1961 (person)

The Welsh artist Augustus John was a successful painter and draftsman, and a well known bohemian figure. He was in great demand as a portraitist, although his works were often controversial. During WWI he was employed by the Canadian government as a war artist in France. John visited the United States as a guest of the Carnegie Institute in 1923. In 1942 King George VI awarded him the Order of Merit for services to art. From the description of Letters, 1917-ca. 1957. (Getty Research ...

Webb, Martha Beatrice, 1858-1943. (person)

For a biographical history of Sidney and Beatrice Webb, see the description for the Passfield personal papers (Ref: Passfield). From the guide to the Album of photographs of cooperative shops in Leningrad, given to Sidney Webb, 1934, (British Library of Political and Economic Science) Married Sidney Webb (1859-1947), later Baron Passfield, in 1892. Epithet: social reformer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Desc...

Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947 (person)

British socialist and economist. He and his wife, Beatrice, were early members of the Fabian Society. From the description of [Letter, 19]29 Feb. 9, Passfield Corner, Liphook, Hants. [to] Esther Lowenthal / Sidney Webb. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 464289622 Author and activist Sidney Webb, along with his wife Beatrice, was an influential force for social reform in Great Britain. A brilliant student, he earned a law degree and held political aspirations. He was won o...

Lawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward), 1888-1935 (person)

Lawrence, a British archaeologist, soldier, and writer, was known as Lawrence of Arabia. From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1934-1937. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122590319 From the guide to the T. E. Lawrence miscellaneous papers, 1934-1937., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Thomas Edward Lawrence was born Aug. 16, 1888, at Tremadoc, North Wales. His parents, Sir John Chapman and Sarah Junner never married, th...

West, Beatrice Stella Cornwallis-., 1865-1940 (person)

Carrington, Dora de Houghton, 1893-1932 (person)

British painter; member of Bloomsbury group. From the description of Dora Carrington Collection, 1912-1965. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122617186 Dora Carrington, fourth child of a family of five, was born at Hereford in 1893. In 1903, the family moved to Bedford where Dora Carrington attended Bedford School for Girls excelling at art. Encouraged by the headmistress, Carrington was successful in gaining ...

MaCarthy, Lila Emma Lillah., 1875-1960 (person)

Astor, Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, Viscountess, 1879-1964 (person)

Born Nancy Witcher Langhorne, of Richmond, Va., and "Mirador," Albemarle co., Va. Married Robert Gould Shaw, 1897; divorced, 1903; one son, Robert Gould. Married Waldorf Astor (1879-1952) of Cliveden, Buckinghamshire, Eng., 1906; five children: William Waldorf (b. 1907), Nancy Phyllis Louise (b. 1909), Frances David Langhorne (b. 1912), Michael (b. 1916), and John Jacob (b. 1918). Elected first woman to Parliament, 1919, serving twenty-five years. From the description of Pa...

Shaw, Charlotte Frances. nee Payne-Townsend, d 1943 (person)

Barker, Harley Granville Granville-., 1877-1946 (person)

Knight, Laura, | Dame, 1877-1970 (person)

Rodin, Auguste (François Auguste René), 1840-1917 (person)