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Edward Howard Marsh, 1872-1953
Literary File, Photography Collection

79 items (1 box)

Acquisition: Internal transfers
Access: Open for research
Processed by: Susan McClellan, 2006
RLIN Record ID: None


Table of Contents

Scope and Contents
Item List
Index of Photographers

Scope and Contents

The Sir Edward Howard Marsh Literary File consists of 79 photographs, including portraits of Marsh alone at various ages and with Winston Churchill and/or other people. There are also portraits of Gordon Bottomley, Rupert Brooke, and Ivor Novello, as well as scenes of various places in and peoples of East Africa. An index at the end of this guide lists photographers whose work is featured in this file. Further descriptions of some items are available in a card catalog in the repository.

This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection, which is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.

*All items are located at PH:LF:Marsh, E. H., Box.


Item List

Accession / P No.         Description
P1-P2Carte-de-visite portraits of Marsh as a boy.
P3A-P3B Portraits of Marsh as a boy holding a stuffed squirrel.
P4-P6Cabinet card portraits of Marsh as a young man (P6 is dated 1895).
P7 Portrait of Marsh as a young man.
P8A-P8BSnapshots of Marsh, 1912.
P9-P11Portraits of Marsh as an older man.
P12 Photographic reproduction of a painting of an unidentified man (Marsh in costume?).
P13-P15, P16A-P16B, P17-P21, P22A-P22B, P23-P25Photographs of Marsh with various people including Winston Churchill (P19, P22A-P22B, P23) and sculptor Henry Moore (P25), circa 1901-1935.
P26Photographic reproduction of a painting of Marsh and 4 unidentified people.
P27 Cabinet card portrait of Marsh's mother.
P28Carte-de-visite portrait of Marsh's mother with (her?) baby "Mary / who died."
P29 Photographic reproduction of a painting by Neville Lytton of Judith Wentworth.
P30Snapshot of Gordon Bottomley.
P31 Photographic postcard portrait of Ivor Novello.
P32Portrait of Rupert Brooke.
P33A-P33B, P34, P35A-P35B, P36-P38 Photographs of Winston Churchill with various people (in East Africa?).
P39Photograph of Marsh with Winston Churchill and two unidentified men in a car (same image as P23).
P40-P47Photographs of groups of various people (in East Africa?) possibly including Marsh and/or Winston Churchill.
P48-P55Miscellaneous British camp scenes (in East Africa?).
P56-P60 View of Kisumu Pier in Kisumu, Kenya (P56-P57), and other scenes with boats of various types.
P61 View of the Nile River.
P62View of the Namirembe Anglican Cathedral in Kampala, Uganda.
P63-P73 Miscellaneous scenes of African tribesmen including some in the vicinity of Kampala, Uganda, and Kisumu, Kenya.


Index of Photographers

Beresford, G. C. (George Charles)--P7
Cameron Studio--P6
Cooper, A. C.--P26
Emery Walker Limited--P32
Fall, Thomas, fl. ca. 1870s-1890s--P3A
Freeman, Pearl--P10
Hassall, Christopher, 1912-1963--P8A-P8B
Hawkins, C., photographer--P4
Hollyer, Frederick H., 1837-1933--P5
Keystone Press Agency Limited--P25
Mendelssohn, H. S., 1848-1908--P27
Morrell, Ottoline Violet Anne Cavendish-Bentinck, Lady, 1873-1938--P24
Robert Faulkner & Co.--P1-P2
Russell, Josiah--P28
Sim, David--P22A-P22B


Edward Howard Marsh Literary File Finding Aid
(Last modified: 21 June 2007)

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