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Eden Phillpotts, 1862-1960
Literary File, Photography Collection

38 items

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 Eden Phillpotts Literary File consists of 38 photographs, most of which are portraits of Phillpotts at various ages throughout his life. 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This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection, which is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.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:Phillpotts, E.


Item List

Accession / P No. Description
P1Carte-de-visite portrait of Phillpotts as a boy.
P2Cabinet card portrait of Phillpotts as a young man.
P3Snapshot of Phillpotts as a young man seated in a chair outside.
P4A-P4BPortraits of Phillpotts as a middle-aged man.
P5A-P5DFour variant portraits of Phillpotts as an older man at a desk (in his study?).
P6 Portrait of Phillpotts as an older man, seated, reading a newspaper.
P7A-P7B Two variant bust portraits of Phillpotts as an older man.
P8A-P8B Two variant portraits of Phillpotts as an older man (P8B is signed).
P9Full-length portrait of Phillpotts as an older man standing in his garden.
P10-P11Portraits of Phillpotts as an older man.
P12 3/4 right profile portrait of Phillpotts, seated, with a dog on his lap, 1950.
P13 Portrait of Phillpotts in his later years, with a pipe in his mouth.
P14Snapshot of Phillpotts as an older man standing in his garden.
P15-P18Snapshots of Phillpotts and a woman (his first wife?).
P19 Portrait of Phillpotts seated outdoors with a woman (his second wife?) standing behind him, circa 1949.
P20-P21Group portraits of Phillpotts, Arnold Bennett, and Mrs. C. Williamson with Mr. C. Williamson (P20) and Mrs. Phillpotts (P21).
P22Portrait of Phillpotts as a boy on a rocking horse.
P23-P24Portraits of Phillpotts' father (P23) and mother (P24).
P25Photograph of a book display.
P26-P27Views of houses used to illustrate Phillpotts' book My Devon Year.
P28View of a country house.
P29 Photograph of a ewe and a lamb.
P30 Right profile portrait of Phillpotts as an older man, seated, holding a book or folder.
P31Portrait of Adelaide Phillpotts (Phillpotts' daughter), pulling a lawn roller, circa 1930s.
997:0105:02213/4 right profile portrait of Phillpotts, 1950 (cropped version of P12).


Index of Photographers

Beattie, John, photographer--P24
Black, Stuart--P10-P11
Chandler (Exeter, England)--P12
Croft, William, fl. ca. 1870s--P1
Elliott and Fry (Firm)--P2
Galloway, Scott, photographer--P22
Glass, Douglas, 1901-1978--P13, P19
H. J. Whitlock & Sons--P30
J. Russell & Sons--P8A-P8B
Rose K. Durrant & Son--P4A-P4B, P5A-P5D, P7A-P7B, P28
Stevens, Richard M.--P25


Eden Phillpotts Literary File Finding Aid
(Last modified: 27 April 2007 )

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