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T.S. Eliot

by George Platt Lynes

1947


Eliot was photographed by American photographer Platt Lynes in 1947 as a
commission for Vogue. Eliot's thoughts on the portraits are revealed in a
letter he wrote to the photographer in September 1947 in which he describes
them as 'very good indeed' and comments that 'the total effect gives me an
impression that I look like a moderately good film actor in a variety of
parts.'


https://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/portrait/mw213832/TS-Eliot


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