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Sir William Watson. Woodcut by R. Bryden.

Bryden, Robert, 1865-1939.

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(John) William Watson, poet; "Watson chose the sonnet as a means of upbraiding Britain for its unjust actions in the Sudan and for its weak, indecisive response to Russia's hostile moves in Afghanistan" (ODNB); knighted in 1917 for poems praising Lloyd George's conduct of the War; opponent of obscurantism in the Modern Movement Head and shoulders to right looking to front, with large moustache

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William Watson ; RB ft.

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1 print : woodcut ; image and border 35.5 x 25.2 cm

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Wellcome Library no. 644525i

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Bears artist's monogram: RB with R reversed



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