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Randolph Hughes Esq. c 1916

By Edward H Wolfe

This portrait was acquired by the Library from Randolph William Hughes as part of the Randolph Hughes Collection. Born in Sydney in 1889, Hughes pursued a career as a writer, literary critic and lecturer in French language and literature.

Hughes worked in Europe during the rise of Nazism and was impressed by Hitler’s new Germany. His pro-fascist views and pagan beliefs led to conflict with the literary establishment and he resigned from his academic position at Kings College London in 1935.

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Collection Item Type:
Oil on canvas
Call Number:
DG 400
Published date:
c 1916
On display:
Exhibition Galleries
Copyright Information:

Copyright status: In copyright - Life of creator plus 70 years

Rights and Restrictions Information: No reproduction without prior written approval of copyright holder

Please acknowledge: Dixson Galleries, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holder

Display Location:
Exhibition Galleries
Historical Dates
Started Wednesday, 1 January 1930
Finished Thursday, 31 December 1936