Eric Blair (George Orwell) on holiday at Church Stretton, Shropshire in September 1917
Eric Blair (holding rifle) with friends Guinevere and Prosper Buddicom.
Jacintha Buddicom in 1918
Jacintha Buddicom was the subject of some of Eric Blair’s early love poems.
Eric Blair in the summer of 1919
Looking for trouble.
Before an Eton Wall Game in 1921
Eric Blair is top left.
Burma Provincial Police Training School in Mandalay (1923)
Eric Blair is standing third from left.
Down and Out in Paris and London
Eric Blair in the late 1920s.
Eileen Blair visits Eric and the I.L.P contingent at the front near Huesca (Spain) in March 1937
Eileen O’Shaughnessy was Orwell’s first wife. Eric Blair is the tall (faded) man and Eileen is below him.
George Orwell in Marrakesh (1939)
Orwell writing Coming Up for Air.
George Orwell in Islington (1945)
Orwell holding his adopted son Richard.