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date: 29 October 2020

Isaacs, Jacoblocked

(1896–1973)
  • William Baker

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Isaacs, Jacob (1896–1973), literary scholar, was born in London on 6 December 1896, the son of the Revd Moses David Isaacs and his wife, Jessie, daughter of the Revd Moses Bregman. Isaacs's parents were Orthodox Jews, and he was brought up in the largely Jewish ...

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National Portrait Gallery, London
(1920–)