Kenneth Macpherson

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Kenneth Macpherson, photographed by Islay Lyons
Kenneth Macpherson (1902—1971) was a novelist, photographer, critic and film-maker, noted for his 1930 film Borderline.

In 1927 he married the writer, Annie Winifred Ellerman, known as Bryher. He also had a relationship with Bryher's partner Hilda Doolittle, known as H.D. Macpherson, Bryher and H.D. together formed the Pool Group of artists and film makers, producing a monthly journal, Close Up.

In 1947, Macpherson bought a home on Capri, "Villa Tuoro", which he shared with his lover, the Welsh photographer, Algernon Islay de Courcy Lyons.

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