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119 People in group: Profession; Children's writers and illustrators

Thomas Hughes

1822-1896
Social reformer and children's writer
Sitter in 14 portraits

Richard Jefferies

1848-1887
Novelist and naturalist
Sitter in 3 portraits

Margaret Elizabeth Child-Villiers (née Leigh), Countess of Jersey

1849-1945
Political hostess, philanthropist and children's writer; wife of 7th Earl of Jersey and daughter of 2nd Baron Leigh
Sitter in 8 portraits

Charles Kingsley

1819-1875
Novelist, Church of England clergyman and controversialist
Sitter in 44 portraits

Dick King-Smith

1922-2011
Writer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Eric Mowbray Knight

1897-1943
'Richard Hallas'; author and journalist
Sitter in 2 portraits

Richmal Crompton

1890-1969
Novelist
Sitter in 5 portraits

Andrew Lang

1844-1912
Poet, scholar and writer
Sitter in 13 portraits

Edward Lear

1812-1888
Artist and author of the 'Book of Nonsense'
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait

C.S. Lewis

1898-1963
Author
Sitter in 5 portraits

Dame Penelope Margaret Lively

1933-
Writer
Sitter in 2 portraits

Edward Verrall Lucas

1868-1938
Essayist and literary scholar
Sitter in 17 portraits

George MacDonald

1824-1905
Poet and novelist
Sitter in 16 portraits

Maurice Maeterlinck

1862-1949
Belgian poet and dramatist
Sitter in 3 portraits

Frederick Marryat

1792-1848
Naval captain and novelist
Sitter in 2 portraits

Harriet Martineau

1802-1876
Social philosopher and writer; sister of James Martineau
Sitter in 8 portraits

John Masefield

1878-1967
Poet Laureate
Sitter in 36 portraits

William Mayne

1928-2010
Children's writer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Spike Milligan

1918-2002
Comedian and writer
Sitter in 19 portraits

A.A. Milne

1882-1956
Writer, playwright and journalist
Sitter in 41 portraits