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G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936), Poet, novelist and critic

Gilbert Keith ('G.K.') Chesterton

Sitter in 73 portraits
Essayist, critic, novelist and poet, the creator of Father Brown.

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x10768

G.K. Chesterton

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1926
NPG x10768

x10769

G.K. Chesterton

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1926
NPG x10769

x10770

G.K. Chesterton

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1926
NPG x10770

x166522

G.K. Chesterton

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1931
NPG x166522

x10512

G.K. Chesterton

by Howard Coster
10 x 8 inch film negative, 1934
NPG x10512

x10513

G.K. Chesterton

by Howard Coster
10 x 8 inch film negative, 1934
NPG x10513

x10514

G.K. Chesterton

by Howard Coster
10 x 8 inch film negative, 1934
NPG x10514

x10515

G.K. Chesterton

by Howard Coster
10 x 8 inch film negative, 1934
NPG x10515

x10752

G.K. Chesterton

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x10752

x10753

G.K. Chesterton

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x10753

x10772

G.K. Chesterton

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x10772

D366

G.K. Chesterton

by Harry Lawrence Oakley
silhouette, 1920s-1930s
NPG D366

D2068

G.K. Chesterton

by Walter Tittle
lithograph, 1922
NPG D2068

D2663

G.K. Chesterton

by Alexander ('Alick') Penrose Forbes Ritchie
colour relief halftone cigarette card, 1926
NPG D2663

D18345

G.K. Chesterton

by Robert Stewart Sherriffs
ink, 1930s
NPG D18345

D23329

G.K. Chesterton

by Mark Wayner (Weiner)
lithograph, published 1931
NPG D23329

D32935

G.K. Chesterton

after (Percy) Wyndham Lewis
lithograph, 1932
NPG D32935

D2723

G.K. Chesterton

by Unknown artist, issued by Godfrey Phillips
colour relief halftone cigarette card, 1932
NPG D2723

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