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Jerome Klapka Jerome

(1859-1927), Novelist and playwright

Sitter in 32 portraits
Novelist and playwright; Jerome left school at fourteen and initially worked as a clerk for a railway company, and then as an actor. He gave up the stage in favour of writing and journalism, publishing his first book On the Stage - and Off in 1885. His most famous book Three Men in a Boat, 1889, has remained a popular classic, and has been filmed three times. He wrote several plays and worked as an editor on The Idler and To-Day magazines. Jerome served as an ambulance driver in the French army during the First World War (he was too old for the British Army), and he wrote his autobiography My Life and Times in 1926.

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Jerome Klapka Jerome, by Solomon Joseph Solomon - NPG 4492

Jerome Klapka Jerome

by Solomon Joseph Solomon
oil on panel, circa 1889
NPG 4492

Jerome Klapka Jerome, by Philip Alexius de László - NPG 4491

Jerome Klapka Jerome

by Philip Alexius de László
oil on canvas, 1921
NPG 4491

Jerome Klapka Jerome, by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by  Eglington & Co - NPG Ax9370

Jerome Klapka Jerome

by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by Eglington & Co
carbon print, published 1 June 1890
NPG Ax9370

Jerome Klapka Jerome, by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by  Eglington & Co - NPG Ax27638

Jerome Klapka Jerome

by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by Eglington & Co
carbon print, published 1893
NPG Ax27638

Jerome Klapka Jerome, by W. & D. Downey, published by  Cassell & Company, Ltd - NPG Ax16151

Jerome Klapka Jerome

by W. & D. Downey, published by Cassell & Company, Ltd
carbon print, published 1893
NPG Ax16151

Jerome Klapka Jerome, published by Ogden's - NPG x136534

Jerome Klapka Jerome

published by Ogden's
cigarette card, published circa 1894-1907
NPG x136534

Jerome Klapka Jerome, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd - NPG x196478

Jerome Klapka Jerome

published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
bromide postcard print, circa 1903
NPG x196478

Jerome Klapka Jerome, by Frederic G. Hodsoll - NPG Ax25180

Jerome Klapka Jerome

by Frederic G. Hodsoll
glossy sepia bromide print, circa 1904
NPG Ax25180

Jerome Klapka Jerome, by Mendoza Galleries - NPG x29905

Jerome Klapka Jerome

by Mendoza Galleries
platinotype on card mount, 1910s
NPG x29905

Jerome Klapka Jerome, by and after Bassano Ltd - NPG Ax136959

Jerome Klapka Jerome

by and after Bassano Ltd
printing-out paper print, 1914
NPG Ax136959

Jerome Klapka Jerome, by Walter Stoneman, for  James Russell & Sons - NPG Ax39112

Jerome Klapka Jerome

by Walter Stoneman, for James Russell & Sons
bromide print, circa 1916
NPG Ax39112

Jerome Klapka Jerome, by Hay Wrightson - NPG x11843

Jerome Klapka Jerome

by Hay Wrightson
platinum print on card mount, 1920s
NPG x11843

Jerome Klapka Jerome, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x18555

Jerome Klapka Jerome

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 May 1924
NPG x18555

Jerome Klapka Jerome, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x18557

Jerome Klapka Jerome

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 May 1924
NPG x18557

Jerome Klapka Jerome, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x18558

Jerome Klapka Jerome

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 May 1924
NPG x18558

Jerome Klapka Jerome, by Frank Arthur Swaine - NPG x11844

Jerome Klapka Jerome

by Frank Arthur Swaine
sepia-toned bromide print, circa 1926
NPG x11844

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Jerome Klapka Jerome

by Alexander Bassano
glass negative, 1897
NPG x599

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