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Charles Kingsley (1819-1875), Novelist, Church of England clergyman and controversialist

Sitter in 44 portraits
Novelist and divine; ordained, 1842, and soon became associated with Christian Socialist movement; published tracts and novels, including Yeast, 1848, and Alton Lock, 1850, promoting Christian Socialism; appointed Professor of Modern History at Cambridge, 1860, and published The Water Babies, 1863. Often the centre of controversy, Kingsley nevertheless gained both public and royal approval in his later years.

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Charles Kingsley

by Lowes Cato Dickinson
oil on canvas, 1862
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
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1939

Charles Kingsley

by Adriano Cecioni
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 30 March 1872
NPG 1939

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Charles Kingsley

by William S. Hunt, after a photograph by Unknown photographer
pen and ink, (circa 1874)
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1666

Charles Kingsley

by Thomas Woolner
plaster cast of bust, 1875
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x11876

Charles Kingsley

by John & Charles Watkins, published by Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason)
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
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Charles Kingsley

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
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Charles Kingsley

by Cundall, Downes & Co, published by Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason)
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
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Charles Kingsley

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
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Charles Kingsley

printed by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, after John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x45214

x11880

Charles Kingsley

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, early 1860s
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Charles Kingsley

by John & Charles Watkins, published by Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason)
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
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Charles Kingsley

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen print, 1860s
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Charles Kingsley

by John Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
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Charles Kingsley

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
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Charles Kingsley

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
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Charles Kingsley

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen print, 1860s
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Charles Kingsley

printed by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, after John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1875 (1860s)
NPG Ax46216

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Charles Kingsley

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1861
NPG x11878

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Charles Kingsley

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1861
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Charles Kingsley

by Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason)
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s
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