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Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894), Novelist and essayist

Sitter associated with 23 portraits
Author and traveller; abandoned engineering for the law; wrote stories and essays, remarkable for their style, charm and humour. The author of such classics of the language as The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Kidnapped and Treasure Island, Stevenson spent his last years in the South Sea Islands in search of health.

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P224

Robert Louis Stevenson

by James Notman
platinum print, 1880s
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1028

Robert Louis Stevenson

by Sir William Blake Richmond
oil on canvas, 1887
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
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2349

Robert Louis Stevenson

by Augustus Saint-Gaudens
bronze relief, 1887
NPG 2349

1184

Robert Louis Stevenson

by Percy Frederick Seaton Spence
pencil, 1893
NPG 1184

2454

Robert Louis Stevenson

by Allen Hutchinson
bronze head, 1893
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
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P1700(4b)

Robert Louis Stevenson

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, 1894 or before
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x32721

Robert Louis Stevenson

by John Moffat
albumen print, 1860-1879
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x39714

Robert Louis Stevenson

by James Notman
albumen cabinet card, 1890s
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x4629

Robert Louis Stevenson

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, circa 1891
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x135632

Robert Louis Stevenson

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
postcard print, 1893
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D6868

Called Robert Louis Stevenson

by Mortimer Luddington Menpes
etching, 1879
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D42134

Robert Louis Stevenson

after Augustus Saint-Gaudens
photograph, 1929 or before (1887)
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D9957

Robert Louis Stevenson

by Sprague & Co, after William Strang
ink-photo, published 26 January 1887
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D9956

Robert Louis Stevenson

after Joseph Simpson
lithograph after a woodcut, 1902
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x1345

Robert Louis Stevenson

by Albert George Dew-Smith
platinum print
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x4626

Robert Louis Stevenson

by Unknown photographer
photogravure, circa 1885
NPG x4626

D42651

Unknown man, formerly thought to be Robert Louis Stevenson

by Unknown artist
photogravure printing block, late 19th century
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