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

Sitter associated with 27 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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D9957

Robert Louis Stevenson

by Sprague & Co, after William Strang
ink-photo, published 26 January 1887
NPG D9957

D9956

Robert Louis Stevenson

after Joseph Simpson
lithograph after a woodcut, 1902
NPG D9956

x1345

Robert Louis Stevenson

by Albert George Dew-Smith
platinum print
NPG x1345

x199275

'R.L. Stevenson and the Cradle of his Song' (Robert Louis Stevenson)

published by William J. Hay
postcard print, circa 1900s
NPG x199275

D42651

Unknown man, formerly thought to be Robert Louis Stevenson

by Unknown artist
photogravure printing block, late 19th century
NPG D42651

D45912

Getting outside a Guinness with R.L.S.

published by Illustrated London News, after Raymond Teague Cowern
colour relief halftone, published 20 August 1955
NPG D45912

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