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

Sitter associated with 26 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
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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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D42651

Unknown man, formerly thought to be Robert Louis Stevenson

by Unknown artist
photogravure printing block, late 19th century
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D45912

Getting outside a Guinness with R.L.S. (Robert Louis Stevenson; probably Isobel Stuart Strong (née Osbourne); probably Fanny Stevenson (née Van de Grift))

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