William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), Novelist
Sitter in 41 portraits
Artist of 2 portraits
Novelist; contributed to a variety of newspapers and journals, including Punch, with his own illustrations; First achieved success with Vanity Fair, 1847-8, after an early career as a journalist; Pendennis and The Newcomes confirmed his status as a major novelist.
Mirehouse, Keswick, Cumbria
Literature, Journalism and Publishing
Novelists and authors