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H.G. Wells

(1866-1946), Novelist and social commentator

Herbert George Wells

Sitter associated with 78 portraits
Author; his science-based futuristic novels, such as The Time Machine (1895) and The Shape of Things to Come (1933) gained a retrospective glamour for predicting air warfare and the atomic bomb; other works include socialist pamphlets, educational tracts and loosely autobiographical novels like The History of Mr Polly (1910).

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H.G. Wells, possibly by James Craig Annan - NPG P1132

H.G. Wells

possibly by James Craig Annan
sepia platinotype, 1907
NPG P1132

H.G. Wells, by Claud Lovat Fraser - NPG 5071

H.G. Wells

by Claud Lovat Fraser
charcoal and wash, 1910s?
NPG 5071

H.G. Wells, by Sir William Rothenstein - NPG 4644

H.G. Wells

by Sir William Rothenstein
pencil, 1912
NPG 4644

H.G. Wells, by Theodore Spicer-Simson - NPG 2055

H.G. Wells

by Theodore Spicer-Simson
plasticine medallion, circa 1922
NPG 2055

H.G. Wells, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(384)

H.G. Wells

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1926 or before
NPG 4529(384)

H.G. Wells, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(385)

H.G. Wells

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1926 or before
NPG 4529(385)

H.G. Wells, by Robert Stewart Sherriffs - NPG 5224(3)

H.G. Wells

by Robert Stewart Sherriffs
pen and ink, circa 1928-1936
NPG 5224(3)

H.G. Wells, by Herbert Samuel ('Bert') Thomas - NPG 4543

H.G. Wells

by Herbert Samuel ('Bert') Thomas
pencil, pen and ink and crayon, 1930s or 1940s?
NPG 4543

H.G. Wells, by Robert Stewart Sherriffs - NPG 5224(2)

H.G. Wells

by Robert Stewart Sherriffs
ink and pencil, 1934
NPG 5224(2)

H.G. Wells, by Gisèle Freund - NPG P438

H.G. Wells

by Gisèle Freund
colour print, 1939
NPG P438

H.G. Wells, by Yousuf Karsh - NPG P490(86)

H.G. Wells

by Yousuf Karsh
bromide print, 1943
NPG P490(86)

H.G. Wells, by Feliks Topolski - NPG 6324

H.G. Wells

by Feliks Topolski
oil on canvas, 1943
NPG 6324

H.G. Wells, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x81970

H.G. Wells

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative
NPG x81970

H.G. Wells, by Unknown photographer - NPG x13210

H.G. Wells

by Unknown photographer
vintage print, 1890s
NPG x13210

H.G. Wells, by Mayall & Newman Ltd - NPG x13211

H.G. Wells

by Mayall & Newman Ltd
cabinet card, late 1890s
NPG x13211

H.G. Wells, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x45778

H.G. Wells

by Elliott & Fry
sepia halftone reproduction of a photograph, 1901
NPG x45778

H.G. Wells, by Alvin Langdon Coburn - NPG x87258

H.G. Wells

by Alvin Langdon Coburn
photogravure, 2 November 1905
NPG x87258

H.G. Wells, by Alvin Langdon Coburn - NPG Ax7773

H.G. Wells

by Alvin Langdon Coburn
photogravure, 2 November 1905
NPG Ax7773

H.G. Wells, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x16750

H.G. Wells

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 April 1911
NPG x16750

H.G. Wells, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x16751

H.G. Wells

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 April 1911
NPG x16751

H.G. Wells, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x16752

H.G. Wells

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 April 1911
NPG x16752

H.G. Wells, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x16753

H.G. Wells

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 April 1911
NPG x16753

H.G. Wells, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG x135690

H.G. Wells

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
vintage bromide print, 1912
NPG x135690

H.G. Wells, by George Charles Beresford - NPG x13208

H.G. Wells

by George Charles Beresford
black and white glossy print, 1920
NPG x13208

H.G. Wells, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x165782

H.G. Wells

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print on card mount, 15 May 1925
NPG x165782

H.G. Wells, by Studio Lisa (Lisa Sheridan) - NPG x14356

H.G. Wells

by Studio Lisa (Lisa Sheridan)
bromide print, 1930s
NPG x14356

H.G. Wells, by Howard Coster - NPG x2146

H.G. Wells

by Howard Coster
print, 1934
NPG x2146

H.G. Wells, by Howard Coster - NPG Ax136064

H.G. Wells

by Howard Coster
vintage bromide print, 1934
NPG Ax136064

H.G. Wells, by Howard Coster - NPG Ax136159

H.G. Wells

by Howard Coster
vintage bromide print, 1934
NPG Ax136159

H.G. Wells, by Howard Coster - NPG x24291

H.G. Wells

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x24291

H.G. Wells, by Howard Coster - NPG x24292

H.G. Wells

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x24292

H.G. Wells, by Howard Coster - NPG x24294

H.G. Wells

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x24294

H.G. Wells, by Howard Coster - NPG x24295

H.G. Wells

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x24295

H.G. Wells, by Howard Coster - NPG x24296

H.G. Wells

by Howard Coster
10 x 8 inch film negative, 1934
NPG x24296

H.G. Wells, by Howard Coster - NPG x24297

H.G. Wells

by Howard Coster
10 x 8 inch film negative, 1934
NPG x24297

H.G. Wells, by Howard Coster - NPG x24298

H.G. Wells

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x24298

H.G. Wells, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x165781

H.G. Wells

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print on card mount, November 1935
NPG x165781

H.G. Wells, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x127595

H.G. Wells

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 17 June 1939
NPG x127595

H.G. Wells, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x127596

H.G. Wells

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 17 June 1939
NPG x127596

H.G. Wells, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x127597

H.G. Wells

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 17 June 1939
NPG x127597

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