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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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x16752

H.G. Wells

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

x16753

H.G. Wells

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

x135690

H.G. Wells

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

x13208

H.G. Wells

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

x165782

H.G. Wells

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

x14356

H.G. Wells

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

x2146

H.G. Wells

by Howard Coster
print, 1934
NPG x2146

Ax136064

H.G. Wells

by Howard Coster
vintage bromide print, 1934
NPG Ax136064

Ax136159

H.G. Wells

by Howard Coster
vintage bromide print, 1934
NPG Ax136159

x24291

H.G. Wells

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

x24292

H.G. Wells

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

x24294

H.G. Wells

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

x24295

H.G. Wells

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

x24296

H.G. Wells

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

x24297

H.G. Wells

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

x24298

H.G. Wells

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

x165781

H.G. Wells

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

x127595

H.G. Wells

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

x127596

H.G. Wells

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

x127597

H.G. Wells

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

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