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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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x127598

H.G. Wells

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 17 June 1939
NPG x127598

x81198

H.G. Wells

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate negative, 20 June 1939
NPG x81198

x81199

H.G. Wells

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate negative, 20 June 1939
NPG x81199

x81230

H.G. Wells

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate negative, 20 June 1939
NPG x81230

x85298

H.G. Wells

by Bassano Ltd
vintage print, 20 June 1939
NPG x85298

x85299

H.G. Wells

by Bassano Ltd
vintage print, 20 June 1939
NPG x85299

x85302

H.G. Wells

by Bassano Ltd
vintage print, 20 June 1939
NPG x85302

x165783

H.G. Wells

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print on card mount, October 1943
NPG x165783

x167164

H.G. Wells

by Walter Stoneman
whole-plate glass negative, May 1944
NPG x167164

x167165

H.G. Wells

by Walter Stoneman
whole-plate glass negative, May 1944
NPG x167165

x167166

H.G. Wells

by Walter Stoneman
whole-plate glass negative, May 1944
NPG x167166

x167167

H.G. Wells

by Walter Stoneman
whole-plate glass negative, May 1944
NPG x167167

D37641

H.G. Wells

by Sir William Rothenstein
lithograph, 1904
NPG D37641

D20902

H.G. Wells

by Sir William Rothenstein
lithograph, 1904
NPG D20902

D4529

H.G. Wells

after Sir David Low
photolithograph, circa 1920-1928
NPG D4529

D4734

H.G. Wells

after Sir David Low
photolithograph, circa 1920-1928
NPG D4734

D4735

H.G. Wells

after Sir David Low
photolithograph, circa 1920-1928
NPG D4735

D23327

H.G. Wells; George Bernard Shaw

by Mark Wayner (Weiner)
lithograph, published 1931
NPG D23327

D4434

H.G. Wells

by Stefan Mrozewski
wood engraving, 1935
NPG D4434