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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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D42423

H.G. Wells

after Unknown artist
cigarette card, 1937
NPG D42423

x13209

H.G. Wells

by George Charles Beresford
bromide print, circa 1920
NPG x13209

x6609

H.G. Wells

by George Charles Beresford
dry-plate glass negative, 1920
NPG x6609

x6610

H.G. Wells

by George Charles Beresford
dry-plate glass negative, 1920
NPG x6610

x163308

H.G. Wells

by Walter Stoneman
negative, 15 May 1925
NPG x163308

x163309

H.G. Wells

by Walter Stoneman
negative, 15 May 1925
NPG x163309

Ax3515

H.G. Wells

by Howard Coster
print, 1934
NPG Ax3515

x2147

H.G. Wells

by Howard Coster
print, 1934
NPG x2147

x24293

H.G. Wells

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x24293

x169254

H.G. Wells

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, October 1943
NPG x169254

x169255

H.G. Wells

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, October 1943
NPG x169255

x169256

H.G. Wells

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, October 1943
NPG x169256

x169257

H.G. Wells

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, October 1943
NPG x169257

x169258

H.G. Wells

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, October 1943
NPG x169258

x138118

H.G. Wells

by Ronald Proctor
bromide print, 8 March 1945
NPG x138118

D13584

H.G. Wells

by Henryk Gotlib
pencil, circa 1939-1945
NPG D13584

D13590

H.G. Wells

by Henryk Gotlib
pencil, circa 1939-1945
NPG D13590

D13602

probably H.G. Wells

by Henryk Gotlib
pencil, circa 1939-1945
NPG D13602