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Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), Writer and poet

(Joseph) Rudyard Kipling

Sitter associated with 39 portraits
Author and poet; born in Bombay; educated in England but returned to India and worked for Civil and Military Gazette in Lahore; his many publications include Plain Tales from the Hills, 1887, The Jungle Book, 1894, and Kim, 1901; unequalled as an observer of the Raj and as a commentator on the duties and obligations of empire. Later in life settled in Sussex, from which he drew the inspiration for Puck of Pook's Hill, 1906, and Rewards and Fairies, 1910, as well as some of his finest late stories; long out of favour because of the imperial themes in his work, he is now recognised as one of the major talents of his time.

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3478

Rudyard Kipling

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3478

3588

Rudyard Kipling

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3588

P1700(40a)

Rudyard Kipling

by Francis Henry Hart, for Elliott & Fry
albumen print, 1893
NPG P1700(40a)

2919

Rudyard Kipling

by William Strang
pencil, circa 1898
NPG 2919

1863

Rudyard Kipling

by Sir Philip Burne-Jones, 2nd Bt
oil on canvas, 1899
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1863

3874

Rudyard Kipling

by Sir William Rothenstein
sanguine and black chalk, circa 1932
NPG 3874

2955

Rudyard Kipling

by Ginette Bingguely-Lejeune
bronze head, 1936-1937
NPG 2955

x136538

Rudyard Kipling

by Francis Henry Hart, for Elliott & Fry, published by Félix Potin
cigarette card, published after 1893 (1893)
NPG x136538

x197046

Rudyard Kipling

by Francis Henry Hart, for Elliott & Fry, published by Ogden's
cigarette card, 1893, published circa 1894-1907
NPG x197046

x11810

Rudyard Kipling

by Francis Henry Hart, for Elliott & Fry
albumen print, 1893
NPG x11810

x81808

Rudyard Kipling

by Francis Henry Hart, for Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass copy negative, 1893
NPG x81808

x137590

Rudyard Kipling

by Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction tear sheet, published 2 August 1913
NPG x137590

x11811

Rudyard Kipling

by Henri Manuel
sepia postcard print, early 1920s
NPG x11811

x36220

Rudyard Kipling; King George V

by Daily Sketch
bromide print on Daily Sketch mount, 11 May 1922
NPG x36220

x138111

Rudyard Kipling

by Culver Pictures Ltd
vintage press print, 1924
NPG x138111

x11899

Rudyard Kipling

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1924
NPG x11899

x74736

Rudyard Kipling

by Walter Stoneman
whole-plate glass negative, 1924
NPG x74736

x74739

Rudyard Kipling

by Walter Stoneman
whole-plate glass negative, 1924
NPG x74739

x74737

Rudyard Kipling

by Walter Stoneman
whole-plate glass negative, 1924
NPG x74737

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