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Children's writers and illustrators


129 People in group

Charles Benjamin Tayler

Charles Benjamin Tayler

1797-1875
Church of England clergyman and children's writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Ann Taylor (Mrs Gilbert)

Ann Taylor (Mrs Gilbert)

1782-1866
Writer of children's poetry; daughter of Ann and Isaac Taylor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jane Taylor

Jane Taylor

1783-1824
Writer of children's poetry; daughter of Ann and Isaac Taylor
Sitter in 2 portraits
Jefferys Taylor

Jefferys Taylor

1792-1853
Children's writer; youngest son of Ann and Isaac Taylor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir John Tenniel

Sir John Tenniel

1820-1914
Cartoonist and illustrator
Sitter in 16 portraits | Artist associated with 4 portraits
Alison Uttley

Alison Uttley

1884-1976
Writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Vincent Cartwright Vickers

Vincent Cartwright Vickers

1879-1939
Economist, businessman and children's author
Sitter in 1 portrait
Henry Williamson

Henry Williamson

1895-1977
Writer and journalist
Sitter in 6 portraits
Charlotte Mary Yonge

Charlotte Mary Yonge

1823-1901
Novelist and children's writer
Sitter in 7 portraits