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Charles Kingsley

(1819-1875), Novelist, Church of England clergyman and controversialist

Sitter in 47 portraits
Novelist and divine; ordained, 1842, and soon became associated with Christian Socialist movement; published tracts and novels, including Yeast, 1848, and Alton Lock, 1850, promoting Christian Socialism; appointed Professor of Modern History at Cambridge, 1860, and published The Water Babies, 1863. Often the centre of controversy, Kingsley nevertheless gained both public and royal approval in his later years.

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Charles Kingsley, by Lowes Cato Dickinson - NPG 2525

Charles Kingsley

by Lowes Cato Dickinson
oil on canvas, 1862
NPG 2525

Charles Kingsley, by Adriano Cecioni - NPG 1939

Charles Kingsley

by Adriano Cecioni
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 30 March 1872
NPG 1939

Charles Kingsley, by William S. Hunt, after a photograph by  Unknown photographer - NPG 1284

Charles Kingsley

by William S. Hunt, after a photograph by Unknown photographer
pen and ink, late 19th century, based on a work of 1874
NPG 1284

Charles Kingsley, by Thomas Woolner - NPG 1666

Charles Kingsley

by Thomas Woolner
plaster cast of bust, 1875
NPG 1666

Charles Kingsley, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, after  John & Charles Watkins - NPG x197126

Charles Kingsley

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, after John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, (1860s)
NPG x197126

Charles Kingsley, by John & Charles Watkins, published by  Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason) - NPG x11876

Charles Kingsley

by John & Charles Watkins, published by Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason)
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x11876

Charles Kingsley, by John & Charles Watkins - NPG x11875

Charles Kingsley

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x11875

Charles Kingsley, by Cundall, Downes & Co, published by  Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason) - NPG x11869

Charles Kingsley

by Cundall, Downes & Co, published by Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason)
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG x11869

Charles Kingsley, by John & Charles Watkins - NPG x17022

Charles Kingsley

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x17022

Charles Kingsley, printed by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, after  John & Charles Watkins - NPG x45214

Charles Kingsley

printed by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, after John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x45214

Charles Kingsley, by Unknown photographer - NPG x11880

Charles Kingsley

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, early 1860s
NPG x11880

Charles Kingsley, by John & Charles Watkins, published by  Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason) - NPG Ax11952

Charles Kingsley

by John & Charles Watkins, published by Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason)
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax11952

Charles Kingsley, by John & Charles Watkins - NPG Ax7322

Charles Kingsley

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen print, arched top, 1860s
NPG Ax7322

Charles Kingsley, by John & Charles Watkins - NPG Ax21882

Charles Kingsley

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen print, 1860s
NPG Ax21882

Charles Kingsley, by John Watkins - NPG Ax28407

Charles Kingsley

by John Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax28407

Charles Kingsley, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG Ax28563

Charles Kingsley

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax28563

Charles Kingsley, by John & Charles Watkins - NPG Ax38779

Charles Kingsley

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax38779

Charles Kingsley, by John & Charles Watkins - NPG Ax21903

Charles Kingsley

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen print, 1860s
NPG Ax21903

Charles Kingsley, printed by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, after  John & Charles Watkins - NPG Ax46216

Charles Kingsley

printed by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, after John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1875 (1860s)
NPG Ax46216

Charles Kingsley, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x11878

Charles Kingsley

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1861
NPG x11878

Charles Kingsley, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax17851

Charles Kingsley

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1861
NPG Ax17851

Charles Kingsley, by Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason) - NPG x128889

Charles Kingsley

by Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason)
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s
NPG x128889

Charles Kingsley, by John & Charles Watkins, published by  Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason) - NPG Ax9794

Charles Kingsley

by John & Charles Watkins, published by Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason)
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s
NPG Ax9794

Charles Kingsley, by Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason) - NPG x197985

Charles Kingsley

by Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason)
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG x197985

Charles Kingsley, by Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason) - NPG x46566

Charles Kingsley

by Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason)
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG x46566

Charles Kingsley, by John & Charles Watkins, published by  Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason) - NPG x11874

Charles Kingsley

by John & Charles Watkins, published by Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason)
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s
NPG x11874

Charles Kingsley, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x29176

Charles Kingsley

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet card, mid-late 1870s (circa 1866)
NPG x29176

Charles Kingsley, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x11870

Charles Kingsley

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, late 1880s or after (circa 1866)
NPG x11870

Charles Kingsley, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x11871

Charles Kingsley

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1866
NPG x11871

Charles Kingsley, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x11873

Charles Kingsley

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1866
NPG x11873

Charles Kingsley, by Elliott & Fry - NPG Ax18227

Charles Kingsley

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1866
NPG Ax18227

Charles Kingsley, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x11877

Charles Kingsley

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, late 1860s
NPG x11877

Charles Kingsley, by Robert White Thrupp - NPG x197321

Charles Kingsley

by Robert White Thrupp
albumen cabinet card, 1870-1875
NPG x197321

Charles Kingsley, by John Collier, after  Robert White Thrupp - NPG x197322

Charles Kingsley

by John Collier, after Robert White Thrupp
albumen cabinet card, 1888 or after (1870-1875)
NPG x197322

Charles Kingsley, by Robert White Thrupp - NPG x11872

Charles Kingsley

by Robert White Thrupp
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870-1875
NPG x11872

Charles Kingsley, by Robert White Thrupp - NPG x76317

Charles Kingsley

by Robert White Thrupp
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870-1875
NPG x76317

Charles Kingsley, by Frank Mason Good - NPG x11879

Charles Kingsley

by Frank Mason Good
albumen print mounted on card, circa 1870
NPG x11879

Charles Kingsley, by George Watmough Webster & Son - NPG Ax18318

Charles Kingsley

by George Watmough Webster & Son
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1870s
NPG Ax18318

Charles Kingsley, by Napoleon Sarony - NPG x197323

Charles Kingsley

by Napoleon Sarony
albumen cabinet card, 1874
NPG x197323

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