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Henry Havelock Ellis

(1859-1939), Physician and psychologist

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 17 portraits
Psychologist, physician and pioneer in the scientific study of sex, Havelock Ellis was the author of Studies in the Psychology of Sex (7 volumes, 1897-1928) which was banned in Britain but published in the USA. His book Sexual Inversion, co-written by John Addington Symonds, was the first medical textbook on homosexuality. One of the first scientists to investigate the effect of psychedelic drugs, Havelock Ellis was also an advocate for sex education, birth control and women's suffrage.

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Henry Havelock Ellis, by Henry Bishop - NPG 6626

Henry Havelock Ellis

by Henry Bishop
oil on canvas, mid-late 1890s
On display in Room 27 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6626

Henry Havelock Ellis, by Lafayette - NPG x48019

Henry Havelock Ellis

by Lafayette
half-plate nitrate negative, 12 January 1932
NPG x48019

Henry Havelock Ellis, by Lafayette - NPG x48020

Henry Havelock Ellis

by Lafayette
half-plate nitrate negative, 12 January 1932
NPG x48020

Henry Havelock Ellis, by Lafayette - NPG x48021

Henry Havelock Ellis

by Lafayette
half-plate nitrate negative, 12 January 1932
NPG x48021

Henry Havelock Ellis, by Howard Coster - NPG Ax136067

Henry Havelock Ellis

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1934
NPG Ax136067

Henry Havelock Ellis, by Howard Coster - NPG x11563

Henry Havelock Ellis

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x11563

Henry Havelock Ellis, by Howard Coster - NPG x11564

Henry Havelock Ellis

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x11564

Henry Havelock Ellis, by Howard Coster - NPG x11565

Henry Havelock Ellis

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x11565

Henry Havelock Ellis, by Howard Coster - NPG x11566

Henry Havelock Ellis

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x11566

Henry Havelock Ellis, by Howard Coster - NPG x11567

Henry Havelock Ellis

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x11567

Henry Havelock Ellis, by Howard Coster - NPG x11568

Henry Havelock Ellis

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x11568

Henry Havelock Ellis, by Howard Coster - NPG x11569

Henry Havelock Ellis

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x11569

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