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Sir Anthony Hope (Anthony Hope Hawkins)

(1863-1933), Novelist

Sitter in 15 portraits
London-born Anthony Hope trained as a lawyer and barrister, was called to the Bar in 1887 and practised law until 1894. His first novel was A Man of Mark (1890), but it was his second work, The Prisoner of Zenda, which brought him to prominence. It was published in 1894 and was an immediate success, enabling Hope to give up law and concentrate solely on writing. He alternated between romances and more serious fiction, and completed many other novels and plays. The King's Mirror (1899) was considered by many to be his best work. Hope was knighted in recognition of his contribution to British propaganda efforts during World War I.

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Anthony Hope (Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins), by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(172)

Anthony Hope (Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins)

by Sir David Low
pencil, circa 1920s-1933
NPG 4529(172)

Sir Anthony Hope (Anthony Hope Hawkins), published by Ogden's - NPG x136533

Sir Anthony Hope (Anthony Hope Hawkins)

published by Ogden's
cigarette card, circa 1901, published 1901-1907
NPG x136533

Sir Anthony Hope (Anthony Hope Hawkins), by Walter Stoneman, for  James Russell & Sons - NPG Ax39178

Sir Anthony Hope (Anthony Hope Hawkins)

by Walter Stoneman, for James Russell & Sons
bromide print, circa 1916
NPG Ax39178

Sir Anthony Hope (Anthony Hope Hawkins), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x18553

Sir Anthony Hope (Anthony Hope Hawkins)

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 17 June 1920
NPG x18553

Sir Anthony Hope (Anthony Hope Hawkins), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x18554

Sir Anthony Hope (Anthony Hope Hawkins)

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 17 June 1920
NPG x18554

Sir Anthony Hope (Anthony Hope Hawkins ('Men of the Day. No. 640.'), by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG D44783

Sir Anthony Hope (Anthony Hope Hawkins ('Men of the Day. No. 640.')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 26 December 1895
NPG D44783

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Sir Anthony Hope (Anthony Hope Hawkins)

by George Charles Beresford
dry-plate glass negative, 1903
NPG x6519

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Sir Anthony Hope (Anthony Hope Hawkins)

by George Charles Beresford
dry-plate glass negative, 1903
NPG x6520

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