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Rudyard Kipling

(1865-1936), Writer and poet

(Joseph) Rudyard Kipling

Sitter associated with 40 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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Rudyard Kipling, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x74739

Rudyard Kipling

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

Rudyard Kipling, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x74737

Rudyard Kipling

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

Rudyard Kipling, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x74738

Rudyard Kipling

by Walter Stoneman
whole-plate glass negative, 1924
NPG x74738

Rudyard Kipling, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x81810

Rudyard Kipling

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass copy negative, 1924
NPG x81810

Rudyard Kipling, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x81809

Rudyard Kipling

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass copy negative, 1924
NPG x81809

Rudyard Kipling, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x81807

Rudyard Kipling

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass copy negative, 1924
NPG x81807

Rudyard Kipling, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x11900

Rudyard Kipling

by Walter Stoneman
matte bromide print, 9 November 1934
NPG x11900

Rudyard Kipling, after Violet Manners, Duchess of Rutland - NPG D23358

Rudyard Kipling

after Violet Manners, Duchess of Rutland
lithograph, 1891
NPG D23358

Rudyard Kipling ('Men of the Day. No. 589.'), by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG D44702

Rudyard Kipling ('Men of the Day. No. 589.')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 7 June 1894
NPG D44702

Rudyard Kipling, by William Nicholson - NPG D36883

Rudyard Kipling

by William Nicholson
hand-coloured woodcut, 1897
NPG D36883

Rudyard Kipling, by William Strang, printed by  David Strang - NPG D36882

Rudyard Kipling

by William Strang, printed by David Strang
etching, 1898
NPG D36882

Rudyard Kipling, published by William Heinemann, after  William Nicholson - NPG D32971

Rudyard Kipling

published by William Heinemann, after William Nicholson
lithographic reproduction of a hand-coloured woodcut, published 1899 (1897)
NPG D32971

Rudyard Kipling, after Richard George Mathews - NPG D21217

Rudyard Kipling

after Richard George Mathews
line block after a drawing, circa 1900
NPG D21217

Rudyard Kipling, by William Strang - NPG D36884

Rudyard Kipling

by William Strang
etching and aquatint, 1900
NPG D36884

Rudyard Kipling, by Alexander ('Alick') Penrose Forbes Ritchie - NPG D2673

Rudyard Kipling

by Alexander ('Alick') Penrose Forbes Ritchie
colour relief halftone cigarette card, 1926
NPG D2673

Rudyard Kipling, after Frances Amicia de Biden Footner - NPG D20831

Rudyard Kipling

after Frances Amicia de Biden Footner
collotype, 1930s
NPG D20831

Rudyard Kipling ('The Singer of Empire'), after Leonard Raven-Hill - NPG D43028

Rudyard Kipling ('The Singer of Empire')

after Leonard Raven-Hill
colour relief halftone, published 26 June 1935
NPG D43028

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Rudyard Kipling

by Francis Henry Hart, for Elliott & Fry
bromide print, 1893
NPG x100964

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