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Notable Writers Images

We have permission to use images of key notable writers associated with the Royal Literary Fund.

J.M. Barrie by George Charles Beresford
© National Portrait Gallery, London

Margaret Busby by Mayotte Magnus
© Mayotte Magnus / National Portrait Gallery, London

G.K. Chesterton by Lafayette
© National Portrait Gallery, London

Samuel Taylor Coleridge by; published by; after William Say; Marseille Middleton Holloway; James Northcote
© National Portrait Gallery, London

Ivy Compton-Burnett
© Hulton Archive Getty Images

Joseph Conrad by Percy Anderson
© National Portrait Gallery, London

Charles Dickens by Daniel Maclise
© National Portrait Gallery, London

King George IV by William Finden
© National Portrait Gallery, London

James Joyce by Jacques-Emile Blanche
© National Portrait Gallery, London

D.H. Lawrence by; copied by Ernesto Guardia; Peter A. Juley
© National Portrait Gallery, London

Doris Lessing by Godfrey Argent
© National Portrait Gallery, London

William Makepeace Thackeray by Cundall, Downes & Co
© National Portrait Gallery, London

Mustapha Matura
© Courtesy of Ingrid Selberg and the Matura family

W. Somerset Maugham by Bassano Ltd
© National Portrait Gallery, London

A.A. Milne by Howard Coster
© National Portrait Gallery, London

A.A. Milne; Christopher Robin Milne and Pooh Bear by Howard Coster
© National Portrait Gallery, London

E. Nesbit by Thomas White of Lewisham
© National Portrait Gallery, London

Edna O’Brien by Jane Bown
© The Jane Bown Literary Estate / National Portrait Gallery, London

J.B. Priestley by Howard Coster
© National Portrait Gallery, London

J.B. Priestley
© Mirrorpix / Science Museum Group

Arthur Ransome by John Gay
© National Portrait Gallery, London

Bram Stoker by W. & D. Downey, 1906
© Noel Dobbs, courtesy of the Bram Stoker Estate Collection

Bram Stoker Portrait by N. Sarony, circa 1896
© Noel Dobbs, courtesy of the Bram Stoker Estate Collection

Dylan Thomas by John Gay
© National Portrait Gallery, London

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha by Franz Xaver Winterhalter
© National Portrait Gallery, London

Ali Smith by Sarah Wood
© Sarah Wood

Noel Streatfield
© Getty / United News Popperfoto

Anthony Trollope by Lock & Whitfield
© National Portrait Gallery, London

 

Historical Archive Letters

We have permission to use images of letters to the Royal Literary Fund from notable writers who applied for grants or who gave references in support of beneficiaries.

Walter De La Mare

Letter by Walter De La Mare to the Royal Literary Fund in support of Dylan Thomas

© Literary Trustees of Walter de la Mare and The Society of Authors, used with permission

A.E. Coppard

Letter by A.E. Coppard to the Royal Literary Fund in support of Doris Lessing, 3 Nov 1955

© A.E.Coppard Estate, used with permission

D.H. Lawrence

© Cambridge University Press 2002-2003. Reproduced by permission of Paper Lion Ltd, The Estate of Frieda Lawrence Ravagli and Cambridge University Press

Doris Lessing

© Doris Lessing. Featured by kind permission of Jonathan Clowes Ltd on behalf of The Estate of Doris Lessing

C.S. Lewis

Letter by C.S. Lewis to the Royal Literary Fund in support of Mervyn Peake, 4 Nov 1961

© CS Lewis Pte Ltd, used with permission

Edith Nesbit (Fair Use Disclaimer)

© All rights and credit go to the owner. No copyright infringement intended.

Mervyn Peake

© Estate of Maeve Gilmore, used with permission

Ezra Pound

Letter by Ezra Pound to the Royal Literary Fund in support of James Joyce, circa 1915

© 2023 The Pound Estate, used with permission

Dylan Thomas

© The Dylan Thomas Trust, used with permission

Bram Stoker

© Noel Dobbs 2023. Courtesy of the Bram Stoker Estate Collection.