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Novelists Collection

Background imageNovelists Collection: Daphne Du Maurier

Daphne Du Maurier
DAPHNE DU MAURIER English writer and novelist, author of " Rebecca" and " Jamaica Inn" pictured at her home Menabilly, in Fowey, Cornwall

Background imageNovelists Collection: Joan and Jackie Collins 1950s

Joan and Jackie Collins 1950s
Joan Collins, actress (born 1933), together with her sister Jackie Collins, novelist (1937-2015), c.1955 Date: 1950s

Background imageNovelists Collection: Daphne Du Maurier / Kids

Daphne Du Maurier / Kids
DAPHNE DU MAURIER English novelist and writer, author of " Rebecca" and " Jamaica Inn" pictured with her children, Christian, Flavia and Tessa in 1947

Background imageNovelists Collection: Daphne Du Maurier Cover

Daphne Du Maurier Cover
DAPHNE DU MAURIER English writer and novelist. Author of " Rebecca" and " Jamaica Inn" and famous resident of Cornwall

Background imageNovelists Collection: The poet and novelist Katharine Tynan (1861 - 1931), pictured at home with her husband

The poet and novelist Katharine Tynan (1861 - 1931), pictured at home with her husband, the writer and barrister, Henry Hinkson, her three children and dog

Background imageNovelists Collection: The burial of Thomas Hardys heart

The burial of Thomas Hardys heart among his own people: the vicar of Stinsford in Dorset ( Mellstock of Under the Greenwood Tree ) bearing the casket containing it

Background imageNovelists Collection: George Eliot / Rosehill

George Eliot / Rosehill
GEORGE ELIOT (MARY ANN EVANS) Home of the English novelists friends, the Brays, at Rosehill, near Coventry Date: 1819 - 1880

Background imageNovelists Collection: Angela Du Maurier

Angela Du Maurier
ANGELA DU MAURIER Novelist and author. Elder sister of Daphne du Maurier

Background imageNovelists Collection: Richmal Crompton (1890 - 1969), English writer, best-known for her Just William series of

Richmal Crompton (1890 - 1969), English writer, best-known for her Just William series of books for children. Pictured in The Illustrated London News at the time her book

Background imageNovelists Collection: J. B. Priestley and Joyce Barbour

J. B. Priestley and Joyce Barbour
Writer J.B. Priestley (1894-1984) and actress Joyce Barbour (1901-1977), team captains in an actresses versus authors cricket match in Regent's Park. Date: 1939

Background imageNovelists Collection: Writer A. P. Herbert, bowling

Writer A. P. Herbert, bowling
Writer A.P. Herbert (1890-1971) bowling during an actresses versus authors cricket match in Regent's Park. Date: 1939

Background imageNovelists Collection: Ursula Jeans and Alec Waugh, cricketing

Ursula Jeans and Alec Waugh, cricketing
Actress Ursula Jeans (1906-1973) and novelist Alec Waugh (1898-1981) in an actresses versus authors cricket match in Regent's Park. Date: 1939

Background imageNovelists Collection: Lucie Delarue-Mardrus, writer, poet and traveller

Lucie Delarue-Mardrus, writer, poet and traveller
Lucie Delarue-Mardrus (1874-1945)was a prolific poet and novelist, penning more than 70 books. As well as being married to a man for fifteen years

Background imageNovelists Collection: Thackeray - Palace Gardens

Thackeray - Palace Gardens
William Makepeace Thackeray (1811 - 1863) English novelist's home in Kensington Palace Gardens, where he lived from 1862 until his death

Background imageNovelists Collection: Sir Walter Scott - Abbotsford - Chair

Sir Walter Scott - Abbotsford - Chair
Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832) Scottish novelist's empty chair at Abbotsford, after his death Date:

Background imageNovelists Collection: DICKENS/GADSHILL

DICKENS/GADSHILL
HIS HOME AT GADSHILL An exterior view of the house, Gadshill Place, in Kent, in the year of the novelist's death 1812 - 1870

Background imageNovelists Collection: Walter Greenwood and Ethel Mannin

Walter Greenwood and Ethel Mannin
Walter Greenwood (1903 - 1974), Salford-born English novelist, best known for the socially influential novel Love on the Dole (1933), talking to Ethel Mannin (1900-1984)

Background imageNovelists Collection: Sir Max Pemberton (1863 - 1950), popular British novelist

Sir Max Pemberton (1863 - 1950), popular British novelist, mainly of adventure and mystery stories. Pictured at a desk in the study of him at Fitzjohns Avenue, Hampstead

Background imageNovelists Collection: Anthony Hope Hawkins (1863 - 1933), English novelist and playwright

Anthony Hope Hawkins (1863 - 1933), English novelist and playwright, best known for his novel, The Prisoner of Zenda. Pictured at work in his home at Savoy Mansions in London

Background imageNovelists Collection: Ernest William Hornung (1866 - 1921), English writer, creator of Raffles

Ernest William Hornung (1866 - 1921), English writer, creator of Raffles, the gentleman burglar. Pictured seated at the desk in his study at his home in Pitt Street, London

Background imageNovelists Collection: Pearl Mary Teresa Craigie (1867 - 1906), English / American writer

Pearl Mary Teresa Craigie (1867 - 1906), English / American writer
Pearl Mary Teresa Craigie (1867 - 1906), English/American writer, nom de plume: John Oliver Hobbes, pictured in her study, surrounded by bookcases as she writes at her desk

Background imageNovelists Collection: Herbert George Wells (1866 - 1946), writer, historian, best known for his science fiction

Herbert George Wells (1866 - 1946), writer, historian, best known for his science fiction novels. Pictured in his study at his home, Spade House, Sandgate

Background imageNovelists Collection: Arthur George Morrison (1863 - 1945), English writer and journalist known for his

Arthur George Morrison (1863 - 1945), English writer and journalist known for his realistic novels and stories about working-class life in Londons East End, and for his detective stories

Background imageNovelists Collection: Sir Thomas Henry Hall Caine (1853 - 1931), writer, pictured in a charming Arts

Sir Thomas Henry Hall Caine (1853 - 1931), writer, pictured in a charming Arts and Crafts room at his home in Wimbledon. Part of a series in The Tatler of photographs of literary figures at home

Background imageNovelists Collection: E. M. Delafield

E. M. Delafield
Edmee Elizabeth Monica Dashwood (nee de la Pasture), otherwise known as the writer E.M. Delafield (1890-1943). Best known for her book, " Diary of a Provincial Lady", published in 1930

Background imageNovelists Collection: Alger Seeks Inspiration Date: 1950

Alger Seeks Inspiration Date: 1950

Background imageNovelists Collection: These Clever People... Snapshots of Seven Writers

These Clever People... Snapshots of Seven Writers. (clockwise from top left): Anita Leslie, Margery Lawrence, Helen Simpson, Aime Francois Tschifelly, Norah Hoult, Jill Craigie and Jeffrey Dell

Background imageNovelists Collection: The Bronte Museum, Haworth, West Yorkshire

The Bronte Museum, Haworth, West Yorkshire Date: 1930s

Background imageNovelists Collection: Baroness Orczy in garden of her Riviera villa

Baroness Orczy in garden of her Riviera villa
Baroness Orczy (1865-1947), playwright, novelist and creator of the Scarlet Pimpernel. She began writing in 1900, and her world-famous " The Scarlet Pimpernel" was published in 1905

Background imageNovelists Collection: Barbara Cartland in her wedding dress

Barbara Cartland in her wedding dress
Dame Mary Barbara Hamilton Cartland (1901-2000), married name Mrs Barbara McCorquodale, British novelist. Pictured in the wedding gown she designed herself for her marriage to Alistair McCorquodale

Background imageNovelists Collection: Aldous and Maria Huxley

Aldous and Maria Huxley
The English author, Aldous Huxley with his wife, Maria. Date: 1930

Background imageNovelists Collection: Stella Gibbons

Stella Gibbons
Stella Dorothea Gibbons (5 January 1902 19 December 1989), English author, journalist, and poet. She established her reputation with her first novel, Cold Comfort Farm (1932)

Background imageNovelists Collection: Scott / Abbotsford / Study

Scott / Abbotsford / Study
SIR WALTER SCOTT Scottish novelists study at Abbotsford Date: 1771 - 1832

Background imageNovelists Collection: Scott / Abbotsford / Library

Scott / Abbotsford / Library
SIR WALTER SCOTT Scottish novelists library at Abbotsford Date: 1771 - 1832

Background imageNovelists Collection: Sir Walter Scott - Abbotsford - Two Pic

Sir Walter Scott - Abbotsford - Two Pic
Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832) Scottish novelists hall and study at Abbotsford

Background imageNovelists Collection: George Eliot / Foleshill

George Eliot / Foleshill
GEORGE ELIOT (MARY ANN EVANS) English novelists early home in Foleshill Road, Coventry Date: 1819 - 1880

Background imageNovelists Collection: George Eliot / Birthplace

George Eliot / Birthplace
GEORGE ELIOT (MARY ANN EVANS) English novelists birthplace at South Farm, Arbury Park, Warwickshire Date: 1819 - 1880

Background imageNovelists Collection: Barbara Cartland in the Orkneys

Barbara Cartland in the Orkneys
Page from The Sketch magazine carrying photographs of novelist and socialite, Dame Mary Barbara Hamilton Cartland (1901-2000), married name Mrs Barbara McCorquodale, pictured at Swanbistre

Background imageNovelists Collection: PEREDA, Jos頍ar�de (1833-1906). Modern Spanish

PEREDA, Jos頍ar�de (1833-1906). Modern Spanish
PEREDA, Jos頍 aric de (1833-1906). Modern Spanish novelists, and a Member of the Royal Spanish Academy. Engraving

Background imageNovelists Collection: Marjorie Bowen in a Belle Alliance dress

Marjorie Bowen in a Belle Alliance dress
MARJORIE BOWEN alias GABRIELLE MARGARET LONG English novelist (1888 - 1952), pictured in a " Belle Alliance" dress, designed by a group of women-artists who, according to The Sketch

Background imageNovelists Collection: Gilbert Frankau, 1916

Gilbert Frankau, 1916
Gilbert Frankau (1884-1952), writer and war poet. Frankau served in the British Army from the outbreak of war in 1914, first in the 9th Battalion of the East Surrey Regiment

Background imageNovelists Collection: Michael Arlen with Mrs Musker & Mrs Stanley-Clarke

Michael Arlen with Mrs Musker & Mrs Stanley-Clarke
Michael Arlen (1895-1956), writer, known best of all for his sensational 1920s novel, The Green Hat. Born Dikran Kouyoumdjian, in Bulgaria, of Armenian parents. Naturalised British, 1922

Background imageNovelists Collection: Margaret Mitchell

Margaret Mitchell (1900-1949), American author best known for Gone with the Wind, pictured hard at work at her typewriter. Date: 1937

Background imageNovelists Collection: H. E. Bates

H. E. Bates
Herbert Ernest Bates (1905 74), British writer and author, best known for The Darling Buds of May, Love for Lydia and My Uncle Silas

Background imageNovelists Collection: Temple Thurston

Temple Thurston
ERNEST TEMPLE THURSTON and KATHARINE CECIL TEMPLE THURSTON (1875-1911), both of them popular novelists. Date: 1879 - 1933

Background imageNovelists Collection: Players cigarettes advertisement featuring Mark Twain

Players cigarettes advertisement featuring Mark Twain
Advertisement for Players Navy Cut Tobacco and cigarettes featuring American novelist, Mark Twain together with an endorsement of the beautifully cool and sweet smoking tobacco he has in his pipe

Background imageNovelists Collection: Evelyn Waugh by Madame Yevonde

Evelyn Waugh by Madame Yevonde
Evelyn Waugh (1903 - 1966), English novelist and satirist photographed by Madame Yevonde

Background imageNovelists Collection: Mrs Barbara McCorquodale

Mrs Barbara McCorquodale
DAME MARY BARBARA HAMILTON CARTLAND married name Mrs Barbara McCorquodale, British novelist, sketched by Molly Bishop at a point-to-point wearing a sage green hat and jersey with her check suit



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