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Brief Description: Portrait of Charles Kingsley published in 1876.
Subject Date: 1876
Creator: C H Jeens, Macmillan and Co
Owner: Hampshire Library and Information Service
Contributor: Hampshire Library and Information Service
Full Description: Portrait of the Rector of Eversley (1844-75), and author of sermons, pamphlets and novels including Alton Locke (1849), Westward Ho! (1855), The Water Babies (1863) and Hereward the Wake (1866). A description of the man is given in the Dictionary of National Biography: "Kingsley was above middle height, of spare but muscular and vigorous frame, with a strongly marked face, to which the deep lines between the brows gave an expression of sternness. He was troubled by a stammer…. The name of 'muscular Christianity', first given in the 'Saturday Review', and some of his verses suggested the tough athlete; but he had a highly nervous temperament, and his characteristic restlessness made it difficult for him to sit still through a meal…".
Collection: The Hampshire Collection
Place: Eversley, Hart, Hampshire
Subject: portrait
Name Subject: Charles Kingsley
Content Type: Print
Location: Winchester Library - Jewry Street
Local Ref: H 15.4 KIN; 356
Unique ID: hs-hl-hs5961-i-00-000.jpg

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