Novelist and divine; ordained (1842), and soon became associated with Christian Socialist movement; published tracts and novels, including Yeast (1848), and Alton Lock (1850), promoting Christian Socialism; appointed Professor of Modern History at Cambridge (1860), and published The Water Babies (1863). Often the centre of controversy, Kingsley nevertheless gained both public and royal approval in his later years.
Where to see this painting?
National Portrait Gallery, London
St Martin’s Place, London, Greater London, England, WC2H 0HE
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