'Mr. Jerome K. Jerome', 1893.
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A photographic portrait of Jerome K. Jerome (1859-1927), taken by W. and D. Downey in 1893. English writer, dramatist and wit, Jerome was most famed for his comic novel, 'Three Men and a Boat' (1889). This photograph appears in 'The Cabinet Portrait Gallery' series of celebrity portraits and biographies published in the 1890s. The series includes royalty, actors, academics and authors.