Canon Charles Kingsley Vanity Fair Print 1872
Original Lithograph with the caption at the bottom of the print: The Apostle of the Flesh
Charles Kingsley (12 June 1819 – 23 January 1875) was a broad church priest of the Church of England, a university professor, social reformer, historian and novelist. He is particularly associated with Christian socialism, the working men’s college, and forming labour cooperatives that failed but led to the working reforms of the progressive era. He was a friend and correspondent with Charles Darwin. He was also the uncle of traveller and scientist Mary Kingsley.
Author of Hereward the Wake, The Water Babies and Westward Ho!
Published: 30-Mar-1872 Signed by: Unsigned . Dimensions approximately 23cm x 35cm.
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