1853 - age 29
Drawing on the portrait of Wilkie by his brother Charles Allston Collins painted in 1853.
The original is held by the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. It is the last known image of Wilkie beardless.

This drawing by an unknown illustrator was used on the dustjacket and the title page of The Life of Wilkie Collins by Nuel Pharr Davis, Urbana 1956.


All material on these pages is Paul Lewis 1997-2005