Robert Louis Stevenson on Two Books

Robert Louis Stevenson was born on this day in 1850.

Robert Louis Stevenson by Count Girolamo Nerli (1892). Scottish National Gallery.

“I kept always two books in my pocket, one to read, one to write in.”–Robert Louis Stevenson 

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The Adventurous Robert Louis Stevenson Died 119 Years Ago Today

Robert Louis Stevenson died on 3 December 1894. He was forty-four years old. Here he is, looking elegant in a John Singer Sargent portrait…

Portrait of Robert Louis Stevenson by John Singer Sargent, 1887

Portrait of Robert Louis Stevenson by John Singer Sargent, 1887

He was as dashing as the best of them…

Robert Louis Stevenson, 1879

Robert Louis Stevenson, 1879

His spirited wife, Fanny, also excelled at living life to the fullest …

Fanny Vandegrift Osbourne Stevenson

Fanny Vandegrift Osbourne Stevenson

“So long as we love, we serve; so long as we are loved by others, I should say that we are almost indispensable; and no man is useless while he has a friend.”-Robert Louis Stevenson

Shopping for the Bookworm: Robert Louis Stevenson Edition

Grab your favourite beverage, sit back, and enjoy looking at these Robert Louis Stevenson themed goods!

Robert Louis Stevenson Quote-Letterpress Art Print by tag team tompkins

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