Houston Stewart Chamberlain
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Houston Stewart Chamberlain as a child H. S. Chamberlain als Kind, mit hölzern Schwert / as a child, with wooden sword.

Source: Note 1)

Houston Stewart Chamberlain, with his brothers Basil and Henry Die Brüder Houston, Basil und Henry (von links nach rechts) verkleidet als preußische Grenadiere mit Perücken und Zöpfen.

The brothers Houston, Basil and Henry (left to right), dressed up as Prussian grenadiers with perukes.

Basil Hall Chamberlain became a leading japanologist, Henry became second lieutenant in the royal navy — and a fanatical Germany-hater.

Source: Note 1)

Houston Stewart Chamberlain as a teenager
Houston Stewart Chamberlain as a teenager.

Source: Note 8)


Houston Stewart Chamberlain, Breslau 1878 H. S. Chamberlain, in Breslau. Autumn 1878.

Source: Note 1), also 5)

Houston Stewart Chamberlain, Vert Pré 1885 H. S. Chamberlain, Vert Pré 1885.

Source: Note 1), also 5)

Houston Stewart Chamberlain and Anna Horst H. S. Chamberlain and his first wife, Anna Horst.

Source: Note 1)

Houston Stewart Chamberlain, Wien 1886 H. S. Chamberlain, Wien/Vienna 1886.

Source: Note 3)

Houston Stewart Chamberlain 1886 H. S. Chamberlain, Wien/Vienna 1886.

Source: Note 2), also 5)

Houston Stewart Chamberlain, 1887 H. S. Chamberlain, 1887.

Source: Note 3)

Houston Stewart Chamberlain 1886

H. S. Chamberlain, Wien/Vienna 1886.

Source: Note 8)



Houston Stewart Chamberlain mit seinem Hund Colla H. S. Chamberlain mit seinem Hund Colla, ±1895.
Chamberlain nannte ihn Colla, eine abkürzung von Collaborator, denn er behauptete, ohne diesen stummen Mitarbeiter hätte er die Grundlagen nie schreiben können.

H. S. Chamberlain with his dog Colla, ±1895.
Chamberlain called him Colla, shorthand for Collaborator, because he believed that without this mute co-operator he could not have written his Foundations.

Source: Note 3)

Houston Stewart Chamberlain H. S. Chamberlain.

Source: Note 2)

Houston Stewart Chamberlain, 1895 H. S. Chamberlain, 1895.

Source: Note 4)

Houston Stewart Chamberlain, Vienna H. S. Chamberlain in seinem Wiener Arbeitszimmer / in his office in Vienna.

Source: Note 3)

Cosima Wagner und Houston Stewart Chamberlain, Bordighera 1913 Cosima Wagner und H. S. Chamberlain, Bordighera 1913.

Source: Note 3)

Houston Stewart Chamberlain H. S. Chamberlain.
Houston Stewart Chamberlain H. S. Chamberlain

Source: Note 7)

Houston Stewart Chamberlain. Clay model by Joseph Hinterseher Houston Stewart Chamberlain. Unfinished clay model for a bust by Josef Hinterseher.

Source: Note 6)

Houston Stewart Chamberlain
H. S. Chamberlain

Source: Note 8)

Houston Stewart Chamberlain. Painting by Franz Lenbach, 1902
H. S. Chamberlain. Portrait made by Franz Lenbach, June 1902. (See also the photo of Chamberlain's library with Lenbach's paintings, below.)

Source: Note 8)

Kaiser Wilhelm II, 1923, Huis Doorn Kaiser Wilhelm II, Huis Doorn, Holland 1923.

Kaiser Wilhelm II, 1930, Huis Doorn Kaiser Wilhelm II, Huis Doorn, Holland 1930. Cosima Wagner, 1877, London Cosima Wagner, London 1877.

Source: Note 3)

Joseph Arthur, Comte de Gobineau Joseph Arthur, Comte de Gobineau. Cosima Wagner. Painting by Franz Lenbach Cosima Wagner. Portrait made by Franz Lenbach, 1870. (See also the photo of Chamberlain's library with Lenbach's paintings, below.)



Cosima Wagner mit allen ihren Kindern und Graf Gravina Cosima Wagner mit allen ihren Kindern und dem Schwiegersohn Graf Gravina.

Cosima Wagner with all of her children, and son-in-law Count Gravina.

Von links nach rechts/from left to right:
Graf Biagino Gravina, Isolde Wagner, Daniela Thode, Cosima Wagner, Siegfried Wagner, Eva Wagner, Blandine Gräfin Gravina. ±1890.

Source: Note 3)

Wahnfriedstraße 1 H. S. Chamberlain's Wohnhaus, Wahnfriedstraße 1, Bayreuth, mit seiner Sternwarte, von Westen gesehen. Heutzutage das Jean Paul Museum.

H. S. Chamberlain's home, Wahnfriedstraße 1, Bayreuth, with its observatory, seen from the west. Nowadays the Jean Paul Museum.

Source: Note 3)

Library H. S. Chamberlain's Arbeitszimmer und Buchgaden in Bayreuth.

H. S. Chamberlain's office and library in Bayreuth.

Source: Note 3)

Library H. S. Chamberlain's Buchgaden mit den Bildern Franz Lenbach's: Cosima Wagner und Chamberlain, 1902.

H. S. Chamberlain's library with Franz Lenbach's paintings: Cosima Wagner and Chamberlain, 1902.

Source: Note 3)




Enlargements of these photos of H. S. Chamberlain can be found at the site of Wer ist wer in Bayreuth.








See also my Bayreuth summer vacation snapshots, 2005.



Sources:
  1. Photo from the book: Meine Erinnerungen an Houston Stewart Chamberlain, Anna Chamberlain, published by C. H. Beck'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, Munich 1923.
  2. Photo from the book: Briefe 1882-1924 und Briefwechsel mit Kaiser Wilhelm II, edited by Paul Pretzsch, published by F. Bruckmann A.-G., Munich 1928.
  3. Photo from the book: Cosima Wagner und Houston Stewart Chamberlain im Briefwechsel 1888-1908, edited by Paul Pretzsch, published by Philipp Reclam jun., Leipzig 1934.
  4. Photo from the book: Lebenswege meines Denkens, published by F. Bruckmann A.-G., Munich 1919.
  5. Photo also included in the book: Evangelist of Race: The Germanic Vision of Houston Stewart Chamberlain, Prof. Geoffrey G. Field, Columbia University Press, New York 1981.
  6. Photo from the book: Immanuel Kant. A Study and a Comparison with Goethe, Leonardo da Vinci, Bruno, Plato and Descartes, published by John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1914.
  7. Photo from the book: Houston Stewart Chamberlain. Auswahl aus seinen Werken, published by Ferdinand Hirt, Breslau 1934.
  8. Photo from Leopold von Schroeder's book Houston Stewart Chamberlain. Ein Abriß seines Lebens, auf Grund eigener Mitteilungen, published by J. F. Lehmanns Verlag, Munich 1918.
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