H G Wells’ Desk

4th May 1940: English author H G Wells (Herbert George Wells, 1866 - 1946) at his desk. Amongst his most famous works are his science fiction stories 'The Time Machine ' (1895), 'The War of the Worlds' (1898), and 'The Invisible Man' (1897). Original Publication: Picture Post - 282 - Unite Or Perish - pub.1940 (Photo by Kurt Hutton/Picture Post/Getty Images)