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H. Beam Piper Photographs

"They were turning into the main hallway, between the rows of portraits of past emperors, Paul and Rodrik, Paul and Rodrik, alternating over and over on both walls."

— H. Beam Piper, "Ministry of Disturbance"

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The photos of Piper below include a handful of formal publicity photos from some of his works and a rare magazine profile as well as several candid photos captured at science-fiction conventions he attended.

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Image - H. Beam Piper, Murder in the Gunroom, Knopf 1953

From Murder in the Gunroom dustjacket,
Knopf 1953
(Zarthani.net hoard)


Image - H. Beam Piper, portait by Alan Gutierrez

Portait (excerpt) by Alan Guitierrez
From H. Beam Piper: A Biography cover, McFarland 2008
(Zarthani.net hoard)


Image - H. Beam Piper, from The Pennsy, 1953

From The Pennsy interview, 1953
(Zarthani.net hoard)


Image - H. Beam Piper, from The Pennsy, 1953

Piper weapon collection, The Pennsy, 1953
(Zarthani.net hoard)


Image - Piper with Campbell, WorldCon, 1957

With John W. Campbell
at 1957 London WorldCon
Served by eFanzines.com


Image - Piper at WorldCon, 1957

With fan (Barbara Silverberg?)
at 1957 London WorldCon
Served by F.A.N.A.C.


Image - Piper at WorldCon, 1957

At 1957 London WorldCon
(photo by Wally Weber)
(courtesy of Norman Shorrock of Liverpool)


Image - H. Beam Piper, Four-Day Planet, Putnam 1961

From Four-Day Planet dustjacket,
Putnam 1961
(Zarthani.net hoard)


Image - Piper at Chicon, 1962

At Chicon 1962 (on left)
(photo by Jay Kay Klein from
"The Lindsay Report")
Served by F.A.N.A.C.


Image - Piper at Discon, 1963

At Discon 1963 (with pipe)
(photo by Jay Kay Klein from
Convention Annual No. 3 Discon Ed. 1963)
Courtesy of Tom Rogers


Image - Piper at Discon, 1963

At Discon 1963 (in tie)
(photo by Jay Kay Klein from
Convention Annual No. 3 Discon Ed. 1963))
Courtesy of Tom Rogers


Image - Piper at Discon, 1963

At Discon 1963 (in audience, second row)
(Photo by Jay Kay Klein from
Convention Annual No. 3 Discon Ed. 1963)
Courtesy of Tom Rogers


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