Selected archive documents relating to pre-18th Century portraits



Thomas Stanley, by Gilbert Soest, circa 1660 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Thomas Stanley
by Gilbert Soest
circa 1660
NPG 166

Mary, Queen of Scots, by Unknown artist, circa 1560-1592 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Mary, Queen of Scots
by Unknown artist
circa 1560-1592
NPG 1766

  • A receipt for the purchase of the portrait dated 23 March 1916.