Vellum

A fine parchment, made from young animal skins, specifically calf skin, rubbed with pumice, chalk or ground bone.

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Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex, studio of Hans Holbein the Younger, circa 1537 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex
studio of Hans Holbein the Younger
circa 1537
NPG 6311

Queen Elizabeth I, by Nicholas Hilliard, 1572 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Queen Elizabeth I
by Nicholas Hilliard
1572
NPG 108

Sir Walter Ralegh, by Nicholas Hilliard, circa 1585 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Walter Ralegh
by Nicholas Hilliard
circa 1585
NPG 4106

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, attributed to studio of Nicholas Hilliard, circa 1595 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex
attributed to studio of Nicholas Hilliard
circa 1595
NPG 6241

Henry, Prince of Wales, studio of Isaac Oliver, circa 1610 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Henry, Prince of Wales
studio of Isaac Oliver
circa 1610
NPG 1572

Anne of Denmark, by Isaac Oliver, circa 1612 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Anne of Denmark
by Isaac Oliver
circa 1612
NPG 4010

Arthur Capel, 1st Baron Capel, probably after John Hoskins, (1647) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Arthur Capel, 1st Baron Capel
probably after John Hoskins
(1647)
NPG 6275

Isaac Barrow, by David Loggan, 1676 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Isaac Barrow
by David Loggan
1676
NPG 1876

Sir Thomas Browne, after Robert White, late 17th century - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Thomas Browne
after Robert White
late 17th century
NPG 1969

Brook Taylor, probably by Louis Goupy, 1720 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Brook Taylor
probably by Louis Goupy
1720
NPG 1920

Elizabeth Carter, by Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1788-1789 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Elizabeth Carter
by Sir Thomas Lawrence
1788-1789
NPG 28

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