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Room 7: miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery

Charles II: The Restoration of the Monarchy

This room covers the period from the restoration of the monarchy under Charles II in 1660 until his death in 1685. It is dominated by the full-length portrait of the king himself, flanked on one side by his mistresses the Duchess of Cleveland and Nell Gwyn and on the other by Queen Catherine of Braganza and his sister the Duchess of Orleans. The display also includes a case of miniatures and medals from the period.

See also: Room 7

16 portraits on display in Room 7: miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery

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Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon, by Thomas Simon - NPG 4361

Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon

by Thomas Simon
silver medal, 1662
On display in Room 7: miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4361

John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale, by Samuel Cooper - NPG 4198

John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale

by Samuel Cooper
watercolour on vellum, 1664
On display in Room 7: miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4198

Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton, by Thomas Simon - NPG 4360

Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton

by Thomas Simon
silver medal, 1664
On display in Room 7: miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4360

Frances Talbot (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Tyrconnel (formerly Lady Hamilton), by Samuel Cooper - NPG 5095

Frances Talbot (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Tyrconnel (formerly Lady Hamilton)

by Samuel Cooper
watercolour on vellum, circa 1665
On display in Room 7: miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5095

Frances Teresa Stuart, Duchess of Richmond and Lennox, cast of a medal by John Roettier - NPG 1681

Frances Teresa Stuart, Duchess of Richmond and Lennox

cast of a medal by John Roettier
silver medal, 19th century, based on a work of circa 1667
On display in Room 7: miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1681

Thomas Thynne, 1st Viscount Weymouth, by Richard Gibson, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG 6279

Thomas Thynne, 1st Viscount Weymouth

by Richard Gibson, after Sir Peter Lely
watercolour on vellum, (early 1670s)
On display in Room 7: miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6279

Sir Francis Winnington, by Unknown artist - NPG 305

Sir Francis Winnington

by Unknown artist
oil on vellum, circa 1670
On display in Room 7: miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 305

John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale, by John Roettier - NPG 4362

John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale

by John Roettier
silver medal, 1672
On display in Room 7: miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4362

William Russell, Lord Russell, attributed to Thomas Flatman - NPG 6278

William Russell, Lord Russell

attributed to Thomas Flatman
watercolour on vellum, circa 1675
On display in Room 7: miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6278

King James II, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG 6277

King James II

after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
watercolour on vellum on card, (1684)
On display in Room 7: miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6277

Catherine Sedley, Countess of Dorchester, by Peter Cross - NPG 1696

Catherine Sedley, Countess of Dorchester

by Peter Cross
watercolour on vellum, circa 1685-1690
On display in Room 7: miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1696

John Somers, Baron Somers, by Unknown artist - NPG 3658

John Somers, Baron Somers

by Unknown artist
watercolour on vellum on card, 1690-1700
On display in Room 7: miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3658

King William III, by Charles Boit - NPG 1737

King William III

by Charles Boit
enamel on copper, circa 1696-1699
On display in Room 7: miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1737

Henry Brett, by Peter Cross - NPG 6305

Henry Brett

by Peter Cross
watercolour on vellum laid down on gessoed card, 1703
On display in Room 7: miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6305

Queen Anne, by Charles Boit - NPG 6282

Queen Anne

by Charles Boit
enamel on copper, circa 1705
On display in Room 7: miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6282

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland, by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D1334

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, (1704)
On display in Room 7: miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D1334