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17 portraits on display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery

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Maharajah Duleep Singh, by Antoine Claudet - NPG x1506

Maharajah Duleep Singh

by Antoine Claudet
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x1506

Maharani Duleep Singh, by Antoine Claudet - NPG x1507

Maharani Duleep Singh

by Antoine Claudet
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x1507

Samuel Ajayi Crowther, by Ernest Edwards - NPG Ax7481

Samuel Ajayi Crowther

by Ernest Edwards
albumen carte-de-visite, 1864
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG Ax7481

Prince (Dejatch) Alamayou of Abyssinia (Prince Alemayehu Tewodros of Ethiopia); Tristram Charles Sawyer Speedy, by (Cornelius) Jabez Hughes - NPG x34167

Prince (Dejatch) Alamayou of Abyssinia (Prince Alemayehu Tewodros of Ethiopia); Tristram Charles Sawyer Speedy

by (Cornelius) Jabez Hughes
albumen carte-de-visite, 1868
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x34167

Prince (Dejatch) Alamayou of Abyssinia (Prince Alemayehu Tewodros of Ethiopia), by (Cornelius) Jabez Hughes - NPG x74572

Prince (Dejatch) Alamayou of Abyssinia (Prince Alemayehu Tewodros of Ethiopia)

by (Cornelius) Jabez Hughes
albumen carte-de-visite, 1868
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x74572

Keshub Chunder Sen, by Henry Joseph Whitlock - NPG x197548

Keshub Chunder Sen

by Henry Joseph Whitlock
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x197548

Sir Henry Morton Stanley; Kalulu (Ndugu M'hali), by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x45981

Sir Henry Morton Stanley; Kalulu (Ndugu M'hali)

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1872
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x45981

Kalulu (Ndugu M'hali), by Henry Morris - NPG x76514

Kalulu (Ndugu M'hali)

by Henry Morris
albumen carte-de-visite, 1873
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x76514

Kinkasa; William Hughes; Nkanza Ross, by Lettsome & Sons - NPG x137502

Kinkasa; William Hughes; Nkanza Ross

by Lettsome & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, April 1886
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x137502

Dadabhai Naoroji, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, published by  Messrs R.M. Richardson & Co - NPG x128698

Dadabhai Naoroji

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, published by Messrs R.M. Richardson & Co
sepia-toned carbon print cabinet card, circa 1892
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x128698

Martha Ricks, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x38887

Martha Ricks

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet card, 18 July 1892
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x38887

Four Hausa Gun Carriers of the South Nigerian Regiment, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x125431

Four Hausa Gun Carriers of the South Nigerian Regiment

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1902
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x125431

'Sergeant and three Privates of the King's African Rifles', by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x125434

'Sergeant and three Privates of the King's African Rifles'

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1902
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x125434

'Pygmies of Central Africa', by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x30034

'Pygmies of Central Africa'

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1905
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x30034

'African Pygmies in London' (including William Hoffman), by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x31829

'African Pygmies in London' (including William Hoffman)

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 9 August 1905
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x31829

'Pygmies of Central Africa', by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x137719

'Pygmies of Central Africa'

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1905
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x137719

'Visit of Basuto Chiefs to the House of Commons', by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x30033

'Visit of Basuto Chiefs to the House of Commons'

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 25 February 1909
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x30033