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Room 16
Special displays

Room 16This room is devoted to special displays, currently Treason, Plots and Murder.



Treason, Plots and Murder

71 portraits on display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery

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334a

The Gunpowder Plot Conspirators, 1605

by Crispijn de Passe the Elder
engraving, circa 1605
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 334a

1955

Frances, Countess of Somerset

studio of William Larkin
oil on panel, feigned oval, circa 1615
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1955

D2091

Sir Henry Brooke Cobham

after an engraving by Remigius Hogenberg
line engraving, (1582)
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D2091

D28140

Thomas Percy

by Crispijn de Passe the Elder
line engraving, early 17th century
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D28140

D18234

King James I of England and VI of Scotland in Parliament

possibly by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, published 1610 (published 1608)
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D18234

D1313

Sir Thomas Overbury

by Simon de Passe, after Cornelius Johnson (Jonson or Jonson van Ceulen)
engraving, circa 1613
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D1313

D1316

Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset; Frances, Countess of Somerset

attributed to Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), sold by John Hinde
line engraving, circa 1615
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D1316

D21168

Sir Walter Ralegh

by Simon de Passe, published by Compton Holland
line engraving, published 1617 (1614)
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D21168

D1318

Lady Arabella Stuart

by John Whittakers Sr
engraving, 1619
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D1318

D21321

Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex

after Unknown artist
line engraving, 1620s
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D21321

D17093

Henry Garnett

by Adriaen Lommelin
line engraving, mid 17th century
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D17093

D30672

Titus Oates

after Unknown artist
line engraving, late 17th to early 18th century
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D30672

D30678

Josiah Keeling

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D30678

D23009

'The manner how Mr. William Staley was drawne on a sledge to Execution November 27th 1678' (William Staley (Stayley))

by William Faithorne
line engraving, circa 1678-1679
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D23009

D23011(a)

'Mr Dugdale in Staffordshire reading several letters relateing to the Plott' (Stephen Dugdale)

after Francis Barlow
line engraving, 1679
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D23011(a)

D23011(b)

'Mr Jeninso examin'd by ye Privy Councell' (Robert Jenison)

after Francis Barlow
line engraving, 1679
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D23011(b)

D23011(c)

'Pickerin attempts to kill ye K. in St James Park' (Thomas Pickering)

after Francis Barlow
line engraving, 1679
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D23011(c)

D23011(d)

'Gavan informs the Fathers of the affairs in Staffordshire' (John Gavan)

after Francis Barlow
line engraving, 1679
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D23011(d)

D23011(e)

'Fenwick at Dover, sending Students to St Omers' (John Caldwell (John Fenwick))

after Francis Barlow
line engraving, 1679
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D23011(e)

D23011(f)

'The Consult at Wild House'

after Francis Barlow
line engraving, 1679
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D23011(f)

D23011(g)

'Sr. William Waller burning Popish books, Images and Reliques' (Sir William Waller)

after Francis Barlow
line engraving, 1679
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D23011(g)

D23011(h)

'Pickerin Executed' (Thomas Pickering)

after Francis Barlow
line engraving, 1679
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D23011(h)

D23011(i)

'Severall Jesuitts receiving Commissions to Stir the People to Rebellion in Scotland'

after Francis Barlow
line engraving, 1679
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D23011(i)

D23011(j)

'Whitebread made Provintiall' (Thomas Whitbread (Thomas Harcourt))

after Francis Barlow
line engraving, 1679
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D23011(j)

D23011(k)

'Ashby received instruction of Whitebread for the Society to offer Sr George Wakeman 10000£'

after Francis Barlow
line engraving, 1679
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D23011(k)

D23011(l)

'Ireland and Grove drawn to their execution' (William Ireland (William Ironmonger); John Grove)

after Francis Barlow
line engraving, 1679
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D23011(l)

D23011(m)

'The Consult at the white horse Taverne'

after Francis Barlow
line engraving, 1679
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D23011(m)

D23012(a)

'Dr Oates discovereth ye Plot to ye King and Councell' (Titus Oates; King Charles II)

after Francis Barlow
line engraving, 1679
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D23012(a)

D23012(b)

'Mr Everard imprison'd in the Tower' (Edmund Everard)

after Francis Barlow
line engraving, 1679
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D23012(b)

D23012(c)

'The Irish Ruffians going for Windsor'

after Francis Barlow
line engraving, 1679
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D23012(c)

D23012(d)

'Mr Langhorn delivering out Comissions for Severall Offic.rs' (Richard Langhorne)

after Francis Barlow
line engraving, 1679
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D23012(d)

D23012(e)

'The Seizing Severall Conspirators'

after Francis Barlow
line engraving, 1679
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D23012(e)

D23012(f)

'Singing of Lilly bullero'

after Francis Barlow
line engraving, 1679
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D23012(f)

D23012(g)

'Coleman examin'd in Newgate by Severall Lords' (Edward Colman (Coleman))

after Francis Barlow
line engraving, 1679
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D23012(g)

D23012(h)

'Coleman drawn to his execution' (Edward Colman (Coleman))

after Francis Barlow
line engraving, 1679
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D23012(h)

D23012(i)

'Dr Oates receives letters from ye Fathers to carry beyond Sea' (Titus Oates)

after Francis Barlow
line engraving, 1679
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D23012(i)

D23012(j)

'Coleman giveth a Guiny to Incourage ye 4 Ruffians' (Edward Colman (Coleman))

after Francis Barlow
line engraving, 1679
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D23012(j)

D23012(k)

'Dr Oates discovereth Gavan in the Lobby' (Titus Oates; John Gavan)

after Francis Barlow
line engraving, 1679
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D23012(k)

D23012(l)

'Sr E.B. Godfree takeing Dr Oates his depositions' (Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey; Titus Oates)

after Francis Barlow
line engraving, 1679
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D23012(l)

D23012(m)

'The Plot first hatcht at Rome by the Pope and Cardinalls &ct'

after Francis Barlow
line engraving, 1679
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D23012(m)