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Room 22 at the National Portrait Gallery

Statesmen's Gallery

Room 22A very long Gallery running throughout the length of the rooms dedicated to the Victorian period is lined on each side by a series of white marble busts on projecting plinths inbetween painted portraits. Eminent Victorians throughout this long reign are hung here, from Wellington and Barry to Salisbury and Randolph Churchill. The end of this Victorian and Edwardian series of rooms is marked by the large Royal Family at Buckingham Palace portrait from a year before the Great War.

See also: Room 22: Showcase

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31 portraits on display in Room 22 at the National Portrait Gallery