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Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery

Later Victorian Arts
Room 28This room sees portraits hung at projected angles from the wall, creating a zig-zag pattern, allowing pairs of portraits to be seen together. Portraits of the dramatist Gilbert and composer collaborator Sullivan are brought together in this way. Other highlights in the room are a portrait of Louise Jopling by Millais and on the end wall Lady Colin Campbell by Boldini. Sir Henry Irving and Robert Louis Stevenson are included in sets of bronze busts on plinths and there is a room length wallcase for special displays, currently on is Mrs Patrick Campbell 1865 - 1940 and William Holman Hunt 1827 - 1910.

See also: Room 28: wallcase

23 portraits on display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery

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Edwin Landseer, by John Ballantyne - NPG 835

Edwin Landseer

by John Ballantyne
oil on canvas, circa 1865
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 835

Alphonse Legros, by (Aimé) Jules Dalou - NPG 5313

Alphonse Legros

by (Aimé) Jules Dalou
bronze head, circa 1876
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5313

Louise Jane Jopling (née Goode, later Rowe), by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG 6612

Louise Jane Jopling (née Goode, later Rowe)

by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
oil on canvas, 1879
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6612

Sir Henry Irving, by Jules Bastien-Lepage - NPG 1560

Sir Henry Irving

by Jules Bastien-Lepage
oil on canvas, 1880
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1560

Sir John Tenniel, by Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl - NPG 1596

Sir John Tenniel

by Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl
oil on canvas, 1883
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1596

Sir George Scharf, by Walter William Ouless - NPG 985

Sir George Scharf

by Walter William Ouless
oil on canvas, 1885
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 985

Robert Louis Stevenson, by Sir William Blake Richmond - NPG 1028

Robert Louis Stevenson

by Sir William Blake Richmond
oil on canvas, 1887
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1028

Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan, by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG 1325

Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan

by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
oil on canvas, 1888
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1325

Alfred Waterhouse, by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema - NPG 6213

Alfred Waterhouse

by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
oil on canvas, 1891
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6213

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton, after Sir Thomas Brock - NPG 1957a

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

after Sir Thomas Brock
bronze cast after plaster bust, 1923 (1892)
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1957a

Robert Louis Stevenson, by Allen Hutchinson - NPG 2454

Robert Louis Stevenson

by Allen Hutchinson
bronze head, 1893
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2454

Arthur William Symons, by Jacques-Emile Blanche - NPG L135

Arthur William Symons

by Jacques-Emile Blanche
oil on canvas, 1895
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L135

Gertrude Elizabeth (née Blood), Lady Colin Campbell, by Giovanni Boldini - NPG 1630

Gertrude Elizabeth (née Blood), Lady Colin Campbell

by Giovanni Boldini
oil on canvas, circa 1897
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1630

Charles Haslewood Shannon, by Charles Haslewood Shannon - NPG 3107

Charles Haslewood Shannon

by Charles Haslewood Shannon
oil on canvas, 1897
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3107

Charles de Sousy Ricketts, by Charles Haslewood Shannon - NPG 3106

Charles de Sousy Ricketts

by Charles Haslewood Shannon
oil on canvas, 1898
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3106

William Holman Hunt, by Sir William Blake Richmond - NPG 2803

William Holman Hunt

by Sir William Blake Richmond
oil on canvas, 1900
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2803

Sir Henry Irving, copy by (Edward) Onslow Ford - NPG 5689

Sir Henry Irving

copy by (Edward) Onslow Ford
bronze bust, circa 1906-1907 (circa 1883-1884)
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5689

(Henry) Austin Dobson, by Sylvia Gosse - NPG 1964

(Henry) Austin Dobson

by Sylvia Gosse
oil on canvas, 1908
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1964

Sir Edward John Poynter, 1st Bt, by Sir Philip Burne-Jones, 2nd Bt - NPG 1951

Sir Edward John Poynter, 1st Bt

by Sir Philip Burne-Jones, 2nd Bt
oil on canvas, 1909
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1951

William De Morgan, by (Mary) Evelyn De Morgan (née Pickering) - NPG 6358

William De Morgan

by (Mary) Evelyn De Morgan (née Pickering)
oil on canvas, 1909
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6358

Joseph Edward Southall; Anna Elizabeth Southall, by Joseph Edward Southall - NPG 7020

Joseph Edward Southall; Anna Elizabeth Southall

by Joseph Edward Southall
egg tempera on linen, 1911
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 7020

Ambrose McEvoy, by Francis Derwent Wood - NPG 2958

Ambrose McEvoy

by Francis Derwent Wood
bronze bust, 1915
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2958

Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt, by (Edward) Onslow Ford - NPG 1329a

Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt

by (Edward) Onslow Ford
bronze bust, 1923
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1329a