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Lord Edward Russell, by George Perfect Harding, after  Unknown artist - NPG 2410

Lord Edward Russell

by George Perfect Harding, after Unknown artist
watercolour, 19th century, based on a work of 1573
NPG 2410

Sir Henry Unton, by Unknown artist - NPG 710

Sir Henry Unton

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, circa 1596
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 710

Venetia, Lady Digby, by Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG 5727

Venetia, Lady Digby

by Sir Anthony van Dyck
oil on canvas, circa 1633-1634
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5727

King Charles II, by James Parmentier - NPG 137

King Charles II

by James Parmentier
oil on copper, circa 1685
NPG 137

John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG 902

John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough

by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
oil on canvas, circa 1706
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 902

Sir James Thornhill, by Sir James Thornhill - NPG 5339

Sir James Thornhill

by Sir James Thornhill
oil on canvas, octagonal, circa 1715-1720
On display on the Second Floor at Beningbrough Hall
NPG 5339

Caroline Wilhelmina of Brandenburg-Ansbach, by Jacopo Amigoni - NPG 4332

Caroline Wilhelmina of Brandenburg-Ansbach

by Jacopo Amigoni
oil on canvas, 1735
On display in Room 11 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4332

Sir Thomas Lawrence, by Samuel Cousins, published by  Walter Benjamin Tiffin, published by  Rittner and Co, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG 1634b

Sir Thomas Lawrence

by Samuel Cousins, published by Walter Benjamin Tiffin, published by Rittner and Co, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 22 April 1830
NPG 1634b

Sydney Smith, by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer - NPG 4917

Sydney Smith

by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
pen and wash, circa 1835
NPG 4917

'Art must assist Photography' (Putto as Allegory of Painting), by Oscar Gustav Rejlander - NPG P2011(1)

'Art must assist Photography' (Putto as Allegory of Painting)

by Oscar Gustav Rejlander
albumen print, 1856
NPG P2011(1)

Alexander II, Emperor of Russia, by James Jacques Tissot - NPG 4707(2)

Alexander II, Emperor of Russia

by James Jacques Tissot
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 16 October 1869
NPG 4707(2)

Maggi Hambling, by Maggi Hambling - NPG 6562

Maggi Hambling

by Maggi Hambling
oil on canvas, 1977-1978
NPG 6562

Iris Murdoch, by Tom Phillips - NPG 5921

Iris Murdoch

by Tom Phillips
oil on canvas, 1984-1986
NPG 5921

Miss F. Hext, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax52163

Miss F. Hext

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 28 March 1861
NPG Ax52163

Charles Dickens, his characters and the empty chair, possibly after Harriet Anne Callow (née Smart), after  John & Charles Watkins, and after  Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes - NPG x135439

Charles Dickens, his characters and the empty chair

possibly after Harriet Anne Callow (née Smart), after John & Charles Watkins, and after Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes
albumen print, 1872
NPG x135439

Marie Elizabeth (née Texier), Baroness de Courcel as Night, by Alfred Ellis, photogravure by  Walker & Boutall - NPG Ax41020

Marie Elizabeth (née Texier), Baroness de Courcel as Night

by Alfred Ellis, photogravure by Walker & Boutall
photogravure, 1897; published 1899
NPG Ax41020