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Martin Collection

Engraved portraits of British and foreign subjects, collected by print collector Henry Witte (or Wenham) Martin of 12 Clapton Square, Hackney, and left to the Gallery by him with an inter-leaved copy of Charles Knight’s English Cyclopedia of Biography in 6 volumes, 1856-8, into which the prints were to be inserted for purposes of extra-illustration. Martin’s collection of prints relating to French history and costume was given to the British Museum.

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Pietro Vermigli, after Unknown artist - NPG D45999

Pietro Vermigli

after Unknown artist
woodcut, late 16th century?
NPG D45999

Hendrik Met de Bles, attributed to Johan Wierix - NPG D46188

Hendrik Met de Bles

attributed to Johan Wierix
line engraving, 1572
NPG D46188

Ambrose Blaurer, after Unknown artist - NPG D46085

Ambrose Blaurer

after Unknown artist
woodcut, circa 1581
NPG D46085

William I, Prince of Orange, by Hendrick Goltzius - NPG D4464

William I, Prince of Orange

by Hendrick Goltzius
line engraving, 1581
NPG D4464

Fictitious portrait called Reginald Pole, after Unknown artist - NPG D32612

Fictitious portrait called Reginald Pole

after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1584
NPG D32612

Thomas Cavendish, after Unknown artist - NPG D20953

Thomas Cavendish

after Unknown artist
etching
NPG D20953

Gerardus Mercator, after Unknown artist - NPG D20942

Gerardus Mercator

after Unknown artist
line engraving, after 1593
NPG D20942

Martin Luther, by Robert Boissard, after  Lucas Cranach the Elder - NPG D23476

Martin Luther

by Robert Boissard, after Lucas Cranach the Elder
line engraving, circa 1597
NPG D23476

John Donne, after Isaac Oliver - NPG D21407

John Donne

after Isaac Oliver
line engraving, 17th century
NPG D21407

Pope Clement VII (Giulio de' Medici), after Sebastiano del Piombo - NPG D33014

Pope Clement VII (Giulio de' Medici)

after Sebastiano del Piombo
line engraving, 17th century
NPG D33014

William Fulke, after Unknown artist - NPG D33604

William Fulke

after Unknown artist
line engraving, 17th century
NPG D33604

Giovanni Vittorio Rossi, after Unknown artist - NPG D37996

Giovanni Vittorio Rossi

after Unknown artist
line engraving, 17th century
NPG D37996

Pietro Vermigli, after Unknown artist - NPG D45998

Pietro Vermigli

after Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1600-1650
NPG D45998

King Charles I, by Simon de Passe - NPG D18224

King Charles I

by Simon de Passe
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D18224

Paulo Giordano Orsini, Duke of Bracciano, by Ottavio Maria Leoni - NPG D17069

Paulo Giordano Orsini, Duke of Bracciano

by Ottavio Maria Leoni
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D17069

William Lily, by Unknown artist - NPG D17073

William Lily

by Unknown artist
line engraving, probably 17th century
NPG D17073

Desiderius Erasmus, after Albrecht Dürer - NPG D23475

Desiderius Erasmus

after Albrecht Dürer
line engraving, probably 17th century (1526)
NPG D23475

René Descartes, by Unknown artist - NPG D13134

René Descartes

by Unknown artist
line engraving, 17th century
NPG D13134

James IV of Scotland, after Unknown artist - NPG D42361

James IV of Scotland

after Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1602
NPG D42361

James V of Scotland, after Unknown artist - NPG D42365

James V of Scotland

after Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1602
NPG D42365

Pietro Vermigli, by Hendrik Hondius (Hond) - NPG D45997

Pietro Vermigli

by Hendrik Hondius (Hond)
line engraving, circa 1602
NPG D45997

King James I of England and VI of Scotland, after Unknown artist - NPG D18178

King James I of England and VI of Scotland

after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1602
NPG D18178

Thomas Becon, after Unknown artist - NPG D32916

Thomas Becon

after Unknown artist
woodcut, 1553, published 1610
NPG D32916

John Florio, by William Hole (Holle) - NPG D31841

John Florio

by William Hole (Holle)
engraving, published 1611
NPG D31841

Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset, by Simon de Passe, published by  Compton Holland - NPG D21453

Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset

by Simon de Passe, published by Compton Holland
line engraving, circa 1615
NPG D21453

John Ogilvie, by M.K., after  C.S. - NPG D21441

John Ogilvie

by M.K., after C.S.
etching, 1615
NPG D21441

William Perkins, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by  Compton Holland, after  Unknown artist - NPG D23054

William Perkins

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by Compton Holland, after Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1616-1620
NPG D23054

Robert Abbot, by Francis Delaram, published by  William Peake, after  Unknown artist - NPG D43036

Robert Abbot

by Francis Delaram, published by William Peake, after Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1617-1618; published circa 1626-1639
NPG D43036

King Charles I, after Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D18282

King Charles I

after Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, (1618)
NPG D18282

King Charles I, by Simon de Passe - NPG D18225

King Charles I

by Simon de Passe
line engraving, 1619
NPG D18225

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, by Magdalena de Passe, by  Willem de Passe - NPG D21314

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex

by Magdalena de Passe, by Willem de Passe
line engraving, published 1620
NPG D21314

John Colet, by Magdalena de Passe, by  Willem de Passe - NPG D23147

John Colet

by Magdalena de Passe, by Willem de Passe
line engraving, published 1620
NPG D23147

Sir Francis Walsingham, by Magdalena de Passe, by  Willem de Passe - NPG D33368

Sir Francis Walsingham

by Magdalena de Passe, by Willem de Passe
line engraving, published 1620
NPG D33368

John Jewel, by Magdalena de Passe, by  Willem de Passe - NPG D33378

John Jewel

by Magdalena de Passe, by Willem de Passe
line engraving, 1620
NPG D33378

William Tyndale, by Magdalena de Passe, by  Willem de Passe - NPG D33385

William Tyndale

by Magdalena de Passe, by Willem de Passe
line engraving, published 1620
NPG D33385

Henry Herbert, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, by Magdalena de Passe, and by  Willem de Passe - NPG D42488

Henry Herbert, 2nd Earl of Pembroke

by Magdalena de Passe, and by Willem de Passe
line engraving, circa 1620
NPG D42488

William Butler, by Simon de Passe - NPG D5630

William Butler

by Simon de Passe
line engraving, 1620
NPG D5630

Thomas Cavendish, possibly by Magdalena de Passe, possibly by  Willem de Passe - NPG D16614

Thomas Cavendish

possibly by Magdalena de Passe, possibly by Willem de Passe
line engraving, 1620
NPG D16614

John Harington, 1st Baron Harington of Exton, by Magdalena de Passe, by  Willem de Passe - NPG D16771

John Harington, 1st Baron Harington of Exton

by Magdalena de Passe, by Willem de Passe
line engraving, 1620s-1630s
NPG D16771

Christopher Carleill, by Magdalena de Passe, by  Willem de Passe - NPG D21074

Christopher Carleill

by Magdalena de Passe, by Willem de Passe
line engraving, published 1620
NPG D21074

King Henry VII, by John Payne, after  Unknown artist - NPG D20543

King Henry VII

by John Payne, after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1622
NPG D20543

Robert Abbot, by Magdalena de Passe, by  Willem de Passe - NPG D20858

Robert Abbot

by Magdalena de Passe, by Willem de Passe
line engraving, published 1622
NPG D20858

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, after Michiel Jansz. van Miereveldt - NPG D33056

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham

after Michiel Jansz. van Miereveldt
line engraving, (circa 1625)
NPG D33056

Called John Fisher, by Robert Vaughan, after  Unknown artist - NPG D35476

Called John Fisher

by Robert Vaughan, after Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1625-1655
NPG D35476

Aletheia Talbot, Countess of Arundel, by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D18365

Aletheia Talbot, Countess of Arundel

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
etching, 1626
NPG D18365

Sir Edward Coke, by John Payne, after  Unknown artist - NPG D21613

Sir Edward Coke

by John Payne, after Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1628-1629
NPG D21613

Sir Thomas Littleton (Lyttleton), by Robert Vaughan, after  Unknown artist - NPG D42344

Sir Thomas Littleton (Lyttleton)

by Robert Vaughan, after Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1628
NPG D42344

William Laud, by William Marshall - NPG D21580

William Laud

by William Marshall
line engraving, 1630s-1640s
NPG D21580

Nicholas Culpeper, after Unknown artist - NPG D21640

Nicholas Culpeper

after Unknown artist
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D21640

Henry Hastings, 5th Earl of Huntingdon, after Wenceslaus Hollar - NPG D33245

Henry Hastings, 5th Earl of Huntingdon

after Wenceslaus Hollar
etching, (mid 17th century)
NPG D33245

Edward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury, by Wenceslaus Hollar - NPG D33404

Edward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury

by Wenceslaus Hollar
etching, mid 17th century
NPG D33404

Sir Robert Berkeley, by Wenceslaus Hollar - NPG D42948

Sir Robert Berkeley

by Wenceslaus Hollar
etching, mid 17th century
NPG D42948

Anna Maria van Schurman, by Cornelis van Dalen the Younger, after  Cornelius Johnson - NPG D43047

Anna Maria van Schurman

by Cornelis van Dalen the Younger, after Cornelius Johnson
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D43047

Alexander More (Morus), after Crispijn de Passe the Younger - NPG D45875

Alexander More (Morus)

after Crispijn de Passe the Younger
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D45875

William Seymour, 2nd Duke of Somerset, by Wenceslaus Hollar - NPG D46015

William Seymour, 2nd Duke of Somerset

by Wenceslaus Hollar
etching, mid 17th century
NPG D46015

John Bastwick, by Wenceslaus Hollar - NPG D1027

John Bastwick

by Wenceslaus Hollar
etching, mid 17th century
NPG D1027

Henry Hastings, 5th Earl of Huntingdon, by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Unknown artist - NPG D17887

Henry Hastings, 5th Earl of Huntingdon

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Unknown artist
etching, mid 17th century
NPG D17887

Prince Rupert, Count Palatine, published by Balthasar Moncornet, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D18154

Prince Rupert, Count Palatine

published by Balthasar Moncornet, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D18154