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Oliver Cromwell ('The Lord Protector Medal')

17 of 22 portraits on display in Room 5 at the National Portrait Gallery

Oliver Cromwell ('The Lord Protector Medal'), by Thomas Simon, 1653 - NPG 4366 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Oliver Cromwell ('The Lord Protector Medal')

by Thomas Simon
silver medal, 1653
1 1/2 in. (38 mm) diameter
Given by Cromwell Association in memory of the Rt Hon. Isaac Foot, 1964
Primary Collection
NPG 4366


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  • Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658), Lord Protector of England. Sitter associated with 222 portraits.

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  • Thomas Simon (1618-1665). Artist associated with 24 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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The Lord Protector Medal; struck to commemorate Cromwell's inauguration as Lord Protector in 1653.

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