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The Staff of the National Portrait Gallery

6 of 14 portraits of Charles Robert Saumarez Smith

The Staff of the National Portrait Gallery, by John Goto, 1999-2000 - NPG x88800 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

The Staff of the National Portrait Gallery

by John Goto
MicroPiezo print, 1999-2000
39 1/2 in. x 88 3/8 in. (1005 mm x 2245 mm) sight
Photographs Collection
NPG x88800


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  • John Goto (1949-), Photographer. Artist of 4 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.

Sittersback to top

  • Mani Bermejo, Head of Art Handling, National Portrait Gallery. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Harold Blundell, Visitor Services Supervisor, National Portrait Gallery. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Lottie Cole, Events Manager, National Portrait Gallery. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • David Coulthard, M&E Operations Manager, National Portrait Gallery. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Beebee Cowar, Visitor Services Assistant, National Portrait Gallery. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Eddie Coyle, Visitor Services Assistant, National Portrait Gallery. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Penelope ('Penny') Dearsley, Secretary, National Portrait Gallery. Sitter in 4 portraits.
  • Maddy Fielden, Visitor Services Assistant, National Portrait Gallery. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Linda Fu, Assistant Retail Manager, National Portrait Gallery. Sitter in 3 portraits.
  • Robin Gibson (1944-2010), Chief Curator, National Portrait Gallery; pioneered the 20th-century galleries and organised many portrait commissions and exhibitions. Sitter in 6 portraits.
  • Roger Hargreaves (1959-). Sitter in 2 portraits, Artist of 1 portrait.
  • Tim Moreton, Collections Registrar, National Portrait Gallery. Sitter in 4 portraits.
  • Nico Nicholas, Finance Manager, National Portrait Gallery. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Ashok Patel, Visitor Services Assistant, National Portrait Gallery. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Terence Pepper (1949-), Curator of Photographs, National Portrait Gallery. Sitter in 11 portraits, Artist of 3 portraits.
  • Neville Rebello, Visitor Services Supervisor, National Portrait Gallery. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Charles Robert Saumarez Smith (1954-), Art historian; Director of the National Portrait Gallery. Sitter in 14 portraits, Artist of 1 portrait.
  • David Saywell (1964-), Head of Digital Programmes, National Portrait Gallery, London. Sitter in 2 portraits.
  • Ann Sinclair, Receptionist, National Portrait Gallery. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Jill Springall, Archive Assistant, National Portrait Gallery. Sitter in 2 portraits.
  • Pallavi Vadhia, Publications Sales and Marketing Officer, National Portrait Gallery. Sitter in 2 portraits.
  • Stephen Williams, Picture Framer, National Portrait Gallery. Sitter in 2 portraits.

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Current affairs

Following referendums in 1997, The Scottish Parliament is opened and Welsh Assembly established in 1999. The new Scottish Parliament has the powers to pass legislation and alter tax. The Welsh Assembly currently has less legislative authority but controls a budget for Wales and can amend legislation passed by Westminster. The House of Lords Act removes all but 92 Hereditary Lords from the second chamber.

Art and science

Tom Stoppard and Marc Norman's film, Shakespeare in Love wins the Oscar for Best Picture. The film, starring Joseph Fiennes, Gwyneth Paltrow, Judi Dench, Geoffrey Rush, and Colin Firth, among other British screen stars, provides a fictitious account of the events that inspired William Shakespeare to write Romeo and Juliet.

International

NATO begins a bombing campaign against the government of Yugoslavia following the breakdown of the Rambouillet Accords that attempted to grant Kosovo autonomy within Serbia under NATO administration. After nearly three months of bombing, Slobodan Milosevic agreed to allow a peacekeeping force to enter Kosovo and the province was placed under a United Nations Interim Administration.

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