History

Abolition of slavery

NPG D9483 - © National Portrait Gallery, LondonExploring the history of slavery and its abolition on the 200th anniversary of the passing of the Act to abolish the Slave Trade in Britain in 1807.

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Mary Seacole

NPG 6856 - © National Portrait Gallery, LondonResources designed to assist teachers to make use of Mary Seacole's portrait in teaching a wide range of subjects.

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The Anti-Slavery Society Convention

The Anti-Slavery Society Convention, 1840 by Benjamin Robert Haydon oil on canvas, 1841,Given by British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, 1880, NPG 599, © National Portrait Gallery, London  A guide to the painting, The Anti-Slavery Society Convention, 1840 by Benjamin Robert Haydon.

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Great Reform Act

The Anti-Slavery Society Convention, 1840 by Benjamin Robert Haydon oil on canvas, 1841,Given by British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, 1880, NPG 599, © National Portrait Gallery, London  A guide to looking at The House of Commons, 1833 by Sir George Hayter.

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Step into the Frame: Tudor and Jacobean

A Resource for Teachers of History and other subjects at Key Stage 3 using Tudor and Jacobean portraits.

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Webquests
 

WebQuests: Interactive resources for schools from nine national museums. New Henry VIII webquest for KS3