Discover more about our collection and learn to read portraits as historical evidence.
Abolition of slavery
The Anti-Slavery Society Convention
Great Reform Act
Step into the Frame: Tudor and Jacobean
The First World War
The Face of Britain
To coincide with Simon Schama's The Face of Britain exhibition and the accompanying BBC TV series, this resource highlights 10 portraits that demonstrate how the nation has changed over time.
WebQuests: Interactive resources for schools from nine national museums. New Henry VIII webquest for KS3