Heinz Archive and Library
Through its holdings and staff expertise the National Portrait Gallery Archive and Library seeks to be the foremost centre for the study of and research into portraiture. The Archive and Library contains three collections: Archive, Library and a Reference collection of portraits. The Archive and Library is a publicly accessible centre for the study of works held by the NPG, the study of the history of portraiture and collects material which supports these areas.
A Collection of 80,000 portraits, mainly prints, but also a body of drawings and a smaller body of paintings and sculptures.