150 Years: The National Portrait Gallery
Sir George Scharf
by Walter William Ouless
From 11 February 2006
Focusing on key moments in the National Portrait Gallery's past, this illustrated timeline charts the development of the Gallery throughout the 150 years of its history. It identifies significant characters, episodes, incidents and 'firsts' that were important at the time but also had a lasting effect, laying the foundations for, and shaping, the Gallery we know today.