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13 May - 16 November 2014
Room 28: case display
Photographs from the 1870s to 1900s by Beatrix Potter’s father, Rupert. Featuring two recent acquisitions depicting them both, alongside portraits of Rupert Potter’s close friend, the painter Sir John Everett Millais. Also includes John Bright, William Ewart Gladstone, Effie Millais and other sitters photographed for Millais as reference for his paintings.
2 July 2014 - 1 April 2015
This display includes photographs of Emmeline Pankhurst and Mary Richardson, notorious for attacking the ‘Rokeby Venus’ by Diego Velasquez at the National Gallery. It also includes original documents from the Gallery’s archive, and surveillance photographs showing a number of Suffragettes which were issued to the Gallery by the Criminal Record Bureau in 1914.
10 May - 12 October 2014
Naval Officers of World War I by Sir Arthur Stockdale Cope is one of three large group portraits commissioned by the South African financier Sir Abraham (‘Abe’) Bailey in the aftermath of the Great War. Owing to poor condition, Naval Officers has not been seen for several decades. However, following a recent successful appeal for necessary funds to restore the work, the present display returns this important painting to public view.
5 August 2014 - 1 May 2015
This display offers the opportunity to view rarely-seen portraits by Smith showing the author Roald Dahl and the British film star Jean Simmons, which are on long-term loan to the Gallery. In addition, Smith’s portrait of the writer and artist Angelica Garnett, recently acquired by the Gallery, will be displayed here for the first time.