The National Portrait Gallery is commemorating the centenary of the First World War with a four-year programme of exhibitions, displays, public events and learning projects.

Two current displays feature a range of portraits from the Gallery Collection to highlight significant aspects of the conflict and of the period. Suffragettes: Deeds not Words marks the pre-war campaign for political equality for women, which included attacks on portraits in the Gallery, while the contribution made by women in an unprecedented variety of roles during the conflict is recognised in Women and the First World War.

Part of the national First World War Centenary partnership.
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chronology
A year-by-year summary of the principal events of the First World War.