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.

The three current displays feature a range of portraits from the Gallery Collection to highlight significant aspects of the conflict and of the period: the recently restored Naval Officers of World War I  honours twenty-two of the Navy’s most senior figures; Keep the Home Fires Burning celebrates the popular music hall stars of the day; and the anniversary of the suffragette protests is marked with Suffragettes: Deeds not Words.

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.