The Gallery holds the most extensive collection of portraits in the world. Search over 215,000 works, 150,000 of which are illustrated from the 16th Century to the present day.

People and Places: England

People and Places: England

People and Places: England

People, Portraits and Places is where sitters, artists and portraits in our collection are connected to places.

Connections are established at a regional level for counties within the United Kingdom and at a global level for countries in different regions of the world. For England those connections are explored through its counties and principal cities below.

Explore People by Places

Connections have been established where the person has a significant association with that area, be that by birth, study, travel, work, an event within their lifetime or death.

Bedfordshire Berkshire Bristol Buckinghamshire Cambridgeshire Cheshire Cornwall Cumbria Derbyshire Devon Dorset Durham Essex Gloucestershire Greater Manchester Guernsey Hampshire Herefordshire Hertfordshire Isle of Man Isle of Wight Isles of Scilly Jersey Kent Lancashire Leicestershire Lincolnshire London Merseyside Middlesex Norfolk Northamptonshire Northumberland Nottinghamshire Oxfordshire Rutland Shropshire Somerset Staffordshire Suffolk Surrey Sussex Tyne and Wear Warwickshire West Midlands Wiltshire Worcestershire Yorkshire

Explore Portraits by Places

Connections have been established where a portrait has been made or place that is portrayed within the object.

Bedfordshire Berkshire Bristol Buckinghamshire Cambridgeshire Cheshire Cornwall Cumbria Derbyshire Devon Dorset Durham Essex Gloucestershire Greater Manchester Guernsey Hampshire Herefordshire Hertfordshire Isle of Man Isle of Wight Isles of Scilly Jersey Kent Lancashire Leicestershire Lincolnshire London Merseyside Middlesex Norfolk Northamptonshire Northumberland Nottinghamshire Oxfordshire Rutland Shropshire Somerset Staffordshire Suffolk Surrey Sussex Tyne and Wear Warwickshire West Midlands Wiltshire Worcestershire Yorkshire


If you know of other connections we should be making, please let us know at [email protected]

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