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Primary Collection

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Sir Henry Cole by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt

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Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt

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Sir James George Frazer by Emile Antoine Bourdelle

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Albert Ball by Henry Poole

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Joseph Duveen, Baron Duveen by Sir William Reid Dick

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John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir by Thomas John Clapperton

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Virginia Woolf by Stephen Tomlin

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George Bernard Shaw by Jacob Epstein

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Queen Mary by Sir William Reid Dick

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Aneurin Bevan by Peter Lambda

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Robert Lowe, 1st Viscount Sherbrooke by Carlo Pellegrini

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Lucian Freud by Jacob Epstein

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Noël Coward by Paul Hamann

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Laurence Olivier by Peter Lambda

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Sir John Betjeman by Angela Conner

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Edith Sitwell by Maurice Lambert

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Sir Eduardo Paolozzi by Sir Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi

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Sir Richard Rogers by Sir Eduardo Paolozzi

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Margot Fonteyn by Maurice Lambert

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Oskar Kokoschka by Karel Vogel

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Harold Moody by Ronald Moody

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Dorothy Stuart Russell by Ismond Rosen

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Duncan Grant by Stephen Tomlin

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Jawaharlal Nehru by Jacob Epstein

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Elsie Cohen by Ronald Moody

Reference Collection

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Christine Keeler by Geoffrey Davien

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Richard Beeching, 1st Baron Beeching by Geoffrey Davien

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Freddie Mills by Geoffrey Davien

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Harold Wilson by Geoffrey Davien

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(Edward) Hugh John Neale Dalton, Baron Daltonby Geoffrey Davien

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Richard Beeching, 1st Baron Beeching by Geoffrey Davien

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Sir William Chambers by Benjamin Wyon, after Sir Richard Westmacott

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John Flaxman by C. Henry Weigall

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Thomas Gainsborough by E. Ortner

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Inigo Jones by Charles Frederick Carter, after John Michael Rysbrack

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Sir John Vanbrugh by Benjamin Wyon, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

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Sir Christopher Wren by W. Wilson, after Edward Pearce

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William Shakespeare ('Shakespeare Duck') by Unknown artist

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William Shakespeare ('William Shakespeare Lego Minifigure') by Unknown artist

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Anne Boleyn; King Henry VIII by Staffordshire Potteries

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Queen Elizabeth I; Queen Elizabeth II designed by Charles Noke, and Harry Fenton, manufactured by Doulton & Co Ltd

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King George III; George Washington designed by Michael Abberley, manufactured by Doulton & Co Ltd

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'King Henry VIII and his Six Wives' designed by William K. Harper, manufactured by Doulton & Co Ltd

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Margaret Thatcher by Spitting Images Productions Ltd

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Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor (King Edward VIII) designed by Dame Laura Knight, manufactured by Burgess & Leigh Limited (Burleigh)

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Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick by Unknown artist

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Billy Waters by Unknown artist

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Ellen Eliza Blight (Bright) ('Death of the Lion Queen') by Unknown artist

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David Richard Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty; Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig by Royal Winton

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Winston Churchill by Arnold Machin, for Wedgwood and Bentley

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Franklin Roosevelt by Arnold Machin, for Wedgwood and Bentley

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William Shakespeare by Derby Porcelain Factory

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William Shakespeare by Unknown artist