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.

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Some individual keywords linked to Accessory are illustrated with a selection of portraits below. To explore the full list of keywords and within each the full set of portraits in each category, go to the Subjects and Themes section under Portrait in Advanced Search and choose the Accessory ... option.

Art in art

Portraits that include paintings, photographs, drawings and sculpture within them.

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Books and libraries

Portraits that include a book, a collection of books or a library.

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Carpets and textiles

Portraits that include carpets, rugs, hangings and textiles with interesting designs and motifs.

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Clocks and timepieces

Portraits that include clocks, watches and other types of timepieces.

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Flowers and plants

Portraits that include flowers and plants, in vases or garden settings.

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Maps and globes

Portraits that include local, regional and world maps and several globe types.

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Mirrors and reflections

Portraits that include mirrors and any type of reflection.

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Pets and animals

Portraits that depict pets, other animals and representations of animals.

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