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Clocks and timepieces

Portraits that include clocks, watches and other types of timepieces. Explore the full list here.

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Derwent Coleridge
by Unknown photographer
1856
NPG P321

Isambard Kingdom Brunel
by Robert Howlett, published by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
November 1857
NPG x5177

Jan Morris
by Arturo Di Stefano
2004-2005
NPG 6722

Nonso Anozie
by Stuart Pearson Wright
2005
NPG 6751

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Untitled, c.1973 (Alex Chilton) by William Eggleston © Eggleston Artistic Trust

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