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Hats and head attire

Portraits depicting different styles of hats including turbans, bonnets, sunhats, helmets, military hats, top hats and bowler hats. Explore the full list here.

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King Henry VII
by Unknown Netherlandish artist
NPG 416

King Henry VIII
by Unknown Anglo-Netherlandish artist
circa 1520
NPG 4690

Mary, Queen of Scots
by Unknown artist
circa 1560-1592
NPG 1766

John Donne
by Unknown English artist
circa 1595
NPG 6790

Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban
by John Vanderbank, after Unknown artist
1731?, based on a work of circa 1618
NPG 520

Henrietta Howard (née Hobart), Countess of Suffolk
attributed to John Harris, after a painting attributed to Thomas Gibson
1800-1873, based on a work of circa 1715-1725
NPG 2451

Fanny Burney
by Edward Francisco Burney
circa 1784-1785
NPG 2634

Emma Hamilton
by George Romney
circa 1785
NPG 294

Lord Byron
replica by Thomas Phillips
circa 1835, based on a work of 1813
NPG 142

Isambard Kingdom Brunel
by Robert Howlett
November 1857
NPG P112

Violet Florence Martin
by Edith Anna Oenone Somerville
NPG 4655

Lady Ottoline Morrell
by Cavendish Morton
circa 1904
NPG P479

Max Miller
by (Edward) Russell Westwood
NPG P351

Beatrix Potter
by Delmar Banner
NPG 3635

Leslie Caron
by Yousuf Karsh
NPG P242

David Hockney
by Dmitri Kasterine
2009, based on a work of 1974
NPG P1331

Roald Dahl
by Dmitri Kasterine
2009, based on a work of 1976
NPG P1325

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