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Umbrellas and parasols

Highlights from the Collection featuring umbrellas and parasols

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Spencer Horatio Walpole
by Adriano Cecioni
published in Vanity Fair 10 February 1872
NPG 2745

Queen Alexandra
by James Russell & Sons
August 1876
NPG x29180

William Ewart Gladstone
by Harry Furniss
NPG 3366

Oscar Wilde
by Unknown photographer
Spring 1900
NPG P317

James Joyce
by Renée Mendel
NPG 5883

Lytton Strachey
by Nicolas Clerihew Bentley
circa 1928-1930
NPG 6842

Beatrix Potter
by Delmar Banner
NPG 3635

Queen Elizabeth II
by Eve Arnold
NPG P520

Dame Miriam Louisa Rothschild
by Nick Sinclair
NPG P564(20)

Beth Chatto
by Tessa Traeger
NPG P1026(8)

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