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Umbrellas and parasols

Highlights from the Collection featuring umbrellas and parasols. Explore the full list here.

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James Joyce
by Renée Mendel (née Rosa Minna 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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