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Portraits showing two or more members of the same family. Explore the full list here.

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Sir Thomas More, his father, his household and his descendants
by Rowland Lockey, after Hans Holbein the Younger
1593
NPG 2765

Anne, Lady Pope with her children
by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger
1596
NPG L231

The 1st Earl of Monmouth and his family
attributed to Paul van Somer
circa 1617
NPG 5246

The Duke of Buckingham and his Family
after Gerrit van Honthorst
circa 1628, based on a work of 1628
NPG 711

Five Children of King Charles I
after Sir Anthony van Dyck
17th century, based on a work of 1637
NPG 267

The Capel Family
by Cornelius Johnson (Cornelius Janssen van Ceulen)
circa 1640
NPG 4759

The Adamson Family
by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
circa 1844-1845
NPG P6(153)

The Rossetti Family
by Lewis Carroll
7 October 1863
NPG P56

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