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Queen Mary I
attributed to Lucas Horenbout (or Hornebolte)
circa 1525
NPG 6453

Katherine of Aragon
attributed to Lucas Horenbout (or Hornebolte)
circa 1525-1526
NPG L244

Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex
attributed to Hans Holbein the Younger
circa 1532-1533
NPG 6310

Queen Elizabeth I
by Nicholas Hilliard
1572
NPG 108

Sir Francis Drake
by Nicholas Hilliard
1581
NPG 4851

Sir Walter Ralegh (Raleigh)
by Nicholas Hilliard
circa 1585
NPG 4106

Henry, Prince of Wales
studio of Isaac Oliver
circa 1610
NPG 1572

Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset
by Nicholas Hilliard
circa 1611
NPG 4260

Lucius Cary, 2nd Viscount Falkland
attributed to John Hoskins
1630s
NPG 6304

King Charles I
by David Des Granges, after John Hoskins
based on a work of circa 1645
NPG 1924

Oliver Cromwell
by Samuel Cooper
1649
NPG 5589

Thomas Winnington
by Christian Friedrich Zincke
circa 1725
NPG 85

Josiah Spode I
by Unknown artist
circa 1790-1795
NPG 4586

King George IV
by Richard Cosway
1792
NPG 5389

Queen Victoria
by Mary Helen Carlisle
NPG 2088

Stanley Baldwin
by Winifred Cécile Dongworth
exhibited 1925
NPG 5030

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