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William Shakespeare
associated with John Taylor
circa 1600-1610

Anne Boleyn
by Unknown English artist
late 16th century, based on a work of circa 1533-1536
NPG 668

Queen Elizabeth II
by John Swannell
November 2001
NPG x125851

Queen Elizabeth I
by Unknown continental artist
circa 1575
NPG 2082

Queen Elizabeth I
by Unknown English artist
circa 1600
NPG 5175

Virginia Woolf
by George Charles Beresford
July 1902
NPG P221

Charles Darwin
copy by John Collier
1883, based on a work of 1881
NPG 1024

King Richard III
by Unknown artist
late 16th century
NPG 148

John Donne
by Unknown English artist
circa 1595
NPG 6790

King Henry VIII
after Hans Holbein the Younger
probably 17th century, based on a work of 1536
NPG 157

Maggi Hambling
by Maggi Hambling
NPG 6562

King George IV
by Johann Paul Georg Fischer, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
before 1875, based on a work of 1815
NPG 6295

Alfred, Lord Tennyson
by Samuel Laurence, and Sir Edward Burne-Jones
circa 1840
NPG 2460

Ellen Terry ('Choosing')
by George Frederic Watts
NPG 5048

Robert Burns
by Alexander Nasmyth
circa 1821-1822, based on a work of 1787
NPG 46

Samuel Beckett
by Tom Phillips
NPG 6467

Horatio Nelson
by Lemuel Francis Abbott
NPG 394

Judi Dench
by Alessandro Raho
NPG 6671

Queen Elizabeth II
by Michael Leonard
NPG 5861

Sir Thomas More
after Hans Holbein the Younger
early 17th century, based on a work of 1527
NPG 4358

Henry James
by John Singer Sargent
NPG 1767

Thomas Cranmer
by Gerlach Flicke
NPG 535

Isambard Kingdom Brunel
by Robert Howlett
November 1857
NPG P112

Katherine Parr
by Unknown artist
late 16th century
NPG 4618

King Edward VI
by Workshop associated with 'Master John'
circa 1547
NPG 5511

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

Frederick Burnaby
by James Jacques Tissot
NPG 2642

Harold Pinter
by Justin Mortimer
NPG 6185

Dorothy Hodgkin
by Maggi Hambling
NPG 5797

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

Mo Mowlam
by John Keane
NPG 6468

Queen Victoria
replica by Sir George Hayter
1863, based on a work of 1838
NPG 1250

Seamus Heaney
by Tai-Shan Schierenberg
NPG 6703

Oliver Cromwell
by Robert Walker
circa 1649
NPG 536

Winston Churchill
by Walter Stoneman
3pm 1 April 1941
NPG x6140

Jane Austen
by Cassandra Austen
circa 1810
NPG 3630

Katherine of Aragon
by Unknown artist
early 18th century
NPG 163

Vivien Leigh
by Madame Yevonde
NPG P742

'Foul play, or Humphreys and Johnson a match for Mendoza...' (Richard Humphries; Daniel Mendoza)
by Unknown artist, published by Samuel William Fores
published 18 January 1788
NPG D12370

Lytton Strachey
by Dora Carrington
NPG 6662

George Melly
by Maggi Hambling
NPG 6439

Michael Faraday
by Thomas Phillips
NPG 269

'The battle between Mendoza and Humphrey...' (Daniel Mendoza; Richard Humphries)
probably by James Gillray, published by James Aitken
published 7 May 1789
NPG D12398

Emmeline Pankhurst
by Georgina Agnes Brackenbury
NPG 2360

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