Ready-made groups of 12 portraits in the collection
Get to know the most iconic portraits in our collection.
Tudors and Elizabethans
From Shakespeare to Henry VIII, explore 12 Tudor and Elizabethan portraits in our collection
Stuarts and Civil War
From Oliver Cromwell to Samuel Pepys, see 12 famous faces from this dramatic chapter of British history
Delve into the Georgian period with 12 portraits from this wig-filled era
Poets, novelists and scientists—get to know our Regency era portraits
From Charles Dickens to Florence Nightingale, meet some notable 19th century figures
Come face to face with politicians, writers and artists from the last century
Discover 12 portraits of contemporary figures
Portraits by theme
Explore portraits of actresses in our collection
Art and Artists
Discover portraits of artists at work
Explore portraits of 12 people of colour from the collection
View portraits of 12 eminent women
Events and occasions
See portraits of famous wars, trials and exhibitions from the collection
Family and children
From the Brontës to Charles I's family, see 12 portraits of eminent families from our collection
Opulent jewels, queens and supermodels; explore fashion in our collection
Kings and Queens
Portraits of 12 monarchs from throughout history
12 portraits of LGBT+ people from throughout history
Discover musicians past and present in a selection of 12 portraits
Meet some of the great thinkers from history
From Shakespeare to Shelley, get to know our portraits of poets
See 12 portraits of famous figures such as Pitt, Peel and Churchill
Gravity, stars, electricity: portraits of scientists responsible for exciting discoveries
12 artists depicitions of themselves.
Travellers and explorers
Portraits of 12 explorers from history
War and peace
12 portraits of wartime and soldiers
From Charles Dickens to Bernardine Evaristo, discover portraits of writers in our collection
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