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Tudor and Elizabethan matching pairs

Tudor and Elizabethan matching pairs

Tudor and Elizabethan matching pairs

The National Portrait Gallery holds the largest collection of Tudor and Elizabethan paintings in the world. Become more familiar with them by playing our matching pairs game. Three levels of difficulty make it fun for the whole family! View and find out more about all the portraits used in the game.



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Tell us More about our silhouettes, photograph of Hubert Leslie, Silhouettist

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Tell us More about our Silvy sitters, photograph of Camille Silvy, photographer with boy

Tell us more about our Silvy sitters

Help us identify the sitters who visited Camille Silvy’s photographic studio during the 1860s.

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