The Gallery holds the most extensive collection of portraits in the world. Search over 215,000 works, 150,000 of which are illustrated from the 16th Century to the present day.

Prince Albert Trail

Prince Albert Trail

Prince Albert Trail

 

Noted as a patron of the arts, Prince Albert was largely responsible for the Great Exhibition of 1851.

Second son of Ernest, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; married his cousin, Queen Victoria, 1840, and played an influential role in public life