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Tudor and Elizabethan matching pairs
Test your memory by playing our matching pairs game. Three levels of difficulty make it fun for the whole family.
Regency familiar faces
Rearrange tiles to uncover sitters from the Gallery's Collection by playing our puzzle game.
Who do you think you were?
Answer a few lifestyle questions about the elizabethan period and discover your inner Elizabethan!
The Advanced search enables you to place further restrictions on a search. To perform an advanced search, first decide whether you wish to search for a person or a portrait. If you wish to search for a person you can restrict the search by:
• entering a whole or partial name into the Name field, e.g. church, churchill, Sir Winston Spencer Churchill or winst church
• selecting sitters only, artists only or both sitters and artists
• entering an occupation or role into the Profession field, e.g. mistress, duke. NB this field sometimes contains pen names and aliases, so if you are having difficulty finding a particular person, you might try entering their name here.
• selecting a category of profession from those listed in the Professional category field, e.g. Royalty, Rulers and Aristocracy.
The list of people or portraits returned by an advanced search will match all of the search criteria that you have selected.