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Room 3 at the National Portrait Gallery

Special displays

This small room preserves a number of light-senstive portraits in wallcases displaying a selection of coins and medals of early English kings, as well as miniatures and cabinet pictures from the Tudor and Elizabethan period.

Find out more about the display 'This sceptred isle': Shakespeare and the Plantagenets

See also: The Room 3 wallcase at the National Portrait Gallery

5 portraits on display in Room 3 at the National Portrait Gallery

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King Henry V, by Unknown artist - NPG 545

King Henry V

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, late 16th or early 17th century
On display in Room 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 545

King Henry IV, by Unknown artist - NPG 4980(9)

King Henry IV

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, 1597-1618
On display in Room 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4980(9)

King Richard II, by Unknown artist - NPG 4980(8)

King Richard II

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, 1597-1618
On display in Room 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4980(8)

King Richard III, by Unknown artist - NPG 4980(12)

King Richard III

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, 1597-1618
On display in Room 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4980(12)

William Shakespeare, associated with John Taylor - NPG 1

William Shakespeare

associated with John Taylor
oil on canvas, feigned oval, circa 1600-1610
On display in Room 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1