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The Room 28 wallcase at the National Portrait Gallery

Later Victorian Arts

This room sees portraits hung at projected angles from the wall, creating a zig-zag pattern, allowing pairs of portraits to be seen together. Portraits of the dramatist Gilbert and composer collaborator Sullivan are brought together in this way. Other highlights in the room are a portrait of Louise Jopling by Millais and on the end wall Lady Colin Campbell by Boldini. Sir Henry Irving and Robert Louis Stevenson are included in sets of bronze busts on plinths and there is a room length wallcase for special displays.

See also: Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery

12 portraits on display in the Room 28 wallcase at the National Portrait Gallery

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Elizabeth Southerden (née Thompson), Lady Butler, by Elizabeth Southerden (née Thompson), Lady Butler - NPG 5314

Elizabeth Southerden (née Thompson), Lady Butler

by Elizabeth Southerden (née Thompson), Lady Butler
oil and pencil on card, 1869
On display in the Room 28 wallcase at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5314

William Allingham, by Helen Allingham - NPG 1647

William Allingham

by Helen Allingham
watercolour, 1876
On display in the Room 28 wallcase at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1647

James Anthony Froude, by Sir George Reid - NPG 4990

James Anthony Froude

by Sir George Reid
oil on canvas, 1881
On display in the Room 28 wallcase at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4990

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, by Walter Wallis - NPG 5724

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

by Walter Wallis
oil on canvas, 1881
On display in the Room 28 wallcase at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5724

Dinner at Haddo House, 1884, by Alfred Edward Emslie - NPG 3845

Dinner at Haddo House, 1884

by Alfred Edward Emslie
oil on canvas, 1884
On display in the Room 28 wallcase at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3845

Violet Florence Martin, by Edith Anna Oenone Somerville - NPG 4655

Violet Florence Martin

by Edith Anna Oenone Somerville
oil on panel, 1886
On display in the Room 28 wallcase at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4655

John William Waterhouse, by William Logsdail - NPG 6920

John William Waterhouse

by William Logsdail
oil on board, circa 1887
On display in the Room 28 wallcase at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6920

Thomas Hardy, by William Strang - NPG 2929

Thomas Hardy

by William Strang
oil on panel, 1893
On display in the Room 28 wallcase at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2929

Maurice Henry Hewlett, by James Kerr-Lawson - NPG 2800

Maurice Henry Hewlett

by James Kerr-Lawson
oil on canvas, 1904
On display in the Room 28 wallcase at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2800

(Henry) Austin Dobson, by Sylvia Gosse - NPG 1964

(Henry) Austin Dobson

by Sylvia Gosse
oil on canvas, 1908
On display in the Room 28 wallcase at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1964

Israel Zangwill, by Charles Ezekiel Polowetski - NPG 3318

Israel Zangwill

by Charles Ezekiel Polowetski
oil on canvas, 1909
On display in the Room 28 wallcase at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3318

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Josef (Joseph) Wolf

by William Logsdail
oil on board, circa 1887
On display in the Room 28 wallcase at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 7029