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The Medieval stairs (North stairs) at the National Portrait Gallery

Medieval Stairs

This staircase displays the funerary effigies representing some of the kings of England, their queens and children, between 1216 and 1519.

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4 portraits on display on the Medieval stairs (North stairs) at the National Portrait Gallery

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Eleanor of Castile, by Elkington & Co, cast by  Domenico Brucciani, after  William Torel - NPG 345

Eleanor of Castile

by Elkington & Co, cast by Domenico Brucciani, after William Torel
electrotype, 1873, based on a work of 1291-1293
On display on the Medieval stairs (North stairs) at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 345

King Henry III, by Elkington & Co, cast by  Domenico Brucciani, after  William Torel - NPG 341

King Henry III

by Elkington & Co, cast by Domenico Brucciani, after William Torel
electrotype, 1873, based on a work of circa 1291
On display on the Medieval stairs (North stairs) at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 341

Anne of Bohemia, by Elkington & Co, cast by  Domenico Brucciani, after  Nicholas Broker, and  Godfrey Prest - NPG 331

Anne of Bohemia

by Elkington & Co, cast by Domenico Brucciani, after Nicholas Broker, and Godfrey Prest
electrotype, 1873, based on a work of circa 1395-1397
On display on the Medieval stairs (North stairs) at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 331

King Richard II, by Elkington & Co, cast by  Domenico Brucciani, after  Nicholas Broker, and  Godfrey Prest - NPG 330

King Richard II

by Elkington & Co, cast by Domenico Brucciani, after Nicholas Broker, and Godfrey Prest
electrotype, 1873, based on a work of circa 1395-1397
On display on the Medieval stairs (North stairs) at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 330