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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles (1781-1826), Colonial governor and zoologist

Portraits in Regency Portraits Catalogue | Other NPG portraits

Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles

by George Francis Joseph
NPG 84

Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles

by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
NPG 316a(156)

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Pioneer Podcasts

Listen to a series of podcasts exploring the lives of pioneering women, past and present.

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Untitled, c.1973 (Alex Chilton) by William Eggleston © Eggleston Artistic Trust

Eggleston Playlist

William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.

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Archive interviews

Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.

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