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48 portraits matching these criteria:

- subject matching 'Diversity'
- 'On display in museums'

A selection of portraits of BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic) representations in the Gallery's collection. See also: 'Around the world' (Theme) and 'Costumes and national dress' (Dress).

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Ayuba Suleiman Diallo (Job ben Solomon), by William Hoare - NPG L245

Ayuba Suleiman Diallo (Job ben Solomon)

by William Hoare
oil on canvas, 1733
On display in Room 11 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L245

Robert Clive and Mir Jafar after the Battle of Plassey, 1757, by Francis Hayman - NPG 5263

Robert Clive and Mir Jafar after the Battle of Plassey, 1757

by Francis Hayman
oil on canvas, circa 1760
On display in Room 14 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5263

Jem Wharton, by William Daniels - NPG L259

Jem Wharton

by William Daniels
oil on canvas, 1839
On display in Room 19 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L259

The Anti-Slavery Society Convention, 1840, by Benjamin Robert Haydon - NPG 599

The Anti-Slavery Society Convention, 1840

by Benjamin Robert Haydon
oil on canvas, 1841
On display in Room 20 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 599

The Relief of Lucknow, 1857, by Thomas Jones Barker - NPG 5851

The Relief of Lucknow, 1857

by Thomas Jones Barker
oil on canvas, 1859
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5851

Mary Seacole, by Albert Charles Challen - NPG 6856

Mary Seacole

by Albert Charles Challen
oil on panel, 1869
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6856

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

Ranjitsinhji ('Ranji') Vibhaji, Maharaja Jam Sahib of Navanagar, by (Karl Anton) Reinhold Thiele - NPG P731

Ranjitsinhji ('Ranji') Vibhaji, Maharaja Jam Sahib of Navanagar

by (Karl Anton) Reinhold Thiele
silver printing-out paper print, late 1890s
On display in the Room 31 showcase at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG P731

Ganga Singh, Maharaja of Bikaner, by Sir William Orpen - NPG 4188

Ganga Singh, Maharaja of Bikaner

by Sir William Orpen
oil on canvas, 1919
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4188

Rabindranath Tagore, by William Fearon Halliday - NPG P992

Rabindranath Tagore

by William Fearon Halliday
toned gelatin silver print, 1920s
On display at Attingham Park, Shrewsbury
NPG P992

Statesmen of World War I, by Sir James Guthrie - NPG 2463

Statesmen of World War I

by Sir James Guthrie
oil on canvas, 1924-1930
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2463

Harold Moody, by Ronald Moody - NPG 6380

Harold Moody

by Ronald Moody
bronze head, 1997, based on a work of 1946
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6380

Jawaharlal Nehru, by Jacob Epstein - NPG 6905

Jawaharlal Nehru

by Jacob Epstein
bronze bust, 1948
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6905

Bill Morris, by John Keane - NPG 6721

Bill Morris

by John Keane
oil on inkjet printed cotton mounted on canvas, 2005
On display in Room 32 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6721

Dame Zaha Hadid, by Michael Craig-Martin - NPG 6840

Dame Zaha Hadid

by Michael Craig-Martin
wall mounted LCD screen with integrated software, 2008
On display in Room 32 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6840

Kelly Holmes, by Craig Wylie - NPG 6944

Kelly Holmes

by Craig Wylie
oil on canvas, 2012
On display in Room 33 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6944

Nicola Adams, by Kate Peters - NPG P1831

Nicola Adams

by Kate Peters
C-type colour print, 2012
On display Beningbrough Hall, York at Beningbrough Hall
NPG P1831