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- subject matching 'Buildings and architecture'

A selection of portraits that depict buildings and architecture. See also: 'Doorways and archways', 'Stairways and walkways', 'Bridges' (Accessory), 'London' and 'Urban scenes' (Theme).

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Sir Henry Unton, by Unknown artist - NPG 710

Sir Henry Unton

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, circa 1596
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 710

Sir John Finet, copy by George Perfect Harding, after  Unknown artist - NPG 2404

Sir John Finet

copy by George Perfect Harding, after Unknown artist
watercolour, 19th century, based on a work of circa 1609
NPG 2404

King Charles I, by Unknown artist - NPG 4516

King Charles I

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, 1630s
NPG 4516

Catharine Macaulay (née Sawbridge), by Robert Edge Pine - NPG 5856

Catharine Macaulay (née Sawbridge)

by Robert Edge Pine
oil on canvas, circa 1775
On display in Room 14 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5856

The Sharp Family, by Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG L169

The Sharp Family

by Johan Joseph Zoffany
oil on canvas, 1779-1781
On display in Room 12 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L169

House of Lords, by Sir George Hayter - NPG 2662(34)

House of Lords

by Sir George Hayter
pencil, circa 1820
NPG 2662(34)

St Peter's, Rome, attributed to Sir Charles Lock Eastlake - NPG 3944(2)

St Peter's, Rome

attributed to Sir Charles Lock Eastlake
brown wash and pencil, 1825
NPG 3944(2)

Classical ruins at Selinonte, attributed to John Partridge - NPG 3944(21)

Classical ruins at Selinonte

attributed to John Partridge
pencil, 1825
NPG 3944(21)

David Roberts, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(90)

David Roberts

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(90)

Royal Institution, Edinburgh, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(235)

Royal Institution, Edinburgh

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(235)

Colinton Manse, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(236)

Colinton Manse

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(236)

The Cathedral and Tower of St Regulus, St Andrews, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(243)

The Cathedral and Tower of St Regulus, St Andrews

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(243)

Cardinal Beaton Castle, St Andrews, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(247)

Cardinal Beaton Castle, St Andrews

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(247)

Fishmarket, St Andrews, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(248)

Fishmarket, St Andrews

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(248)

College Church, St Andrews, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(249)

College Church, St Andrews

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(249)

St Andrews Harbour, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(250)

St Andrews Harbour

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(250)

St Mary's Chapel, St Andrews, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(252)

St Mary's Chapel, St Andrews

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(252)

St Mary's Chapel, St Andrews, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(253)

St Mary's Chapel, St Andrews

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(253)

Durham Cathedral, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(257)

Durham Cathedral

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(257)

John Knox's House, Edinburgh, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(231)

John Knox's House, Edinburgh

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, circa 1844
NPG P6(231)

Durham Cathedral, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(254)

Durham Cathedral

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1844
NPG P6(254)

Linlithgow Town Hall, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(256)

Linlithgow Town Hall

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1845
NPG P6(256)

Sir Charles Barry, by John Prescott Knight - NPG 1272

Sir Charles Barry

by John Prescott Knight
oil on canvas, circa 1851
On display in Room 22 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1272

Lewis Carroll and his family at Croft Rectory, probably by Robert Wilfred Skeffington Lutwidge - NPG P32

Lewis Carroll and his family at Croft Rectory

probably by Robert Wilfred Skeffington Lutwidge
albumen print, circa 1858-1862
NPG P32

Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Procession - The Colonial Contingent, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG P1700(25a)

Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Procession - The Colonial Contingent

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
vintage print, 22 June 1897
NPG P1700(25a)

Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Procession - The Indian Contingent, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG P1700(26a)

Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Procession - The Indian Contingent

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
vintage print, 22 June 1897
NPG P1700(26a)

Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Procession - In front of St Paul's Cathedral, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG P1700(28)

Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Procession - In front of St Paul's Cathedral

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
vintage print, 22 June 1897
NPG P1700(28)

Encaenia at the University of Oxford, by Unknown photographer - NPG P1700(43)

Encaenia at the University of Oxford

by Unknown photographer
printing-out paper print, 21 June 1899
NPG P1700(43)

Oscar Wilde, probably by Lord Alfred Bruce Douglas - NPG P317

Oscar Wilde

probably by Lord Alfred Bruce Douglas
snapshot photograph, Spring 1900
NPG P317

'Proclamation of King Edward VII at Oxford', by Unknown photographer - NPG P1700(51)

'Proclamation of King Edward VII at Oxford'

by Unknown photographer
printing-out paper print, 25 January 1901
NPG P1700(51)

The Victoria Memorial by Sir Thomas Brock, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG P1700(93)

The Victoria Memorial by Sir Thomas Brock

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
photogravure, 1911
NPG P1700(93)

Beatrix Potter, by Charles G.Y. King - NPG P1826

Beatrix Potter

by Charles G.Y. King
vintage snapshot print, May 1913
NPG P1826