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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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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu with her son, Edward Wortley Montagu, and attendants, attributed to Jean Baptiste Vanmour - NPG 3924

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu with her son, Edward Wortley Montagu, and attendants

attributed to Jean Baptiste Vanmour
oil on canvas, circa 1717
On display in Room 13 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3924

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

Indian with tomahawk, by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend - NPG 4855(67)

Indian with tomahawk

by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend
pen and ink and watercolour, 1751-1758
NPG 4855(67)

An Indian pursuing a wounded enemy with his Tomahawk, by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend - NPG 4855(68)

An Indian pursuing a wounded enemy with his Tomahawk

by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend
pen and ink and watercolour, 1751-1758
NPG 4855(68)

Indian dressed for war with a scalp, by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend - NPG 4855(69)

Indian dressed for war with a scalp

by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend
pen and ink and watercolour, 1751-1758
NPG 4855(69)

Indian in his war dress and blanket, by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend - NPG 4855(70)

Indian in his war dress and blanket

by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend
pen and ink and watercolour, 1751-1758
NPG 4855(70)

Two squaws and an Indian, by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend - NPG 4855(71)

Two squaws and an Indian

by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend
pen and ink and watercolour, 1751-1758
NPG 4855(71)

An Indian of ye Outawas Tribe & his Family going to War, by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend - NPG 4855(72)

An Indian of ye Outawas Tribe & his Family going to War

by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend
pen and ink and watercolour, 1751-1758
NPG 4855(72)

An Indian War chief completely equipped with a scalp in his hand, by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend - NPG 4855(73)

An Indian War chief completely equipped with a scalp in his hand

by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend
pen and ink and watercolour, 1751-1758
NPG 4855(73)

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

The Academicians of the Royal Academy, by John Sanders, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG 1437

The Academicians of the Royal Academy

by John Sanders, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
watercolour and ink, 1773, based on a work of 1772
NPG 1437

Key to 'The Academicians of the Royal Academy', by John Sanders, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG 1437a

Key to 'The Academicians of the Royal Academy'

by John Sanders, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
pencil, circa 1773
NPG 1437a

Elizabeth, Viscountess Mordaunt, attributed to George Perfect Harding, after  Louise Hollandine, Princess Palatine - NPG 3090(4)

Elizabeth, Viscountess Mordaunt

attributed to George Perfect Harding, after Louise Hollandine, Princess Palatine
watercolour, early 19th century
NPG 3090(4)

Tom Molineaux, by Unknown artist - NPG 5813

Tom Molineaux

by Unknown artist
Staffordshire portrait figure, circa 1810-1815
NPG 5813

Ira Aldridge, after James Northcote - NPG L251

Ira Aldridge

after James Northcote
oil on canvas, circa 1826
On display at Holburne Museum, Bath
NPG L251

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

Manockjee Cursetjee, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(92)

Manockjee Cursetjee

by William Brockedon
pencil and chalk, 1841
NPG 2515(92)

Robert Moffat, by George Baxter - NPG 6312

Robert Moffat

by George Baxter
watercolour, circa 1842
NPG 6312

Ka(h)kewaquonaby, a Canadian chief (Peter ('Kahkewaquonaby') Jones), by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(83)

Ka(h)kewaquonaby, a Canadian chief (Peter ('Kahkewaquonaby') Jones)

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 4 August 1845
NPG P6(83)

Ka(h)kewaquonaby, a Canadian chief (Peter ('Kahkewaquonaby') Jones), by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(94)

Ka(h)kewaquonaby, a Canadian chief (Peter ('Kahkewaquonaby') Jones)

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 4 August 1845
NPG P6(94)

The Waving Plume (Peter ('Kahkewaquonaby') Jones), by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(145)

The Waving Plume (Peter ('Kahkewaquonaby') Jones)

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 4 August 1845
NPG P6(145)

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

'The Secret of England's Greatness' (Queen Victoria presenting a Bible in the Audience Chamber at Windsor), by Thomas Jones Barker - NPG 4969

'The Secret of England's Greatness' (Queen Victoria presenting a Bible in the Audience Chamber at Windsor)

by Thomas Jones Barker
oil on canvas, circa 1862-1863
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4969

Abdul Aziz, by James Jacques Tissot - NPG 4707(1)

Abdul Aziz

by James Jacques Tissot
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 30 October 1869
NPG 4707(1)

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

Sir Salar JunJay Singh Rao, Raja of Kagalg, by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG 2580

Sir Salar JunJay Singh Rao, Raja of Kagalg

by Sir Leslie Ward
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 14 October 1876
NPG 2580

Kuo Sung-tao, by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG 4707(14)

Kuo Sung-tao

by Sir Leslie Ward
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 16 June 1877
NPG 4707(14)

Midhat Pasha, by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG 4707(21)

Midhat Pasha

by Sir Leslie Ward
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 30 June 1877
NPG 4707(21)

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

Cetshwayo ka Mpande, by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG 2699

Cetshwayo ka Mpande

by Sir Leslie Ward
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 26 August 1882
NPG 2699

Meiji, Emperor of Japan, after Edoardo Chiossone - NPG P1700(71a)

Meiji, Emperor of Japan

after Edoardo Chiossone
albumen print, 1888
NPG P1700(71a)

Shoken, Empress of Japan, by Suzuki Shin'ichi - NPG P1700(72)

Shoken, Empress of Japan

by Suzuki Shin'ichi
printing-out paper print, 1889
NPG P1700(72)

Sheikh Chidda; Queen Victoria, by Hills & Saunders - NPG P51

Sheikh Chidda; Queen Victoria

by Hills & Saunders
carbon print, 17 July 1893
NPG P51

Debate on the Indian Council Cotton Duties, by Sydney Prior Hall - NPG 2307

Debate on the Indian Council Cotton Duties

by Sydney Prior Hall
pencil, published in The Graphic 2 March 1895
NPG 2307

Li Hongzhang (Li Hung Chang); William Ewart Gladstone, by George Watmough Webster - NPG P1700(22c)

Li Hongzhang (Li Hung Chang); William Ewart Gladstone

by George Watmough Webster
albumen print, 15 August 1896
NPG P1700(22c)

Sir Mancherjee Merwanjee Bhownaggree, by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG 4241

Sir Mancherjee Merwanjee Bhownaggree

by Sir Leslie Ward
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 18 November 1897
NPG 4241

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
NPG P731

Chulalongkorn, King of Siam, by Unknown photographer - NPG P1700(37c)

Chulalongkorn, King of Siam

by Unknown photographer
vintage print, 1897
NPG P1700(37c)

Abdur Rahman Khan, Emir of Afghanistan, by Unknown photographer - NPG P1700(58c)

Abdur Rahman Khan, Emir of Afghanistan

by Unknown photographer
printing-out paper print, 1897-1901
NPG P1700(58c)

Viscount Tadasu Hayashi, by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG 4707(13)

Viscount Tadasu Hayashi

by Sir Leslie Ward
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 24 April 1902
NPG 4707(13)

Ras Makunnan, by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG 4707(16)

Ras Makunnan

by Sir Leslie Ward
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 12 February 1903
NPG 4707(16)

Abbas II, by Unknown photographer - NPG P1700(68a)

Abbas II

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, 1903 or before
NPG P1700(68a)

Prince Arisugawa Takehito, by Unknown photographer - NPG P1700(71c)

Prince Arisugawa Takehito

by Unknown photographer
printing-out paper print, 1904 or before
NPG P1700(71c)

Ito Hirobumi, by W. & D. Downey - NPG P1700(73b)

Ito Hirobumi

by W. & D. Downey
albumen print, 1904 or before
NPG P1700(73b)

Oyama Iwao, by Unknown photographer - NPG P1700(73d)

Oyama Iwao

by Unknown photographer
vintage print, 1904 or before
NPG P1700(73d)