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A selection of images from the collection that include references to science, appliances and other forms of technology. See also: 'Clocks and timepieces' (Accessory).

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Nicholas Kratzer, after Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG 5245

Nicholas Kratzer

after Hans Holbein the Younger
oil on panel, late 16th century, based on a work of 1528
NPG 5245

Martin Folkes, by Bernard Lens (III) - NPG 1926

Martin Folkes

by Bernard Lens (III)
watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, circa 1720
NPG 1926

James Hall Nasmyth, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(28)

James Hall Nasmyth

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, circa 1844
NPG P6(28)

James Scott Bowerbank, by Maull & Polyblank - NPG P120(1)

James Scott Bowerbank

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, arched top, 1855
NPG P120(1)

Edwin Lankester, by Maull & Polyblank - NPG P120(15)

Edwin Lankester

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, arched top, 1855
NPG P120(15)

Frederick Walter Simms, by Maull & Polyblank - NPG P120(8)

Frederick Walter Simms

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, arched top, 1855
NPG P120(8)

Humphrey Chamberlain; Agnes Turner (née Chamberlain), by Benjamin Brecknell Turner - NPG P1003

Humphrey Chamberlain; Agnes Turner (née Chamberlain)

by Benjamin Brecknell Turner
albumen print, 1855
NPG P1003

Edward Leicester Atkinson, by Herbert George Ponting - NPG P1364

Edward Leicester Atkinson

by Herbert George Ponting
gelatin silver print, 15 September 1911
NPG P1364

Baron Adolph de Meyer, by Baron Adolph de Meyer - NPG P1367

Baron Adolph de Meyer

by Baron Adolph de Meyer
gelatin silver print, 1920s
NPG P1367

Cecil Beaton, by Anthony Wysard - NPG 6438

Cecil Beaton

by Anthony Wysard
pencil, ink and wash on board, 1930
NPG 6438

Alexander Korda, by Anthony Wysard - NPG 6120

Alexander Korda

by Anthony Wysard
pencil and gouache, circa 1940-1956
NPG 6120

John Desmond Bernal, by Wolfgang Suschitzky - NPG P304

John Desmond Bernal

by Wolfgang Suschitzky
gelatin silver print, 14 April 1949
NPG P304

Billy Butlin, by Sir David Low - NPG 5766

Billy Butlin

by Sir David Low
chalk, 1949 or before
NPG 5766

David Lean, by Sir David Low - NPG 5769

David Lean

by Sir David Low
chalk, 1949 or before
NPG 5769

Angus McBean, by Angus McBean - NPG P936

Angus McBean

by Angus McBean
bromide print, 1951
NPG P936

Alexander Fleming, by Yousuf Karsh - NPG P490(31)

Alexander Fleming

by Yousuf Karsh
bromide print, 1954
NPG P490(31)

John French, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P809

John French

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 1957
NPG P809

Sir (Alfred Charles) Bernard Lovell, by Wolfgang Suschitzky - NPG P306

Sir (Alfred Charles) Bernard Lovell

by Wolfgang Suschitzky
gelatin silver print, 1960
NPG P306

Hugh Cudlipp, Baron Cudlipp, by Henri Cartier-Bresson - NPG P432

Hugh Cudlipp, Baron Cudlipp

by Henri Cartier-Bresson
bromide print, 1961
NPG P432

Merlyn Evans, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P1948

Merlyn Evans

by Lord Snowdon
gelatin silver print, 10 July 1963
NPG P1948

George Melly, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P797(33)

George Melly

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 9 June 1964
NPG P797(33)

'Private Eye', by Lewis Morley - NPG P512(23)

'Private Eye'

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1965
NPG P512(23)

Richard Lester, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1051

Richard Lester

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, July 1966
NPG P1051

Bern Schwartz, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1252

Bern Schwartz

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 1970s
NPG P1252

Stanley Kubrick, by Dmitri Kasterine - NPG P1383

Stanley Kubrick

by Dmitri Kasterine
digital print, 2010, based on a work of 1970
NPG P1383

Algy Cluff, by Brian Griffin - NPG P406

Algy Cluff

by Brian Griffin
bromide print, 1977
NPG P406

Fleur Cowles Meyer, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1156

Fleur Cowles Meyer

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 30 November 1977
NPG P1156

Clare Mary Francis, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1170

Clare Mary Francis

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 1 July 1977
NPG P1170

Len Murray, by Arnold Newman - NPG P150(28)

Len Murray

by Arnold Newman
bromide print, 1978
NPG P150(28)

Enoch Powell, by Arnold Newman - NPG P150(32)

Enoch Powell

by Arnold Newman
bromide print, 1978
NPG P150(32)

Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1217

Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 25 April 1978
NPG P1217

Harold Matthew Evans, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P1872

Harold Matthew Evans

by Lord Snowdon
gelatin silver print, 3 April 1980
NPG P1872

Norman Parkinson, by Mark Boxer - NPG 5920(20)

Norman Parkinson

by Mark Boxer
ink, 1981
NPG 5920(20)

Angus McBean; Coral Edith Browne, by Angus McBean - NPG P940

Angus McBean; Coral Edith Browne

by Angus McBean
bromide print, 1981
NPG P940

Sir Robin Day, by Rosemary Beaton - NPG 5750

Sir Robin Day

by Rosemary Beaton
oil on canvas, 1985
NPG 5750

Stephen Hawking, by Yolanda Sonnabend - NPG 5799

Stephen Hawking

by Yolanda Sonnabend
oil on canvas, 1985
NPG 5799

Ken Russell, by John Claridge - NPG P362

Ken Russell

by John Claridge
cibachrome print, 1986
NPG P362

Peter Blake, by Derry Moore, 12th Earl of Drogheda - NPG P526

Peter Blake

by Derry Moore, 12th Earl of Drogheda
colour print, 1988
NPG P526

Stephen Hawking, by David Gamble - NPG P632

Stephen Hawking

by David Gamble
colour print, 1988
NPG P632

Stella Gibbons, by John Hedgecoe - NPG P772

Stella Gibbons

by John Hedgecoe
bromide print, 1988
NPG P772

Sir Aaron Klug, by Liam Woon - NPG P444

Sir Aaron Klug

by Liam Woon
cibachrome print, 1990
NPG P444

Sir Nevill Francis Mott, by Liam Woon - NPG P446

Sir Nevill Francis Mott

by Liam Woon
cibachrome print, 1990
NPG P446

Michael Nyman, by Neil Drabble - NPG P661

Michael Nyman

by Neil Drabble
bromide fibre print, 1990
NPG P661

David Lean, by David Gamble - NPG P633

David Lean

by David Gamble
toned bromide print, 1991
NPG P633

Sir Alan Battersby, by Nick Sinclair - NPG P564(2)

Sir Alan Battersby

by Nick Sinclair
bromide print, 1993
NPG P564(2)

John Frank Davidson, by Nick Sinclair - NPG P564(6)

John Frank Davidson

by Nick Sinclair
bromide print, 1993
NPG P564(6)

César Milstein, by Nick Sinclair - NPG P564(17)

César Milstein

by Nick Sinclair
bromide print, 1993
NPG P564(17)

Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw (née Timpson), by Nick Sinclair - NPG P564(18)

Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw (née Timpson)

by Nick Sinclair
bromide print, 1993
NPG P564(18)

Keith Runcorn, by Nick Sinclair - NPG P564(21)

Keith Runcorn

by Nick Sinclair
bromide print, 1993
NPG P564(21)

Wendy Diane Savage (née Edwards), by Julia Hedgecoe - NPG P751(17)

Wendy Diane Savage (née Edwards)

by Julia Hedgecoe
bromide print, 1997
NPG P751(17)

(Keith) Rupert Murdoch, by Sally Soames - NPG P646

(Keith) Rupert Murdoch

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1998
NPG P646

Penelope Leach (née Balchin), by Julia Hedgecoe - NPG P751(14)

Penelope Leach (née Balchin)

by Julia Hedgecoe
bromide print, 13 May 1998
NPG P751(14)

Carol Vorderman, by Julia Hedgecoe - NPG P751(19)

Carol Vorderman

by Julia Hedgecoe
bromide print, 10 June 1998
NPG P751(19)

Historians of 'Past and Present', by Stephen Frederick Godfrey Farthing - NPG 6518

Historians of 'Past and Present'

by Stephen Frederick Godfrey Farthing
oil on canvas, 1999
NPG 6518

Valerie Finnis (later Lady Montagu Douglas Scott), by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(12)

Valerie Finnis (later Lady Montagu Douglas Scott)

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(12)

Anna Gwenllian Somers Cocks, by Lucy Anne Dickens - NPG P948(10)

Anna Gwenllian Somers Cocks

by Lucy Anne Dickens
C-type colour print, 31 May 2001
NPG P948(10)