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William Thomas Stead, by Sydney Prior Hall - NPG 2288

William Thomas Stead

by Sydney Prior Hall
pencil, 1888-1889
NPG 2288

Sir Edward Burne-Jones, by Sydney Prior Hall - NPG 2287

Sir Edward Burne-Jones

by Sydney Prior Hall
pencil, published in The Graphic 20 April 1889
NPG 2287

John Galsworthy, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(138)

John Galsworthy

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1927 or before
NPG 4529(138)

Stanley Baldwin, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(12)

Stanley Baldwin

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1933 or before
NPG 4529(12)

Somerset Maugham, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(240)

Somerset Maugham

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1933 or before
NPG 4529(240)

Somerset Maugham, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(240a)

Somerset Maugham

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1933 or before
NPG 4529(240a)

Bernard Miles, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(248)

Bernard Miles

by Sir David Low
pencil, circa 1950s-1963
NPG 4529(248)

Stephen Hawking, by Yolanda Sonnabend - NPG 6802(3)

Stephen Hawking

by Yolanda Sonnabend
pencil, 1985
NPG 6802(3)

Audrée Craig, by John Gay - NPG x127307

Audrée Craig

by John Gay
2 1/4 inch square film negative, March 1947
NPG x127307

Zena Marshall, by John Gay - NPG x127264

Zena Marshall

by John Gay
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1949
NPG x127264

Graham Sutherland, by Peter Keen - NPG x36000

Graham Sutherland

by Peter Keen
vintage bromide print, late 1950s
NPG x36000

Sir William Menzies Coldstream, by Sarah Quill - NPG x1469

Sir William Menzies Coldstream

by Sarah Quill
bromide print, February 1975
NPG x1469

Laetitia Karoline Yhap, by George Newson - NPG x38241

Laetitia Karoline Yhap

by George Newson
bromide fibre print, December 1990
NPG x38241

Sir John Cloberry, after Sir William Wilson - NPG D22547

Sir John Cloberry

after Sir William Wilson
pencil, pen and ink, (circa 1687)
NPG D22547

Thomas Mocket, after Unknown artist - NPG D28886

Thomas Mocket

after Unknown artist
pencil, late 18th to early 19th century
NPG D28886

Sidney Godolphin, 1st Earl of Godolphin, by Henry Bone, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D17264

Sidney Godolphin, 1st Earl of Godolphin

by Henry Bone, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
pen and ink, circa 1790-1834 (circa 1704-1710)
NPG D17264

Hon. Frances Henley-Ongley, by Henry Bone, possibly after  Andrew Plimer - NPG D17272

Hon. Frances Henley-Ongley

by Henry Bone, possibly after Andrew Plimer
pen and ink, probably late 18th century (circa 1790)
NPG D17272

Unknown boy, by Henry Bone, possibly after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D17367

Unknown boy

by Henry Bone, possibly after Sir Joshua Reynolds
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1793 (1747)
NPG D17367

Mary Grey (née Whitbread), Lady Grey, by Henry Bone, possibly after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D17259

Mary Grey (née Whitbread), Lady Grey

by Henry Bone, possibly after Sir William Beechey
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1795
NPG D17259

William Eden, 1st Baron Auckland, by Henry Bone, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D17287

William Eden, 1st Baron Auckland

by Henry Bone, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
pencil drawing squared in pencil for transfer, 1795 (exhibited 1794)
NPG D17287

Sir Walter Farquhar, Bt, by Henry Bone, after  Sir Henry Raeburn - NPG D17262

Sir Walter Farquhar, Bt

by Henry Bone, after Sir Henry Raeburn
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1796 (exhibited 1798)
NPG D17262

James Brudenell, 5th Earl of Cardigan, by Henry Bone, after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D17290

James Brudenell, 5th Earl of Cardigan

by Henry Bone, after Sir William Beechey
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1796 (circa 1796)
NPG D17290

Archibald Montgomerie, 11th Earl of Eglinton, by Henry Bone, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D17258

Archibald Montgomerie, 11th Earl of Eglinton

by Henry Bone, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1797 (1783-1784)
NPG D17258

Robert Cunninghame Graham (Robert Graham of Gartmore), by Henry Bone, after  Sir Henry Raeburn - NPG D17260

Robert Cunninghame Graham (Robert Graham of Gartmore)

by Henry Bone, after Sir Henry Raeburn
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1797 (circa 1794)
NPG D17260

Charlotte Maria Rous (née Whittaker), Countess Stradbroke, by Henry Bone, after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D17275

Charlotte Maria Rous (née Whittaker), Countess Stradbroke

by Henry Bone, after Sir William Beechey
pencil and watercolour drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1797 (exhibited 1796)
NPG D17275

Marianne (née Whittaker), Lady Gooch, by Henry Bone, after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D17347

Marianne (née Whittaker), Lady Gooch

by Henry Bone, after Sir William Beechey
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1797 (exhibited 1799)
NPG D17347

John Hunter, by Henry Bone, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D17261

John Hunter

by Henry Bone, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1798 (1786)
NPG D17261

John Trotter, by Henry Bone, after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D17301

John Trotter

by Henry Bone, after Sir William Beechey
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1798 (exhibited 1798)
NPG D17301

Sarah Siddons (née Kemble), by Henry Bone, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D17318

Sarah Siddons (née Kemble)

by Henry Bone, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1798 (1798)
NPG D17318

John Philip Kemble, by Henry Bone, after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D17321

John Philip Kemble

by Henry Bone, after Sir William Beechey
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1798 (circa 1798)
NPG D17321

John Clements, by Henry Bone, after  John Smart - NPG D17361

John Clements

by Henry Bone, after John Smart
pen and ink, 1817 or before (1798)
NPG D17361

William Markham, by Henry Bone, after  John Hoppner - NPG D17276

William Markham

by Henry Bone, after John Hoppner
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1799 (1798)
NPG D17276

Juliana (née Vinicombe), Lady St Aubyn, by Henry Bone, after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D17302

Juliana (née Vinicombe), Lady St Aubyn

by Henry Bone, after Sir William Beechey
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1799 (1790-1798)
NPG D17302

Sir Archibald MacDonald, 1st Bt, by Henry Bone, after  George Romney - NPG D17303

Sir Archibald MacDonald, 1st Bt

by Henry Bone, after George Romney
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1799 (1793-1795)
NPG D17303

Miss Whaucope, by Henry Bone, after  Unknown artist - NPG D17266

Miss Whaucope

by Henry Bone, after Unknown artist
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, (circa 1800)
NPG D17266

Anne Jessop, Lady Beechey and her baby, probably Anna Dodsworth Beechey, by Henry Bone, after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D17267

Anne Jessop, Lady Beechey and her baby, probably Anna Dodsworth Beechey

by Henry Bone, after Sir William Beechey
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1800 (circa 1800)
NPG D17267

George Washington, by Henry Bone, after  Gilbert Stuart - NPG D17269

George Washington

by Henry Bone, after Gilbert Stuart
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1800 (circa 1796)
NPG D17269

Cecilia Locke, by Henry Bone, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D17270

Cecilia Locke

by Henry Bone, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1800 (1797)
NPG D17270

Emily Charlotte Beauclerk (née Ogilvie), by Henry Bone, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D17273

Emily Charlotte Beauclerk (née Ogilvie)

by Henry Bone, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1800 (1795)
NPG D17273

Robert Hobart, 4th Earl of Buckinghamshire, by Henry Bone, after  John Hoppner - NPG D17274

Robert Hobart, 4th Earl of Buckinghamshire

by Henry Bone, after John Hoppner
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1800
NPG D17274

Isabella Caroline Campbell (née Howard), Lady Cawdor of Castlemartin, by Henry Bone, after  John Hoppner - NPG D17286

Isabella Caroline Campbell (née Howard), Lady Cawdor of Castlemartin

by Henry Bone, after John Hoppner
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1800
NPG D17286

Rachel Russell (née Wriothesley), Lady Russell, by Henry Bone, possibly after  Samuel Cooper - NPG D17362

Rachel Russell (née Wriothesley), Lady Russell

by Henry Bone, possibly after Samuel Cooper
pen and ink drawing squared in ink for transfer, early 19th century
NPG D17362

Unknown man, by James Gillray - NPG D12752

Unknown man

by James Gillray
pencil, circa 1800-1810
NPG D12752

Sir Henry Wotton, by Henry Bone, after  Unknown artist - NPG D17122

Sir Henry Wotton

by Henry Bone, after Unknown artist
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, early 19th century
NPG D17122

Sir Francis Drake, by Henry Bone, after  Unknown artist - NPG D17126

Sir Francis Drake

by Henry Bone, after Unknown artist
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, early 19th century
NPG D17126

Sir John Byron, by Henry Bone, after  Unknown artist - NPG D17149

Sir John Byron

by Henry Bone, after Unknown artist
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, early 19th century
NPG D17149

Lord Francis Russell, by Henry Bone, after  Unknown artist - NPG D17158

Lord Francis Russell

by Henry Bone, after Unknown artist
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, early 19th century
NPG D17158

King Henry VII, by Henry Bone, after  Unknown artist - NPG D17180

King Henry VII

by Henry Bone, after Unknown artist
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, early 19th century
NPG D17180

Elizabeth of York, by Henry Bone, after  Unknown artist - NPG D17181

Elizabeth of York

by Henry Bone, after Unknown artist
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, early 19th century
NPG D17181

King Charles I, by Henry Bone, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D17187

King Charles I

by Henry Bone, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, early 19th century
NPG D17187

Henrietta Maria, by Henry Bone, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D17188

Henrietta Maria

by Henry Bone, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, early 19th century
NPG D17188

Called King Charles II, by Henry Bone, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D17192

Called King Charles II

by Henry Bone, after Sir Peter Lely
pencil drawing squared in pencil for transfer, early 19th century
NPG D17192

Philip ('Philip the Handsome'), King of Castile, by Henry Bone, after  Unknown artist - NPG D17193

Philip ('Philip the Handsome'), King of Castile

by Henry Bone, after Unknown artist
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, early 19th century
NPG D17193

Joanna ('Joanna the Mad'), Queen of Castile and León and Aragon, by Henry Bone, after  Unknown artist - NPG D17194

Joanna ('Joanna the Mad'), Queen of Castile and León and Aragon

by Henry Bone, after Unknown artist
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, early 19th century
NPG D17194

John Russell, 1st Earl of Bedford, by Henry Bone, after  Unknown artist - NPG D17196

John Russell, 1st Earl of Bedford

by Henry Bone, after Unknown artist
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, early 19th century
NPG D17196

Rachel Russell (née Wriothesley), Lady Russell, by Henry Bone, after  Unknown artist - NPG D17214

Rachel Russell (née Wriothesley), Lady Russell

by Henry Bone, after Unknown artist
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, early 19th century
NPG D17214