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- subject matching 'Servants, slaves and attendants'

A selection of portraits that depict servants, slaves and attendants. See also: 'Diversity' (Theme) and 'In Character' (Dress).

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Oliver Cromwell, by Robert Walker - NPG 536

Oliver Cromwell

by Robert Walker
oil on canvas, circa 1649
On display in Room 5 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 536

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

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)

Sir Brian Jarman, by Julia Fullerton-Batten - NPG P1128(6)

Sir Brian Jarman

by Julia Fullerton-Batten
C-type colour print, 23 February 2006
NPG P1128(6)

John Brown; Queen Victoria, by George Washington Wilson - NPG x197188

John Brown; Queen Victoria

by George Washington Wilson
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG x197188

'Mrs Herbert Davis's children', by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax64762

'Mrs Herbert Davis's children'

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 13 March 1866
NPG Ax64762

'Mrs Herbert Davis's children', by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax64809

'Mrs Herbert Davis's children'

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 26 March 1866
NPG Ax64809

Nasser al-Din, Shah of Persia with an attendant, by A.J. (Arthur James) Melhuish - NPG x134169

Nasser al-Din, Shah of Persia with an attendant

by A.J. (Arthur James) Melhuish
albumen carte-de-visite, 1873
NPG x134169