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A selection of 12 portraits from the 20th Century currently on display.

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Dame Christabel Pankhurst, by Ethel Wright - NPG 6921

Dame Christabel Pankhurst

by Ethel Wright
oil on canvas, exhibited 1909
On display in Room 30 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6921

Vanessa Bell, by Duncan Grant - NPG 4331

Vanessa Bell

by Duncan Grant
oil on canvas, circa 1918
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4331

General Officers of World War I, by John Singer Sargent - NPG 1954

General Officers of World War I

by John Singer Sargent
oil on canvas, 1922
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1954

L.S. Lowry, by L.S. Lowry - NPG L224

L.S. Lowry

by L.S. Lowry
oil on canvas, 1938
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L224

Harold Moody, by Ronald Moody - NPG 6380

Harold Moody

by Ronald Moody
bronze head, 1997, based on a work of 1946
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6380

William John Christopher Vassall, by Cecil Beaton - NPG 6552

William John Christopher Vassall

by Cecil Beaton
oil on canvas, 1966
On display in Room 32 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6552

Elton John ('On the throne'), by Suzi Malin - NPG 6563

Elton John ('On the throne')

by Suzi Malin
tempera over gold leaf on gesso prepared board, 1978
On display in Room 32 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6563

Margaret Thatcher, by Rodrigo Moynihan - NPG 5728

Margaret Thatcher

by Rodrigo Moynihan
oil on canvas, 1983-1985
On display in Room 32 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5728

Trade Unionists (Joe Gormley; Thomas Jackson; Sidney Weighell), by Hans Schwarz - NPG 5749

Trade Unionists (Joe Gormley; Thomas Jackson; Sidney Weighell)

by Hans Schwarz
oil on board, 1984
On display in Room 32 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5749

Dorothy Hodgkin, by Maggi Hambling - NPG 5797

Dorothy Hodgkin

by Maggi Hambling
oil on canvas, 1985
On display in Room 32 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5797

'Mrs Drummond opposite the terrace of the House of Commons addressing MP’s, inviting them to the Hyde Park demonstration', published by Sandle Brothers - NPG x200693

'Mrs Drummond opposite the terrace of the House of Commons addressing MP’s, inviting them to the Hyde Park demonstration'

published by Sandle Brothers
halftone postcard print, 1908
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x200693

Zadie Smith, by Roderick Field - NPG x88501

Zadie Smith

by Roderick Field
bromide fibre print, 9 September 1999
On display in Room 32 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x88501