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- subject matching 'Pets and animals - Mythical beasts'

A selection of images depicting mythical beasts in the collection.

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Thomas Cranmer, by Gerlach Flicke - NPG 535

Thomas Cranmer

by Gerlach Flicke
oil on panel, 1545-1546
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 535

Sir Christopher Hatton, by Unknown English artist - NPG L256

Sir Christopher Hatton

by Unknown English artist
oil on panel, circa 1580
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L256

Isaac Preston, by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend - NPG 4855(56)

Isaac Preston

by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend
pen and ink, 1751-1758
NPG 4855(56)

Candelabrum, by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey - NPG 316a(202)

Candelabrum

by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
pencil, 1820s or 1830s
NPG 316a(202)

George Hudson and his family, by Unknown artist, probably associated with Hubard Gallery, possibly by  Samuel Thomas Gill, possibly by  E.G.A. Norman - NPG 5886

George Hudson and his family

by Unknown artist, probably associated with Hubard Gallery, possibly by Samuel Thomas Gill, possibly by E.G.A. Norman
cut-out silhouettes with watercolour background, circa 1837
NPG 5886

Agnes Anne Strutt (née Ashton), by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax56932

Agnes Anne Strutt (née Ashton)

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 18 February 1862
NPG Ax56932

Queen Victoria, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x127989

Queen Victoria

by Alexander Bassano
albumen cabinet card, 1897
NPG x127989

Felice Berti; Lena May Berti (née Brydson), by Lafayette - NPG x184555

Felice Berti; Lena May Berti (née Brydson)

by Lafayette
whole-plate film negative, 15 December 1926
NPG x184555

Marion Stein, by Navana Vandyk - NPG x97307

Marion Stein

by Navana Vandyk
whole-plate film negative, 28 September 1949
NPG x97307

Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, by Christoffel van Sichem (Voschem), or by  Christoffel van Sichem the Younger - NPG D24119

Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor

by Christoffel van Sichem (Voschem), or by Christoffel van Sichem the Younger
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D24119

Alice Spencer, Countess of Derby, after Unknown artist - NPG D28112

Alice Spencer, Countess of Derby

after Unknown artist
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D28112

Thomas Percy, by Crispijn de Passe the Elder - NPG D28140

Thomas Percy

by Crispijn de Passe the Elder
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D28140

Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange, Count of Nassau, by Simon de Passe - NPG D28589

Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange, Count of Nassau

by Simon de Passe
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D28589

Henry Robinson, after Unknown artist - NPG D39800

Henry Robinson

after Unknown artist
etching, 17th century
NPG D39800

Henry Robinson, after Unknown artist - NPG D39801

Henry Robinson

after Unknown artist
etching, 17th century
NPG D39801