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A selection of portraits depicting special or important events and occasions. See also: 'Processions' (Theme).

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The Gunpowder Plot Conspirators, 1605, by Crispijn de Passe the Elder - NPG 334a

The Gunpowder Plot Conspirators, 1605

by Crispijn de Passe the Elder
engraving, circa 1605
NPG 334a

The Sharp Family, by Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG L169

The Sharp Family

by Johan Joseph Zoffany
oil on canvas, 1779-1781
NPG L169

The Death of the Earl of Chatham, by John Singleton Copley - NPG L146

The Death of the Earl of Chatham

by John Singleton Copley
oil on canvas, 1779-1781
NPG L146

Breakfast at Mr Rogers, by Jemima Blackburn (née Wedderburn) - NPG 2772(28b)

Breakfast at Mr Rogers

by Jemima Blackburn (née Wedderburn)
watercolour, 1833-1857
NPG 2772(28b)

The Relief of Lucknow, 1857, by Thomas Jones Barker - NPG 5851

The Relief of Lucknow, 1857

by Thomas Jones Barker
oil on canvas, 1859
NPG 5851