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23054 portraits matching these criteria:

- subject matching 'Hats and head attire'

A selection of portraits depicting hats and various kinds of head attire. See also: ''Costumes and national dress', 'Crowns and tiaras', 'In Character' and 'Uniforms' (Dress).

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Edward, Prince of Wales, by Elkington & Co, cast by  Domenico Brucciani, after  Unknown artist - NPG 396

Edward, Prince of Wales

by Elkington & Co, cast by Domenico Brucciani, after Unknown artist
electrotype, 1875, based on a work of circa 1377
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 396

Geoffrey Chaucer, after Unknown artist - NPG 532

Geoffrey Chaucer

after Unknown artist
oil on panel, late 16th century, based on a work of 1400
NPG 532

Elizabeth of York, by Unknown artist - NPG 311

Elizabeth of York

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, late 16th century, based on a work of circa 1500
NPG 311

Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex, after Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG 1083

Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex

after Hans Holbein the Younger
oil on panel, 16th century
NPG 1083

King Henry VII, by Unknown Netherlandish artist - NPG 416

King Henry VII

by Unknown Netherlandish artist
oil on panel, 1505
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 416

King Henry VII, by Elkington & Co, cast by  Domenico Brucciani, after  Pietro Torrigiano - NPG 290

King Henry VII

by Elkington & Co, cast by Domenico Brucciani, after Pietro Torrigiano
electrotype, 1870, based on a work of circa 1512-1519
NPG 290

John Yonge, after Pietro Torrigiano - NPG 1585

John Yonge

after Pietro Torrigiano
plaster cast from head of monument, early 20th century, from a 17th century cast of a work of circa 1516
NPG 1585

King Henry VIII, by Unknown Anglo-Netherlandish artist - NPG 4690

King Henry VIII

by Unknown Anglo-Netherlandish artist
oil on panel, circa 1520
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4690

Thomas Wolsey, by Unknown artist - NPG 32

Thomas Wolsey

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, 1589-1595, based on a work of circa 1520
NPG 32

Katherine of Aragon, by Unknown artist - NPG L246

Katherine of Aragon

by Unknown artist
oil on oak panel, circa 1520
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L246

Queen Mary I, attributed to Lucas Horenbout (or Hornebolte) - NPG 6453

Queen Mary I

attributed to Lucas Horenbout (or Hornebolte)
watercolour on vellum, circa 1525
NPG 6453

Katherine of Aragon, attributed to Lucas Horenbout (or Hornebolte) - NPG L244

Katherine of Aragon

attributed to Lucas Horenbout (or Hornebolte)
watercolour on vellum, circa 1525-1526
NPG L244

John Fisher, after Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG 2821

John Fisher

after Hans Holbein the Younger
oil on paper, 16th century, based on a work of circa 1527
NPG 2821

Sir Thomas More, after Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG 4358

Sir Thomas More

after Hans Holbein the Younger
oil on panel, early 17th century, based on a work of 1527
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4358

William Warham, after Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG 2094

William Warham

after Hans Holbein the Younger
oil on panel, early 17th century, based on a work of 1527
NPG 2094

Nicholas Kratzer, after Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG 5245

Nicholas Kratzer

after Hans Holbein the Younger
oil on panel, late 16th century, based on a work of 1528
NPG 5245

Sir Nicholas Poyntz, after Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG 5583

Sir Nicholas Poyntz

after Hans Holbein the Younger
oil on paper, mounted onto panel, circa 1530-1599
NPG 5583