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- subject matching 'Eating and drinking'

A selection of portraits that depict sitters eating or drinking or images that relate to food and drink. See also: 'Picnics' (Theme).

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James Hannen, Baron Hannen ('Judges, No. 21.'), by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG D44382

James Hannen, Baron Hannen ('Judges, No. 21.')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 21 April 1888
NPG D44382

Eleanor Vere Boyle (née Gordon), by Louisa Anne Beresford - NPG D23146(48)

Eleanor Vere Boyle (née Gordon)

by Louisa Anne Beresford
watercolour and pencil, 18 July 1888
NPG D23146(48)

Phineas Taylor Barnum ('Men of the Day. No. 448.'), by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG D44464

Phineas Taylor Barnum ('Men of the Day. No. 448.')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 16 November 1889
NPG D44464

Sketch of a man, horse and dog [?] drinking, by Percy Frederick Seaton Spence - NPG D23134(8a)

Sketch of a man, horse and dog [?] drinking

by Percy Frederick Seaton Spence
pencil, early 1890s
NPG D23134(8a)

The Walrus and the Carpenter, after Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.') - NPG D41956

The Walrus and the Carpenter

after Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
glass lantern slide, circa 1892-1895
NPG D41956

Three women in Welsh costume drinking tea, after Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.') - NPG D41979

Three women in Welsh costume drinking tea

after Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
glass lantern slide, circa 1892-1895
NPG D41979

Phil May ('Men of the Day. No. 613.'), by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG D44739

Phil May ('Men of the Day. No. 613.')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 21 February 1895
NPG D44739

Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia ('Sovereigns. No. 23.'), by Jean Baptiste Guth ('GUTH') - NPG D44878

Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia ('Sovereigns. No. 23.')

by Jean Baptiste Guth ('GUTH')
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 21 October 1897
NPG D44878

"Empire Makers and Breakers."

by Harold Wright ('Stuff')
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 25 November 1897
NPG D44883

Gainsford Bruce ('Judges. No. 60.'), by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG D45042

Gainsford Bruce ('Judges. No. 60.')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 6 December 1900
NPG D45042

Louis Botha ('Men of the Day. No. 1068.

Louis Botha ('Men of the Day. No. 1068. "Uncle Louis."')

by 'ryg'
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 29 May 1907
NPG D45382

Frank Hedges Butler ('Men of the Day. No. 1096.

Frank Hedges Butler ('Men of the Day. No. 1096. "The Air."')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 11 December 1907
NPG D45410

Unknown couple, called Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset; Frances, Countess of Somerset, by James Donald Milner, probably after  Paul van Somer - NPG D21673

Unknown couple, called Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset; Frances, Countess of Somerset

by James Donald Milner, probably after Paul van Somer
pencil on tracing paper, 1 December 1911
NPG D21673

Raymond Poincaré ('Men of the Day. No. 2329.

Raymond Poincaré ('Men of the Day. No. 2329. "Messieurs!"')

by 'Owl'
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 25 June 1913
NPG D45719

David Richard Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty; Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, by Royal Winton - NPG D48624

David Richard Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty; Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig

by Royal Winton
printed pottery, 1919
NPG D48624

Lili de Alvarez, by Anthony Wysard - NPG D265

Lili de Alvarez

by Anthony Wysard
pencil and watercolour, published 1928
NPG D265

Charles Laughton as Rembrandt, by Anthony Wysard - NPG D278

Charles Laughton as Rembrandt

by Anthony Wysard
pencil and watercolour, 1936
NPG D278

Diners at Denham Studios Restaurant, by Anthony Wysard - NPG D312

Diners at Denham Studios Restaurant

by Anthony Wysard
watercolour and pencil, published 1937
NPG D312

The Nelson Touch (Henry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth; Horatio Nelson), after Arthur David McCormick - NPG D38493

The Nelson Touch (Henry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth; Horatio Nelson)

after Arthur David McCormick
colour relief halftone, published 23 November 1938
NPG D38493

Cecil Parker (Cecil Schawbe), by Robert Stewart Sherriffs - NPG D18335

Cecil Parker (Cecil Schawbe)

by Robert Stewart Sherriffs
ink and wash, 1938
NPG D18335

Queen Victoria, printed by Schmidt Lithography Company - NPG D48086

Queen Victoria

printed by Schmidt Lithography Company
colour offset lithograph, 1940s
NPG D48086

Queen Victoria, printed by Schmidt Lithography Company - NPG D48087

Queen Victoria

printed by Schmidt Lithography Company
colour offset lithograph, 1940s
NPG D48087

Viscount and Viscountess Weymouth, by Anthony Wysard - NPG D293

Viscount and Viscountess Weymouth

by Anthony Wysard
pencil and watercolour, 1940-1946
NPG D293

Winston Churchill, by Arnold Machin, for  Wedgwood and Bentley - NPG D48652

Winston Churchill

by Arnold Machin, for Wedgwood and Bentley
transfer relief moulded ceramic mug, 1941
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D48652

Franklin D. Roosevelt, by Arnold Machin, for  Wedgwood and Bentley - NPG D48653

Franklin D. Roosevelt

by Arnold Machin, for Wedgwood and Bentley
transfer relief moulded ceramic mug, 1941
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D48653

Unknown sitters, by Anthony Wysard - NPG D22555

Unknown sitters

by Anthony Wysard
pen and ink, 1950s
NPG D22555

Unknown sitters, by Anthony Wysard - NPG D22556

Unknown sitters

by Anthony Wysard
pen and ink and wash, 1950s
NPG D22556

Nell Gwyn, by Unknown artist - NPG D47479

Nell Gwyn

by Unknown artist
colour offset lithograph, 1950s
NPG D47479

The Portrait (Winston Churchill), after Victor Weisz - NPG D18097

The Portrait (Winston Churchill)

after Victor Weisz
halftone offset lithograph, published 1954
NPG D18097

Getting outside a Guinness with R.L.S., published by Illustrated London News, after  Raymond Teague Cowern - NPG D45912

Getting outside a Guinness with R.L.S.

published by Illustrated London News, after Raymond Teague Cowern
colour relief halftone, published 20 August 1955
NPG D45912

King George IV, by Unknown artist - NPG D47480

King George IV

by Unknown artist
colour relief halftone, 1955
NPG D47480

Daniel de Mendi Macmillan; Stanley Arthur Morison, by Robert Lutyens - NPG D32982

Daniel de Mendi Macmillan; Stanley Arthur Morison

by Robert Lutyens
ferro-gelatine print, published 1962 (1961)
NPG D32982

Arthur Ransome, by Robert Lutyens - NPG D32983

Arthur Ransome

by Robert Lutyens
ferro-gelatine print, published 1962 (1961)
NPG D32983

Orlando Cyprian ('Orlo') Williams, by Robert Lutyens - NPG D32984

Orlando Cyprian ('Orlo') Williams

by Robert Lutyens
ferro-gelatine print, published 1962 (1961)
NPG D32984

Douglas Francis Jerrold, by Robert Lutyens - NPG D32985

Douglas Francis Jerrold

by Robert Lutyens
ferro-gelatine print, published 1962 (1961)
NPG D32985

Sir Felix Edward Aylmer, by Robert Lutyens - NPG D32986

Sir Felix Edward Aylmer

by Robert Lutyens
ferro-gelatine print, published 1962 (1961)
NPG D32986

Drew Middleton, by Robert Lutyens - NPG D32987

Drew Middleton

by Robert Lutyens
ferro-gelatine print, published 1962 (1961)
NPG D32987

John Waynflete Carter, by Robert Lutyens - NPG D32988

John Waynflete Carter

by Robert Lutyens
ferro-gelatine print, published 1962 (1961)
NPG D32988

Patrick Ryan; Thomas Ferrier Burns, by Robert Lutyens - NPG D32989

Patrick Ryan; Thomas Ferrier Burns

by Robert Lutyens
ferro-gelatine print, published 1962 (1961)
NPG D32989

Michael Hugh Barrie Gilmour, by Robert Lutyens - NPG D32990

Michael Hugh Barrie Gilmour

by Robert Lutyens
ferro-gelatine print, published 1962 (1961)
NPG D32990

A Man for All Seasons lobby card 5 (Robert Shaw as King Henry VIII; Vanessa Redgrave as Anne Boleyn), published by Columbia Pictures Corporation - NPG D48106

A Man for All Seasons lobby card 5 (Robert Shaw as King Henry VIII; Vanessa Redgrave as Anne Boleyn)

published by Columbia Pictures Corporation
colour offset lithograph, published 1967
NPG D48106

A Man for All Seasons lobby card 8 (Robert Shaw as King Henry VIII; Vanessa Redgrave as Anne Boleyn), published by Columbia Pictures Corporation - NPG D48109

A Man for All Seasons lobby card 8 (Robert Shaw as King Henry VIII; Vanessa Redgrave as Anne Boleyn)

published by Columbia Pictures Corporation
colour offset lithograph, published 1967
NPG D48109

J.M.W. Turner, after Sir William Blake Richmond - NPG D6664

J.M.W. Turner

after Sir William Blake Richmond
pencil
NPG D6664

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Osbert Lancaster

by Bill Brandt
bromide print, 1942
NPG P192

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Richard Crossman

by Bill Brandt
bromide print, published in Harper's Bazaar September 1945
NPG P188

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Robert Graves

by Bill Brandt
bromide print, 1941
NPG x88774

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Dylan Thomas

by Bill Brandt
bromide print on card mount, 1941
NPG x22483

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Dylan Thomas

by Bill Brandt
bromide print on card mount, 1941
NPG x9232