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A selection of portraits showing the face and human figure in profile. Also see 'Silhouettes' (Medium).

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John Evelyn, by Unknown artist - NPG D7034

John Evelyn

by Unknown artist
wax seal impression
NPG D7034

King Edward IV, by Gaillard, after  J. Robert - NPG D19838

King Edward IV

by Gaillard, after J. Robert
line engraving
NPG D19838

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The Strachey family

by Graystone Bird
albumen print on the photographer's printed mount, circa 1893
NPG x13120

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Cyril Flower, 1st Baron Battersea

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1897
NPG x19345

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J.B. Priestley

by Bill Brandt
bromide print on card mount, 1941
NPG x22462

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Forbes Jackson

by Elliott & Fry
bromide print, 2 March 1943
NPG x181994

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Samuel Wilberforce Liggett

by Elliott & Fry
bromide print, March 1943
NPG x181999

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Samuel Wilberforce Liggett

by Elliott & Fry
bromide print, March 1943
NPG x182000

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Edith Sitwell

by Bill Brandt
bromide print on card mount, 1945
NPG x22476

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Edith Sitwell

by Bill Brandt
bromide print, 1945
NPG x9231

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Ivon Hitchens

by Bill Brandt
bromide print on card mount, 1948
NPG x22431

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Jacob Epstein

by Geoffrey Ireland
vintage gelatin silver print, February 1956
NPG x8496

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Sir Frederick Ashton

by Anthony Crickmay
bromide print, 1962
NPG x118

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Jean Fraser; Margaret Thatcher

by Derek Bayes
bromide press print, April 1975
NPG x184139

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Thomas Wolsey

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton
line engraving, published 1738
NPG D42881