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William Makepeace Thackeray, by Unknown photographer - NPG P1996

William Makepeace Thackeray

by Unknown photographer
ninth plate daguerreotype in case with lock of hair, 1852-1853
NPG P1996

Oscar Wilde, by Napoleon Sarony - NPG P24

Oscar Wilde

by Napoleon Sarony
albumen panel card, 1882
NPG P24

Oscar Wilde, by Napoleon Sarony - NPG P25

Oscar Wilde

by Napoleon Sarony
albumen panel card, 1882
NPG P25

Oscar Wilde, by Napoleon Sarony - NPG P1133

Oscar Wilde

by Napoleon Sarony
albumen cabinet card, 1883
NPG P1133

Walt Whitman, by Napoleon Sarony - NPG P1700(10b)

Walt Whitman

by Napoleon Sarony
albumen print, late 1880s-early 1890s
NPG P1700(10b)

Dame Adeline Genée, by Alice Boughton - NPG P206

Dame Adeline Genée

by Alice Boughton
platinum print, 1914
NPG P206

Lee Miller, by Lee Miller - NPG P1081

Lee Miller

by Lee Miller
modern archival-toned gelatin silver print from original negative, 1932
NPG P1081

Sir Frederick Ashton, by Lee Miller - NPG P1074

Sir Frederick Ashton

by Lee Miller
modern archival-toned gelatin silver print from original negative, 1933
NPG P1074

John Gielgud, by Carl Van Vechten - NPG P504

John Gielgud

by Carl Van Vechten
vintage print, 1936
NPG P504

Anna Neagle, by McClelland Barclay - NPG 6054

Anna Neagle

by McClelland Barclay
oil on canvas, 1940
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6054

Boris Karloff, by Yousuf Karsh - NPG P318

Boris Karloff

by Yousuf Karsh
bromide print, 1946
NPG P318

Dame Elizabeth Taylor, by Yousuf Karsh - NPG P254

Dame Elizabeth Taylor

by Yousuf Karsh
bromide print, 1946
NPG P254

Angela Lansbury, by Yousuf Karsh - NPG P490(45)

Angela Lansbury

by Yousuf Karsh
bromide print, 1946
NPG P490(45)

Dame Elizabeth Taylor, by Yousuf Karsh - NPG P490(74)

Dame Elizabeth Taylor

by Yousuf Karsh
bromide print, 1946
NPG P490(74)

Aldous Huxley, by George Platt Lynes - NPG P1686

Aldous Huxley

by George Platt Lynes
gelatin silver print, 1946
NPG P1686

Stephen Spender, by Irving Penn - NPG P600

Stephen Spender

by Irving Penn
vintage bromide print, 1947
NPG P600

Peter Ustinov, by Irving Penn - NPG P602

Peter Ustinov

by Irving Penn
vintage bromide print, 1947
NPG P602

P.G. Wodehouse, by Irving Penn - NPG P605

P.G. Wodehouse

by Irving Penn
vintage bromide print, 1947
NPG P605

Beatrice Gladys Lillie (Lady Peel), by Yousuf Karsh - NPG P490(46)

Beatrice Gladys Lillie (Lady Peel)

by Yousuf Karsh
bromide print, 1948
NPG P490(46)

Yehudi Menuhin, by Irving Penn - NPG P595

Yehudi Menuhin

by Irving Penn
vintage bromide print, 1948
NPG P595