The Gallery holds the most extensive collection of portraits in the world. Search over 215,000 works, 150,000 of which are illustrated from the 16th Century to the present day.

Advanced Collection search

Search the Collection

Celebrities and their Autographs, 1st series: cigarette cards issued by Nicolas Sarony & Co., 1923


6 Portraits in set

List Thumbnail

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt, issued by Sarony & Co, after  Sir Edwin Henry Landseer - NPG D48915

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt

issued by Sarony & Co, after Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
gravure cigarette card, 1923 (circa 1824)
NPG D48915

Sir Francis Drake, issued by Sarony & Co, after  Unknown artist - NPG D48916

Sir Francis Drake

issued by Sarony & Co, after Unknown artist
gravure cigarette card, 1923 (16th century)
NPG D48916

Charles George Gordon, issued by Sarony & Co, after  Edward Clifford - NPG D48917

Charles George Gordon

issued by Sarony & Co, after Edward Clifford
gravure cigarette card, 1923 (1882)
NPG D48917

William Shakespeare, issued by Sarony & Co, after  John Taylor - NPG D48918

William Shakespeare

issued by Sarony & Co, after John Taylor
gravure cigarette card, 1923 (circa 1600-1610)
NPG D48918

Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum, issued by Sarony & Co, after  Sir Hubert von Herkomer, after  Frederick Goodall - NPG D48919

Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum

issued by Sarony & Co, after Sir Hubert von Herkomer, after Frederick Goodall
gravure cigarette card, 1923 (1890)
NPG D48919

Lord Byron, issued by Sarony & Co, after  Thomas Phillips, after  Unknown artist - NPG D48920

Lord Byron

issued by Sarony & Co, after Thomas Phillips, after Unknown artist
gravure cigarette card, 1923 (circa 1835, based on a work of 1813)
NPG D48920