Family History at the National Portrait Gallery
Jonathan Tyers and his family
by Francis Hayman
The National Portrait Gallery can help with your family history research. If you want to search for a portrait of your ancestor or find out more about an existing portrait you can search our Collections online; contact our free enquiry service or visit the Heinz Archive & Library and conduct your research in person.
For further information please download our Family History leaflet.
Frequently Asked Questions
Does the National Portrait Gallery hold a portrait or photograph of my ancestor?
Search here: https://www.npg.org.uk/collections.php
Can I buy a copy of my ancestor's portrait?
I want to publish or reproduce the picture in a book or a website, how can I do this?
Contact us: www.npg.captureweb.co.uk
Was my ancestor a member of National Portrait Gallery staff?
Search here: http://archivecatalogue.npg.org.uk/
I have a portrait of my ancestor, how can I get more information about it?
Contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org
I want to visit the Heinz Archive & Library, how can I make an appointment?
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