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.

Politics and protest

To mark a month where politics will dominate news coverage, here are a selection of images linked to political figures in living history and political protest over the last century.

Prints from the National Portrait Gallery collection are available to buy from as little as £6.00. To order, select your image and then on the next page click on the 'Buy a print of this image' link beneath it. You can choose unframed prints, starting from £6, and framed prints, starting from £25. Sizes available: 15 x 10 cm on satin paper, A4, A3 and A2 prints on art etch and satin paper and A3 images on A2 canvas. International shipping available.

Previous 1 OF 11 Next

Herbert Stanley Morrison, Baron Morrison of Lambeth
by Harold Tomlin, for Daily Herald
11 July 1937
NPG x88274

Winston Churchill
published by R.A. (Postcards) Ltd.
circa 1949
NPG x198142

Harold Wilson
by Barry Fantoni
NPG 6788

Michael Foot
by John Walmsley
NPG x6392

Sir Edward Heath
by Barry Fantoni
circa 1972
NPG 6782

Margaret Eve Hodge
by Markéta Luskacová
NPG x127354

Glenda Jackson
by Trevor Leighton
21 March 1989
NPG x32785

Diane Abbott
by Geoff Wilson
April 1992
NPG x76443

Dennis Skinner
by Geoff Wilson
27 November 1992
NPG x76447

Martin Bell
by Shaun Bloodworth
January 1994
NPG x125120

Yvette Cooper
by Victoria Carew Hunt
NPG x88082

Tessa Jowell
by Victoria Carew Hunt
NPG x88087

Angela Eagle
by Victoria Carew Hunt
NPG x88088

Gordon Brown
by Geoff Wilson
NPG x88359

Charles Kennedy
by Geoff Wilson
17 February 2000
NPG x88358

Mo Mowlam
by John Keane
NPG 6468

Nick Clegg
by Richard Saker
14 May 2009
NPG x134809

David Miliband
by Richard Saker
24 November 2010
NPG x134810

Tony Blair
by Alastair Adams
NPG 6974

Previous 1 OF 11 Next