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The Gunpowder Plot Conspirators, 1605
by Crispijn de Passe the Elder
circa 1605
NPG 334a

Peter Winter
by and published by William Say, after William Owen
published 1 February 1805
NPG D37064

William Shakespeare
by Martin Droeshout
1632 or 1663-1664
NPG 185

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton
by Alexander ('Alick') Penrose Forbes Ritchie
1907 or after
NPG D18064

William Morris
by Robert Bryden, after Frederick Hollyer
circa 1899 (1884)
NPG D32473

Lucian Freud
by Frank Auerbach
NPG 5466

'The King of Brobdingnag, and Gulliver' (Napoléon Bonaparte; King George III)
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 26 June 1803
NPG D12815

'A literary party at Sir Joshua Reynolds's'
by D. George Thompson, published by Owen Bailey, after James William Edmund Doyle
published 1 October 1851
NPG D14518

Men of Science Living in 1807-8
by Sir John Gilbert, and Frederick John Skill, and William Walker, and Elizabeth Walker (née Reynolds)
NPG 1075

William Fittock
after Nathaniel Tucker
1741 or after
NPG D1955

William Woodfall
by Robert Dighton
published 14 September 1792
NPG D4904

The United Irish Patriots of 1798
after Unknown artist
1798 or after
NPG D10700

Ludwig van Beethoven
by Lazarus Gottlieb Sichling, after Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller
NPG D13759

Stephen Conroy
by Stephen Conroy
NPG 6639

John Crewe, 2nd Baron Crewe
by John Raphael Smith, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
published 1776 (circa 1775)
NPG D32251

Possibly Jane Austen
by Unknown artist
circa 1800-1815
NPG 3181

Duncan Campbell
by Michael Vandergucht, after Thomas Hill
published 1720
NPG D10612

Jane Austen
published by Richard Bentley, after Cassandra Austen
published 1870
NPG D1007

George Drummond
by Miss A. Bell, after J. Alexander
NPG D1794

Elizabeth Pepys
by James Thomson (Thompson), after John Hayls
published January 1828
NPG D5507

'Sawney in the bog-house'
by James Gillray, published by Mrs Holt
published 4 June 1779
NPG D12978

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington; Horatio Nelson
by T.C. Wilson, printed by W. Clerk, published by E. Glover
probably 1830s
NPG D13770

George Stephenson
by Thomas Lewis Atkinson, after John Lucas
published 1849
NPG D13734

Sir Henry Rowley Bishop
by Samuel William Reynolds, published by Colnaghi & Co, after Thomas Foster
published July 1822
NPG D31795

Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor (King Edward VIII)
published by Illustrated London News, after John St Helier Lander
published 23 November 1925 (1925)
NPG D34119

Rudyard Kipling
by William Strang
NPG D36884

Adam Smith
by Mackenzie, after James Tassie
published 1809
NPG D6775

Edward Thomas
by John Laviers Wheatley
NPG D6937

Sir Thomas Tyldesley
by John Cochran, after Unknown artist
published 1838
NPG D7518

Tresham Dames Gregg
after Unknown artist
mid 19th century
NPG D7803

'The battle between Mendoza and Humphrey...' (Daniel Mendoza; Richard Humphries)
probably by James Gillray, published by James Aitken
published 7 May 1789
NPG D12398

'French liberty British slavery'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 21 December 1792
NPG D12466

'Allied-powers, un-booting egalité' (Napoléon Bonaparte; William V, Prince of Orange?)
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 1 September 1799
NPG D12705

'The first kiss this ten years! - or - the meeting of Britannia and Citizen François'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 1 January 1803
NPG D12797

King George III ('The French invasion; - or - John Bull, bombarding the bum-boats')
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 5 November 1793
NPG D13016

'A Sunday concert'
by Charles Loraine Smith (of Enderby), published by M. Rack
published 4 June 1782
NPG D14563

Miklos Zrinyi (Count Nicholas Serini)
by William Faithorne, after Unknown artist
NPG D22933

Lord Byron
by Henry Meyer, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after George Henry Harlow
published 30 January 1816
NPG D1158

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