Past appeals

Naval Officers of World War I

Find out more about the recent appeal to restore the Naval Officers of World War I.

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Ayuba Suleiman Diallo Appeal

The fundraising campaign to raise £100,000 towards the acquisition of Ayuba Suleiman Diallo has now reached its deadline and the appeal is now closed.

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Contemporary explorations: Marc Quinn's blood head Appeal

Unconventional, innovative and challenging, Self, known as the 'blood head,' is one of Quinn's most important and influential works.

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Lady Dacre Appeal

Hans Eworth's portrait is one of the great gems of Tudor portraiture, in immaculate condition for an early panel.

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John Donne Appeal

As the most significant and well-known portrait of the acclaimed metaphysical poet this painting is of outstanding national importance.

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Duchess of Cleveland Appeal

An outstanding portrait of one of the most significant figures at the court of King Charles II.

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John Fletcher Appeal

The only known portrait from life of one of the most successful and prolific playwrights of the Jacobean period.

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A Victorian reformer: Mary Seacole Appeal

The only known painting identified as Mary Seacole and shows her wearing the three medals which she was awarded for her service.

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An industrial pioneer: Sir Richard Arkwright Appeal

This newly rediscovered portrait is a compelling image of one of the giants of the Industrial Revolution.

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