The National Portrait Gallery is commemorating the centenary of the First World War with a four-year programme of displays, public events and learning projects, following the major exhibition The Great War in Portraits which was held in 2014. This microsite gives you an introduction to that programme. It provides information about these various activities as well as focusing on aspects of a conflict that continues to resonate.

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Discover the latest blog post on The First World War through a woman’s lens: Olive Edis and Madame Yevonde

Extraordinary stories from the Gallery’s archives and features on significant moments from the conflict.
Search the Gallery Collection for portraits of many of the main protagonists.