"the National Portrait Gallery"

The National Portrait Gallery, London
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The National Portrait Gallery, situated in London, was founded in 1856, with the aim ‘to promote through the medium of portraits the appreciation and understanding of the men and women who have made and are making British history and culture, and ... to promote the appreciation and understanding of portraiture in all media’. The Gallery, which 'holds the most extensive collection of portraits in the world', is free to visit and sees around 2 million people pass through its doors every year.

The National Portrait Gallery