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History’s Beauties: Women and the National Portrait Gallery, 1856–1900

Studies of the National Portrait Gallery have analysed its history as an institution, as an architectural space, or as instrumental in the development of portraiture (1). Lara Perry focuses on the role of women ‘in’ the National Portrait Gallery during the nineteenth century as: the subject of portraits; artists; the sellers or donors of portraits;Continue reading “History’s Beauties: Women and the National Portrait Gallery, 1856–1900”