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National Portrait Gallery

noun
1.
an art gallery in London, established in 1856, displaying portraits and photographs of eminent figures in British history
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  • It is interesting to compare this with the painting in the national portrait gallery.

    Watts (1817-1904) William Loftus Hare
  • I shall leave it to the national portrait gallery in my will.

    The Bishop's Apron W. Somerset Maugham
  • There is a portrait of him in the national portrait gallery, painted by himself.

  • Jackson's own portrait, by himself, is in the national portrait gallery.

    English Painters Harry John Wilmot-Buxton
  • A visit to the national portrait gallery isn't exactly a restful experience.

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