Celebrating Charlotte Brontë 1816-1855 at the National Portrait Gallery

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Charlotte Brontë by George Richmond, 1850, detail. Copyright: National Portrait Gallery, London Pinterest

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Discover the life and achievements of author Charlotte Brontë 200 years after her birth with Celebrating Charlotte Brontë 1816-1855 at the National Portrait Gallery.

You’ll have the chance to see paintings from the gallery’s collection, including the only surviving portraits of Charlotte with her two sisters, Emily and Anne, and their brother Branwell.

The display brings Charlotte’s personality and work back to life, with items from the Brontë Parsonage Museum alongside manuscripts, letters and journals. A highlight of the exhibition is the first edition of Jane Eyre, Brontë’s masterpiece.

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