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Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits at the National Maritime Museum

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Elizabeth II by Dorothy Wilding, hand coloured by Beatrice Johnson, 1952. Credit: National Portrait Gallery, London. Image courtesy of Royal Museums Greenwich.
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Come face to face with some of the most influential kings and queens in British history at the National Maritime Museum’s Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits exhibition.


Step back in time and see portraits of the kings and queens who have shaped British history over the last 500 years, with Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich.

With more than 150 portraits on display, explore how royal portraiture has evolved across five royal dynasties, from Henry VIII to Elizabeth II.

See works by some of the most important artists to have worked in Britain, including court painters Sir Peter Lely and Sir Godfrey Kneller, photographer Annie Leibovitz and artists such as Andy Warhol and Hans Holbein.

This major exhibition brings together pieces from the National Portrait Gallery, Royal Museums Greenwich and private collections.

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Venue Details & Map

National Maritime Museum Greenwich

Romney Road, Greenwich
SE10 9NF
+44 (0)20 8312 6608
Public transport:
Rail – Greenwich (zone 2) DLR – Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich By boat – from most central London piers

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