Wood engraving

Punch (13 April 1896): 170

The caption: “‘Come in, Ladies and Gentlemen! Glad to give you a decent roof over your heads at last!’ [The New National Portrait Gallery was opened to the public on Saturday, April 4, 1896.]”

Britannia stands surrounded by portraits of Shakspeare, Henry VII, Queen Elizabeth I, and Benjamin Disraeli.

Scanned image by Jacqueline Banerjee. Text by George P. Landow.

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