About National Portrait Gallery UK
The National Portrait Gallery is a well-known art gallery that established in the year 1856. It is located in London city and features a great collection of historical portraits. Although open in 1856 it moved to the present site in 1896. As of January 2019 records, the Director of the National Portrait Gallery UK is Nicholas Cullinan. It is a non-departmental public body that controlled and maintained by the Department for Culture, Media, and Sport. This location visited by more than 2 million people every year. This place includes a primary collection of more than 11,000 portraits that include drawings, sculptures, paintings, and miniatures. There are portraits of many well-known personalities in this gallery that include Edwin Austin Abbey, Ruth Hughes Aarons, Richard Ithamar Aaron, William Abbot, Lady Ursula Helen Abbey, David Abbott, and Sir Frederick Abbott among others.
Some previous directors of this gallery consist of James Milner, Sir Lionel Cust, Sir George Scharf, John Hayes, Charles Saumarez Smith, Sandy Narine, Henry Hake,
Sir David Piper, and Sir Roy Strong.
There is an online shop operated by this gallery through their official website. It includes plenty of items like prints, books, jewelry, homeware, and stationery. In print category, they sell posters, premium prints, mini prints, and portrait prints while books category also consists of gallery publications and exhibition catalogs. In jewelry, the gallery has brooches, earrings, rings, bracelets, and Murano glasses. In addition to that, people can also buy accessories like bags, eyewear, hats, scarves, cosmetics, socks, etc. There is free delivery offered by the gallery on all the orders above £35.