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Famous faces : portraits in history

Author: Clare Gittings; National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)
Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton [for the] National Portrait Gallery, 1994.
Series: History insights.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines paintings of famous faces in British history from Henry VIII to Margaret Thatcher. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clare Gittings; National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)
ISBN: 0340595701 9780340595701
OCLC Number: 48869035
Notes: "A ... collection of historical portraits from the National Portrait Gallery"--Cover.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Henry VIII --
Sir Francis Drake --
Elizabeth I --
Charles I --
Oliver Cromwell --
Charles II --
Samuel Pepys --
Sir Joshua Reynolds --
Thomas Gainesborough --
Admiral Horatio Nelson --
Lady Emma Hamilton. Queen Victoria --
The Bronte sisters --
Charles Dickens --
Isambard Kingdom Brunel --
Florence Nightingale --
Amy Johnson --
Robert Falcon Scott --
Sir Winston Churchill --
Margaret Thatcher --
Diane Abbott.
Series Title: History insights.
Responsibility: Clare Gittings.

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One of a series of information books which presents full-page colour portraits of 15 key figures in British history, designed to capture the imagination of 8-12 year-olds. This volume includes  Read more...

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