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National Portrait Gallery

Line breaks: Na|tion¦al Por|trait Gal|lery

Definition of National Portrait Gallery in English:

An art gallery in London holding the national collection of portraits of eminent or well-known British men and women. Founded in 1856, it moved to its present site next to the National Gallery in 1896.

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