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Queen Elizabeth I by unknown artist, c.1583, oil on panel. Reproduced by permission of the Provost and Fellows of Eton College.
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Eton College study day, 4 April 2019

Charles Rothschild (1877-1923), banker and entomologist, by Sir Hubert von Herkomer oil on canvas, 1908 © National Portrait Gallery, London
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Call for Papers: Goldsmiths and Bankers as Collectors

View of a sculpture bust and picture frames in the North Gallery at Petworth House, West Sussex © National Trust Images/John Hammond
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Annual Seminar 2019 – Call for Papers