The National Portrait Gallery brings 19th Century underclass to life
When: 29 June – 22 October 2017
Where: National Portrait Gallery, King Edward Terrace, Parkes
Dempsey’s People: A folio of British street portraits 1824 – 1844
John Dempsey created portraits that bring to life the street sellers, chimney sweeps and town-criers of 19th century Britain. A remarkable collection of compelling watercolours, the portraits highlight those who are often overlooked by history.