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London attractions: Get up close and personal with Queen Elizabeth at the National Portrait Gallery
Published: Friday 3rd of May 2013
If you want a chance to meet Queen Elizabeth, Henry VII and the Beatles then this is the ideal place to visit.
There are over 10,000 portraits of famous monarchs, rock bands and celebrated artists held here, along with works from internationally renowned artists and photographers.
One of the current exhibitions that is taking place until the end of the month is the Man Ray portraits, which features over 150 vintage prints and key works from international museums and private collections from the artist.
The collection will give guests a personal insight into the unique life and style of this artist and his experiments.
There is also a series of paintings by US-born artist George Catlin which features Native American Indians and their lives.
The collection is said to be among some of the most evocative and insightful records of indigenous groups ever made.
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