Simon Schama’s portraits of a nation

In 2015, Simon Schama joined forces with the National Portrait Gallery and the BBC to explore the history and development of British portraiture. Here, using the themes of love, people, fame, self and power, Simon selects some of the most significant British photographs, paintings and caricatures of the past 800 years...

Winston Churchill by Yousuf Karsh

This article was first published in the October 2015 issue of BBC History Magazine

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