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A Quick Overview of National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery (NPG) is an art gallery in London housing a collection of portraits of historically important and famous British people.
- It was the first portrait gallery in the world when it opened in 1856.
- The gallery moved in 1896 to its current site at St Martin's Place, off Trafalgar Square, and adjoining the National Gallery.
- It has been expanded twice since then.