Task 3 Popham portrait

Lesson 4

Through a question and answer session students could discuss their findings from the Popham portrait.

Students could be asked to consider:

Extension Activities

Students could be asked to investigate other 17th-century portrait paintings and compare the similarities and differences between the portraits.

Download the portraits of:

Sir John Robinson
Oliver Cromwell


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Did you know?

Going off half-cocked

Many older guns have a form of safety that prevents the gun from being fired when the hammer is pulled halfway back. Sometimes a fault develops which allows the gun to fire when the hammer is in the half-cocked position, before a proper aim can be taken.