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?

First commercial steel melting

Benjamin Huntsman of Sheffield is widely credited with the first commercial melting of steel in around 1740, using his crucible process. However, the melting of steel had long been practiced in central Asia and India and was known as Damascus steel.