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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Palmerston's Follies

Fort Nelson is one of the ‘Palmerston Forts’, commissioned in the 1860s by Lord Palmerston, who feared a French attack. By the time they were completed, however, any threat from France disappeared. The forts gained the nickname ‘Palmerston’s follies’.