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?

Is newer better?

The last cast-iron British smoothbore cannon, the 68 pounder, was 8 inches (203 mm), the same calibre as the heaviest guns of King Henry VIII three hundred years earlier. Their performance was probably not very different either!