The 12 women's profiles being raised 170 years on

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The 12 women's profiles being raised 170 years on

The National Portrait Gallery is hoping to raise the profile of 12 women, who history has very much overlooked when it comes to the Pre-Raphaelite period.

170 years after the first pictures were exhibited by Brotherhood, the untold stories of those who featured in the works is now being told - their roles much bigger than simply objects of desire. 

The Pre-Raphaelite Sisters exhibition is at the National Portrait Gallery until the new year.

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