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A portrait of Henry by Hans Holbein the Younger (1497-1543) made c. 1536. Oil on panel, 28x20 cm Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid
Copy of the above painting, c. 1536. Oil on copper. NPG London
Henry VIII by Hans Holbein the Younger The Royal Collection
Henry VIII by an unknown artist (after Holbein, see above). From the late 16th century
Oil on canvas, 239.4 x 148 cm
The Royal Collection
Henry VIII attributed to Hans Eworth c. 1545 Bridgeman Art Library, London
Henry VIII wax figure from Madame Tussaud's in London Photograph by Lara E. Eakins
Henry's suit of armor from about 1540 Royal Armouries, The Tower of London
From a stained glass window, the king has the face of Henry VIII, and the face of the woman kneeling may be Kathryn Howard according to Lady Antonia Fraser The Window of the Queen of Sheba, King's College Chapel, Cambridge
Henry VIII playing a harp, with his fool Will Somers; from the King's Psalter British Library
Henry VIII's sword Royal Collection at Windsor Castle
Henry pictured on an illuminated plea roll of the Court of the King's Bench from 1544 Public Record Office, London
A coin (or medal?) from the reign of Henry VIII. At the British Museum in London Photograph by Lara E. Eakins
 Wood engraving of Henry VIII in later life British Museum
Cameo of Henry VIII and Prince Edward The Royal Collection
Engraving of Henry VIII from Peter Isselburg, after Cornelis Metsys (Massys) 1646 NPG London
Henry VIII from later in life. After Hans Holbein. Nearly the same as the portrait below. At Hever Castle, Kent
Henry VIII by an unknown artist. Oil on panel. Possibly from the 17th century, after a painting by Holben. NPG London
Allegorical painting of Henry VIII passing the throne to Edward VI NPG London