Elizabeth I & Her People explores the remarkable reign of Elizabeth I through the lives and portraiture of her subjects. The reign of Elizabeth I from 1558-1603 was a time of extraordinary enterprise. New opportunities for creativity and wealth creation in this period saw the beginning of the rise of the so-called ‘middling sort’ or middle classes. The changes that took place at this time dramatically shaped the future of England and Wales. ...

Maria Lindberg i sitt marknadsstånd, Botaniska trädgården, Uppsala, före 1914. Foto: Henri Osti (Upplandsmuseet)...