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175 People in group:

Profession; Explorers, Travellers and Adventurers

Florence Barbara Maria (née von Sass), Lady Baker

1841-1916
Traveller in Africa; second wife of Sir Samuel White Baker
Sitter in 5 portraits

Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

1743-1820
Explorer and botanist
Sitter associated with 35 portraits

Penelope (née Chetwode), Lady Betjeman

1910-1986
Author as 'Penelope Chetwode'; wife of Sir John Betjeman; daughter of 1st Baron Chetwode and 7th Baronet of Oakley
Sitter in 14 portraits

Julia Margaret Cameron

1815-1879
Pioneer photographer
Sitter in 8 portraits | Artist associated with 113 portraits

Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick

1768-1821
Queen of George IV
Sitter in 94 portraits

Sir Francis Drake

1540-1596
Admiral and circumnavigator
Sitter associated with 36 portraits

Mary Henrietta Kingsley

1862-1900
Traveller and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait

David Livingstone

1813-1873
Missionary and explorer, Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
Sitter in 39 portraits

Sir James Clark Ross

1800-1862
Rear-Admiral and Arctic explorer
Sitter in 15 portraits

Robert Falcon Scott

1868-1912
Antarctic explorer
Sitter in 13 portraits

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton

1874-1922
Antarctic explorer
Sitter in 17 portraits

Alexander Alexander

active 1830
Scottish traveller
Sitter in 2 portraits

Sir Horatio Thomas Austin

1801-1865
Admiral and explorer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir George Back

1796-1878
Naval officer and explorer
Sitter in 6 portraits

Sir Samuel White Baker

1821-1893
Traveller and sportsman
Sitter in 12 portraits

George Baldwin

1743?-1826
Traveller and mystic
Sitter in 1 portrait

William John Bankes

1786-1855
Traveller in the East
Sitter in 2 portraits

William Bedloe

1650-1680
Informer and adventurer
Sitter associated with 9 portraits

Aphra Behn (née Johnson)

1640-1689
Dramatist and novelist
Sitter associated with 4 portraits

Gertrude Bell

1868-1926
Traveller, spy and archaeologist
Sitter in 1 portrait