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153 People in group: Profession; Explorers, Travellers and Adventurers

Sir Francis Drake

1540-1596
Admiral and circumnavigator
Sitter associated with 36 portraits

Robert Falcon Scott

1868-1912
Antarctic explorer
Sitter in 12 portraits

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton

1874-1922
Antarctic explorer
Sitter in 14 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

Florence Barbara Maria (née von Sass), Lady Baker

1841-1916
Traveller in Africa; second wife of Sir Samuel White Baker
Sitter in 4 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

Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

1743-1820
Explorer and botanist
Sitter associated with 35 portraits

William Bedloe

1650-1680
Informer and adventurer
Sitter associated with 8 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

Joseph René Bellot

1826-1853
French Arctic explorer
Sitter in 2 portraits

Giovanni Battista Belzoni

1778-1823
Performing artist and Egyptologist
Sitter in 3 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

Sir (Frederick) George Binney

1900-1972
Explorer; Businessman
Sitter in 4 portraits

Isabella Lucy Bird Bishop

1832-1904
Philanthropist, writer, traveller and photographer
Sitter in 2 portraits

William Bligh

1754-1817
Admiral and explorer; captain of the Bounty
Sitter in 5 portraits