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36 People in sitter grouping: Alpine Club

Founded in 1857, the Alpine Club has always had its premises in central London, and is held in high esteem as the world's first mountaineering club. Originally structured as a gentleman's club, its first president and chairman were John Ball and E.S Kennedy, respectively. The club remains active today with membership for both men and women, based on mountain experience, qualifications and nominations from existing member. The headquarters in Shoreditch are also home to the club's extensive libraries and object and photograph archives, which are often used for exhibitions and lectures.

Leopold Stennett Amery

1873-1955
Politician; Secretary of State for India and writer
Sitter in 24 portraits

Matthew Arnold

1822-1888
Poet, writer and inspector of schools
Sitter in 17 portraits

Sir Richard Baggallay

1816-1888
Judge
Sitter in 4 portraits

George Christopher Band

1929-2011
Mountaineer and member of the 1953 Everest expedition
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir John Barrow, 1st Bt

1764-1848
Writer; founder of the Royal Geographical Society
Sitter in 6 portraits

John Barrow

1808-1898
Archivist to the Admiralty
Sitter in 3 portraits

Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

1840-1922
Traveller, politician and poet
Sitter in 8 portraits

Sir Christian John Storey Bonington

1934-
Mountaineer
Sitter in 2 portraits

George Forrest Browne

1833-1930
Bishop of Bristol and historian
Sitter in 3 portraits

James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce

1838-1922
Jurist, historian and politician; MP for Tower Hamlets and Aberdeen South
Sitter in 14 portraits

Arthur Cayley

1821-1895
Mathematician
Sitter in 1 portrait

Roger Richard Edward Chorley, 2nd Baron Chorley

1930-
Accountant
Sitter associated with 1 portrait

Clinton Thomas Dent

1850-1912
Surgeon, author and alpine climber
Sitter in 2 portraits

Sir (Robert) Charles Evans

1918-1995
Surgeon and mountaineer
Sitter in 1 portrait

George Ingle Finch

1888-1970
Chemist and mountaineer
Sitter in 10 portraits

William Edward Forster

1818-1886
Politician; MP for Bradford, industrialist and philanthropist; son of William Forster
Sitter in 19 portraits

Mick Fowler

1956-
Mountaineer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir Francis Galton

1822-1911
Biostatistician, human geneticist and founder of the science of eugenics
Sitter in 15 portraits

Frederic Harrison

1831-1923
Writer, positivist and historian
Sitter in 9 portraits