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8 People in sitter grouping: Founders of the Royal Geographical Society

Sir John Barrow, 1st Bt

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

John Britton

1771-1857
Antiquary and topographer
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist associated with 6 portraits

John Cam Hobhouse, Baron Broughton de Gyfford

1786-1869
Statesman and friend of Byron
Sitter in 26 portraits

Robert Brown

1773-1858
Botanist
Sitter in 9 portraits

Mountstuart Elphinstone

1779-1859
Indian statesman
Sitter in 7 portraits

William Jerdan

1782-1869
Journalist
Sitter in 5 portraits

Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, 1st Bt

1792-1871
Geologist and geographer
Sitter in 22 portraits

William Henry Smyth

1788-1865
Admiral and scientific writer
Sitter in 3 portraits