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55 People in group: Profession; Philanthropists

William Wilberforce

1759-1833
Philanthropist and reformer
Sitter associated with 31 portraits

Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 10th Bt

1787-1871
Philanthropist
Sitter associated with 5 portraits

Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 11th Bt

1809-1898
Politician and educational reformer
Sitter in 6 portraits

Ralph Allen

1694-1763
Philanthropist; known as 'The Man of Bath'
Sitter associated with 5 portraits

William Allen

1770-1843
Chemist and philanthropist
Sitter in 9 portraits

Bernard Mannes Baruch

1870-1965
Economist and philanthropist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Isabella Lucy Bird Bishop

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

Arthur Blayney

1715-1795
Philanthropist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Angela Georgina Burdett-Coutts, Baroness Burdett-Coutts

1814-1906
Philanthropist; daughter of Sir Francis Burdett, Bt
Sitter in 15 portraits

Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton, 1st Bt

1786-1845
Philanthropist
Sitter in 13 portraits

Caroline Chisholm (nee Jones)

1808-1877
Philanthropist and founder of the 'Family Colonisation Loan Society'
Sitter in 3 portraits

Thomas Clarkson

1760-1846
Slavery abolitionist
Sitter in 11 portraits

Nathaniel Louis Cohen

died 1913
Philanthropist; pioneer of the Labour Exchange movement
Sitter in 1 portrait

Edward Colston

1636-1721
Merchant and philanthropist
Sitter associated with 2 portraits

Thomas Coram

1668?-1751
Philanthropist
Sitter associated with 7 portraits

William Crouch

died after 1725
Philanthropist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Edward Denison

1840-1870
Philanthropist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Emilia Francis (nee Strong), Lady Dilke

1840-1904
Art historian and trade unionist; former wife of Mark Pattison and second wife of Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, 2nd Bt
Sitter in 5 portraits

Edwin Iddo Ellery

1856-1944
Photographer
Artist of 1 portrait

Samuel Favell

1760-1830
Philanthropist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Robert Fellowes

1770-1847
Philanthropist
Sitter associated with 2 portraits

Nubar Sarkis Gulbenkian

1896-1972
Philanthropist and Bon Vivant
Sitter in 11 portraits

Samuel Gurney

1786-1856
Philanthropist; known as 'The Banker's Banker'
Sitter in 8 portraits

Lady Helen Hamlyn

1934-
Philanthropist; Chairperson of the Helen Hamlyn Trust
Sitter in 1 portrait

Jonas Hanway

1712-1786
Philanthropist
Sitter in 3 portraits

(Mary) Elizabeth (nee a Court Repington), Lady Herbert of Lea

1822-1911
Roman Catholic convert and philanthropist; wife of 1st Baron Herbert of Lea
Sitter in 3 portraits

Emily Hobhouse

1860-1926
Social activist and charity worker
Sitter in 2 portraits

Rupert Edward Cecil Lee Guinness, 2nd Earl of Iveagh

1874-1967
Brewer, agricultural improver and philanthropist
Sitter in 23 portraits

Frances Elizabeth King (nee Bernard)

1757-1821
Philanthropist and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Caroline Blanche Elizabeth (nee FitzRoy), Lady Lindsay

1844-1912
Writer and patron of the arts; wife of Sir Coutts Lindsay, 2nd Bt; daughter of Hon. Henry FitzRoy
Sitter in 4 portraits

Zachary Macaulay

1768-1838
Philanthropist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Reginald Brabazon, 12th Earl of Meath

1841-1929
Philanthropist and politician
Sitter in 16 portraits

Philip Metcalfe

1733-1818
Collector and patron of the arts
Sitter in 2 portraits

Sir Moses Haim Montefiore, 1st Bt

1784-1885
Financier, Jewish community leader and philanthropist
Sitter in 5 portraits

Samuel Morley

1809-1886
Businessman, politician and philanthropist
Sitter in 12 portraits

James Neild

1744-1814
Philanthropist
Sitter in 1 portrait

George Peabody

1795-1869
Merchant banker and philanthropist
Sitter in 16 portraits

Peter Pantia Ralli

1837-1868
Merchant and benefactor
Sitter associated with 2 portraits

James Ramsay

1733-1789
Divine and philanthropist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Richard Reynolds

1735-1816
Philanthropist and industrialist
Sitter in 4 portraits

(Susan Elizabeth) Mary (nee Stewart-Mackenzie), Lady St Helier

1849-1931
Philanthropist; former wife of Hon. John Constantine Stanley, later wife of 1st Baron St Helier; daughter of Keith Stewart-Mackenzie
Sitter in 3 portraits

Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury

1801-1885
Philanthropist, politician and social reformer
Sitter associated with 34 portraits

George Smith

1831-1895
Philanthropist
Sitter in 2 portraits

Samuel Smith

1836-1906
Politician and philanthropist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir Halley Stewart

1838-1937
Philanthropist
Sitter associated with 3 portraits

Joseph Sturge

1793-1859
Quaker and philanthropist
Sitter associated with 8 portraits

Edward Harbord, 3rd Baron Suffield

1781-1835
Philanthropist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Samuel Montagu, 1st Baron Swaythling

1832-1911
Merchant banker, philanthropist and politician
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir Richard Wallace, 1st Bt

1818-1890
Art collector, connoisseur and philanthropist
Sitter in 7 portraits

Hon. Henry Walpole

1818-1876
Philanthropist; son of 3rd Earl of Orford
Sitter in 2 portraits

Samuel Wilson Warneford

1762-1855
Philanthropist
Sitter in 2 portraits

Joshua Watson

1771-1855
Philanthropist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Benjamin Waugh

1839-1908
Philanthropist
Sitter in 4 portraits

William Woodall

1832-1901
Philanthropist and politician
Sitter in 2 portraits

Arthur Wrottesley, 3rd Baron Wrottesley

1824-1910
Philanthropist, Lord-Lieutenant, Staffordshire and landowner
Sitter in 3 portraits