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Philanthropists


119 People in group

Angela Georgina Burdett-Coutts, Baroness Burdett-Coutts

Angela Georgina Burdett-Coutts, Baroness Burdett-Coutts

1814-1906
Philanthropist; daughter of Sir Francis Burdett, Bt
Sitter in 19 portraits
Thomas Clarkson

Thomas Clarkson

1760-1846
Slavery abolitionist
Sitter in 11 portraits
Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury

Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury

1801-1885
Philanthropist, social reformer and Conservative politician; MP for Woodstock, Dorchester, Dorset and Bath
Sitter in 40 portraits
Julia Prinsep Stephen (née Jackson, formerly Mrs Duckworth)

Julia Prinsep Stephen (née Jackson, formerly Mrs Duckworth)

1846-1895
Beauty and philanthropist; former wife of Herbert Duckworth, and later wife of Sir Leslie Stephen; mother of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell
Sitter in 8 portraits
William Wilberforce

William Wilberforce

1759-1833
Philanthropist and reformer
Sitter associated with 32 portraits
Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 10th Bt

Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 10th Bt

1787-1871
Philanthropist
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 11th Bt

Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 11th Bt

1809-1898
Politician and educational reformer
Sitter in 6 portraits
Ralph Allen

Ralph Allen

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

William Allen

1770-1843
Chemist and philanthropist
Sitter in 9 portraits
(Ava) Alice (Muriel) Astor (later Obolensky, later von Hofmannsthal, later Pleydell-Bouverie)

(Ava) Alice (Muriel) Astor (later Obolensky, later von Hofmannsthal, later Pleydell-Bouverie)

1902-1956
Socialite and patron of the arts; daughter of John Jacob Astor IV; former wife of Prince Sergei Obolensky and of Raimund von Hofmannsthal, and later wife of David Pleydell-Bouverie
Sitter in 1 portrait
James Audus

James Audus

1781-1867
Amateur architect and philanthropist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Bernard Mannes Baruch

Bernard Mannes Baruch

1870-1965
Economist and philanthropist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Richard Benyon de Beauvoir

Richard Benyon de Beauvoir

1770-1854
High Sheriff of Berkshire, benefactor and Conservative politician; MP for Pontefract and Wallingford
Sitter in 1 portrait
Henry Louis Bischoffsheim

Henry Louis Bischoffsheim

1829-1908
Banker and philanthropist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Isabella Lucy Bird Bishop

Isabella Lucy Bird Bishop

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

Arthur Blayney

1715-1795
Philanthropist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon

Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon

1827-1891
Artist and women's rights activist; benefactor of Girton College, Cambridge
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Dhunjibhoy Bomanji

Sir Dhunjibhoy Bomanji

1862-1937
Merchant and philanthropist
Sitter in 5 portraits
Ann Dudin Brown

Ann Dudin Brown

1822-1917
Benefactor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Lady Victoria Buxton (née Noel)

Lady Victoria Buxton (née Noel)

1839-1916
Wife of Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton, 3rd Bt; daughter of 1st Earl of Gainsborough
Sitter in 1 portrait