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Pioneers


45 People in group

John Logie Baird

1888-1946
Television pioneer
Sitter in 25 portraits

Julia Margaret Cameron

1815-1879
Pioneer photographer
Sitter in 8 portraits | Artist associated with 114 portraits

John Dalton

1766-1844
Chemist and natural philosopher
Sitter in 15 portraits

Florence Nightingale

1820-1910
Reformer of hospital nursing and of the Army Medical Services
Sitter associated with 36 portraits

Marie Charlotte Carmichael Stopes

1880-1958
Palaeobotanist and pioneer and advocate of birth control
Sitter in 10 portraits

Robert Adamson

1821-1848
Pioneer photographer
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist associated with 382 portraits

Sir John William Alcock

1892-1919
Aviator and RAF Captain; pilot of the first non-stop flight across the Atlantic
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sirimavo Ratwatte Dias Bandaranaike

1916-2000
Sri Lankan Politician; first woman to be elected Prime Minister in the world
Sitter in 2 portraits

Ivy Benson

1914-1993
Musician; founding member of All Girls Band
Sitter in 2 portraits

Francis Egerton, 3rd Duke of Bridgewater

1736-1803
Pioneer of inland waterways
Sitter in 5 portraits

Frank Hedges Butler

1855-1928
Balloonist and pioneer of flying
Sitter in 7 portraits

Sir Samuel Canning

1823-1908
Civil engineer and pioneer of submarine telegraphy
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir George Cayley, 6th Bt

1773-1857
Pioneer of aviation
Sitter in 2 portraits

Sir Alan John Cobham

1894-1973
Pioneer aviator
Sitter in 28 portraits

Nathaniel Louis Cohen

1846-1913
Philanthropist and pioneer of the Labour Exchange movement
Sitter in 1 portrait

George Edward Lynch Cotton

1813-1866
Bishop of Calcutta and pioneer educator
Sitter in 1 portrait

James Gerald Crowther

1899-1983
Pioneer of scientific journalism
Sitter in 1 portrait

William Dunlop

1792-1848
Army surgeon, writer and pioneer in Canada
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir Arthur Elton

1906-1973
Documentary film pioneer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Dame Katharine Furse

1875-1952
Director of the Women's Royal Naval Service; nurse and nursing administrator; Director of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts
Sitter in 11 portraits