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Farmers and agriculturalists


87 People in group

Eve Balfour

Eve Balfour

1898-1990
Promoter of organic farming; co-founder and Honorary Life President of the The Soil Association
Sitter in 3 portraits
William Cobbett

William Cobbett

1763-1835
Journalist, agriculturalist and politician; MP for Oldham
Sitter associated with 56 portraits
Michael Eavis

Michael Eavis

1935-
Founder of the Glastonbury Festival and dairy farmer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Laurens Jans van der Post

Sir Laurens Jans van der Post

1906-1996
Writer, farmer, explorer and conservationist
Sitter in 12 portraits
William Abell

William Abell

1584-circa 1655
English vinter; Alderman of London
Sitter in 5 portraits
Derek Swithin Allhusen

Derek Swithin Allhusen

1914-2000
Farmer, soldier and equestrian; Olympian
Sitter in 12 portraits
James Anderson

James Anderson

1738-1809
Botanist, agriculturalist and physician in India
Sitter in 7 portraits
Bertie Thomas Percival Barker

Bertie Thomas Percival Barker

1877-1961
Agricultural biologist
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Crosbie Bengough

John Crosbie Bengough

1888-1916
Farmer
Sitter associated with 1 portrait
Thomas Christopher Booth

Thomas Christopher Booth

1832 or 1833-1878
Agriculturalist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Winifred Elsie Brenchley

Winifred Elsie Brenchley

1883-1953
Agricultural botanist; Head of the Botany Department, Rothamsted Experimental Station
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir James Caird

Sir James Caird

1816-1892
Agricultural writer and politician
Sitter in 1 portrait
Louisa Mary Calverley (née Henniker)

Louisa Mary Calverley (née Henniker)

died 1946
President of Royal Agricultural Association; wife of Horace Calverley; daughter of Sir Bridges Henniker
Sitter in 1 portrait
Francis Allston Channing, 1st Baron Channing of Wellingborough

Francis Allston Channing, 1st Baron Channing of Wellingborough

1841-1926
Agriculturalist and politician
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Cherrington

John Cherrington

1909-1988
Agricultural journalist and broadcaster
Sitter in 2 portraits
Jeremy Collier

Jeremy Collier

1650-1726
Anti-theatrical polemicist and bishop of the nonjuring Church of England
Sitter in 7 portraits
Sir (Ernest) Gordon Cox

Sir (Ernest) Gordon Cox

1906-1996
Physicist; pioneer of X-ray crystallography and Secretary of the Agricultural Research Council; son of Ernest Henry Cox
Sitter in 2 portraits
John Christian Curwen

John Christian Curwen

1756-1828
Agriculturalist and politician
Sitter in 5 portraits
No individual image available for this person

François Alexandre Frédéric, duc de La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt

1747-1827
Politician and agriculturalist
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

William Herbrand Sackville, 11th Earl de la Warr

1948-
Stockbroker and farmer
Sitter in 23 portraits