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Academics and scholars


1392 People in group

Anthony Peter Waterson

Anthony Peter Waterson

1923-1983
Professor of Virology
Sitter in 1 portrait
(John Hugh) Adam Watson

(John Hugh) Adam Watson

1914-2007
Professor and diplomat
Sitter in 8 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Archibald Watson

1849-1940
Professor of anatomy
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

William Whitehead Watts

1860-1947
Professor of Geology
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Arthur S. Way

1847-1930
Classics scholar
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir David Weatherall

Sir David Weatherall

1933-2018
Professor of medicine
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Miles Weatherall

1920-2007
Professor of Pharmacology
Sitter in 7 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Alfred Edward Webb-Johnston, 1st Baron Webb-Johnston of Stoke-on-Trent

1880-1958
Professor of Surgery and Pathology
Sitter in 1 portrait
Duncan Harkness Weir

Duncan Harkness Weir

1822-1876
Orientalist and professor
Sitter in 2 portraits
Henry Weist Hill

Henry Weist Hill

born circa 1833
Professor of Music
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Adam C. Welch

1864-1943
Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament
Sitter in 1 portrait
Thomas Dewar Weldon

Thomas Dewar Weldon

1896-1958
Scholar
Sitter in 1 portrait
Richard Wellesley

Richard Wellesley

1787-1831
Politician and scholar
Sitter in 1 portrait
Charles Alexander Wells

Charles Alexander Wells

1898-1989
Surgeon and university professor
Sitter in 3 portraits
No individual image available for this person

George Philip Wells

1901-1985
Professor of Zoology and author; son of H.G. Wells
Sitter in 2 portraits
Brooke Foss Westcott

Brooke Foss Westcott

1825-1901
Biblical scholar and bishop of Durham
Sitter in 6 portraits
John Hugh Westcott

John Hugh Westcott

1920-2014
Professor of Control Systems, Imperial College, London
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Jack Alan Westrup

Sir Jack Alan Westrup

1904-1975
Professor of music and conductor
Sitter in 7 portraits
John Seldon Whale

John Seldon Whale

1896-1997
Professor of Christian Theology
Sitter in 3 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Sir Kenneth Clinton Wheare

1907-1979
Professor of Colonial History
Sitter in 2 portraits

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