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292 People in group

Louis Jean Joseph Charles Blanc

Louis Jean Joseph Charles Blanc

1811-1882
French politician and historian
Sitter in 10 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Thomas Blore

1764-1818
County historian
Artist associated with 1 portrait
John Edward Courtney Bodley

John Edward Courtney Bodley

1853-1925
Historian and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Christopher Booth

Sir Christopher Booth

1924-2012
Professor of medicine and medical historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Archibald Bower

Archibald Bower

1686-1766
Historian
Sitter in 4 portraits
Robert Bragge

Robert Bragge

died 1738
Dissenting minister
Sitter in 6 portraits | Artist associated with 6 portraits
Asa Briggs, Baron Briggs

Asa Briggs, Baron Briggs

1921-2016
Historian
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir Denis William Brogan

Sir Denis William Brogan

1900-1974
Historian
Sitter in 9 portraits
George Forrest Browne

George Forrest Browne

1833-1930
Bishop of Bristol and historian
Sitter in 3 portraits
Oscar Browning

Oscar Browning

1837-1923
Historian, teacher and linguist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Rupert Leo Scott Bruce-Mitford

Rupert Leo Scott Bruce-Mitford

1914-1994
Archaeologist and art historian
Sitter in 8 portraits
Sir Arthur Wynne Morgan Bryant

Sir Arthur Wynne Morgan Bryant

1899-1985
Historian and writer
Sitter in 18 portraits
James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce

James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce

1838-1922
Jurist, historian and Liberal politician; MP for Tower Hamlets and Aberdeen South
Sitter in 15 portraits
George Buchanan

George Buchanan

1506-1582
Historian and scholar
Sitter associated with 27 portraits
Bainbrigg Buckeridge

Bainbrigg Buckeridge

1668-1733
Poet, painter and first historian of British art
Sitter in 1 portrait
Alan Louis Charles Bullock, Baron Bullock of Leafield

Alan Louis Charles Bullock, Baron Bullock of Leafield

1914-2004
Historian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Campbell Burnap

Campbell Burnap

1939-2008
Jazz trombonist, bandleader, broadcaster and historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Gilbert Burnet

Gilbert Burnet

1643-1715
Bishop of Salisbury and historian
Sitter associated with 24 portraits
Charles Burney

Charles Burney

1726-1814
Musician and historian of music
Sitter in 10 portraits
Sir (George) Geoffrey Gilbert Butler

Sir (George) Geoffrey Gilbert Butler

1887-1929
Historian and politician
Sitter in 1 portrait

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Self-portrait as My Father from the series Encounter  by Silvia Rosi © Silvia Rosi

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Margaret Thatcher by Spitting Images Productions Ltd painted plastic, 1985

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