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Edmund Calamy

Edmund Calamy

1671-1732
Presbyterian minister and historian
Sitter in 5 portraits
William Camden

William Camden

1551-1623
Antiquary and historian
Sitter associated with 25 portraits
Thomas Carlyle

Thomas Carlyle

1795-1881
Historian and essayist; Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery
Sitter associated with 84 portraits
Edward Frederick Carpenter

Edward Frederick Carpenter

1910-1998
Dean of Westminster and historian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Algernon Cecil

Algernon Cecil

1879-1953
Barrister-at-law, author and historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
David Cesarani

David Cesarani

1956-2015
Historian and writer; research professor in history, Royal Holloway, University of London
Sitter in 1 portrait
(William) Owen Chadwick

(William) Owen Chadwick

1916-2015
Ecclesiastical historian, university teacher and administrator and writer; Chairman of Trustees of the National Portrait Gallery
Sitter in 5 portraits
John Chilton

John Chilton

1932-2016
Jazz trumpeter, music historian and bandleader of the Feetwarmers
Sitter in 4 portraits
Alan Clark

Alan Clark

1928-1999
Politician and diarist
Sitter in 11 portraits
Sir (John) Grahame Douglas Clark

Sir (John) Grahame Douglas Clark

1907-1995
Archaeologist and prehistorian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Mary Coate

Mary Coate

1886-1972
Historian and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Richard Charles Cobb

Richard Charles Cobb

1917-1996
Historian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Frederic Abernethy Coleman

Frederic Abernethy Coleman

died 1931
Writer and military historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Robin George Collingwood

Robin George Collingwood

1889-1943
Philosopher and historian
Sitter in 3 portraits
Peter Collins

Peter Collins

1560-1646
Soldier and historian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Howard Montagu Colvin

Sir Howard Montagu Colvin

1919-2007
Architectural historian
Sitter in 2 portraits
John Cornforth

John Cornforth

1937-2004
Architectural historian and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Reginald Coupland

Sir Reginald Coupland

1884-1952
Historian of the British Empire and Commonwealth
Sitter in 13 portraits
Victor Cousin

Victor Cousin

1792-1867
Philosopher, educational reformer and historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Coxe

William Coxe

1748-1828
Historian, Church of England Clergyman and publisher
Sitter in 7 portraits | Artist associated with 4 portraits

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