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Inventors


75 People in group

Andrew Meikle

Andrew Meikle

1719-1811
Millwright; inventor of the thrashing-machine
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Francis Ronalds

Sir Francis Ronalds

1788-1873
Inventor of the electric telegraph and meteorologist
Sitter in 4 portraits
Edward Samuel Shire

Edward Samuel Shire

1908-1978
Mathematician, physicist and joint inventor of the radio proximity fuse for explosive devices
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Speirs Simpson

William Speirs Simpson

1845-1917
Inventor of armour-plating ships with fusion-welding
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Clive Sinclair

Sir Clive Sinclair

1940-
Inventor
Sitter in 1 portrait
George Stephenson

George Stephenson

1781-1848
Inventor of the railway-engine
Sitter in 9 portraits
Sir John Suckling

Sir John Suckling

1609-1642
Poet and the inventor of cribbage
Sitter in 11 portraits
Richard Trevithick

Richard Trevithick

1771-1833
Engineer and inventor
Sitter in 3 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Leonardo da Vinci

1452-1519
Painter and inventor
Artist associated with 3 portraits
Adam Walker

Adam Walker

1731-1821
Inventor and writer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir Barnes Neville Wallis

Sir Barnes Neville Wallis

1887-1979
Aeronautical designer and engineer
Sitter in 13 portraits
Sir Charles Wheatstone

Sir Charles Wheatstone

1802-1875
Scientist and inventor
Sitter in 7 portraits
Sir Frank Whittle

Sir Frank Whittle

1907-1996
Aeronautical engineer and inventor
Sitter in 17 portraits
Geoffrey Hill Ambler

Geoffrey Hill Ambler

1904-1978
Inventor, air force officer and amateur rower
Sitter in 1 portrait
William George Armstrong, Baron Armstrong

William George Armstrong, Baron Armstrong

1810-1900
Armaments manufacturer and industrialist
Sitter associated with 7 portraits
Edward Lyon Berthon

Edward Lyon Berthon

1813-1899
Inventor; Vicar of Romsey
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Brockedon

William Brockedon

1787-1854
Painter, writer and inventor
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist associated with 112 portraits
John Broster

John Broster

Inventor of system for removal of speech impediments
Sitter in 2 portraits
Edmund Cartwright

Edmund Cartwright

1743-1823
Inventor
Sitter in 4 portraits
Samuel Crompton

Samuel Crompton

1753-1827
Inventor
Sitter in 4 portraits