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Inventors


75 People in group

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
Sir Mortimer Singer

Sir Mortimer Singer

1863-1929
Pioneer in cycling, motoring and flying; son of inventor of Singer sewing machine
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Francis Petitt Smith

Sir Francis Petitt Smith

1808-1874
Inventor of screw-propeller for steamships
Sitter in 2 portraits
Jedediah Strutt

Jedediah Strutt

1726-1797
Inventor and cotton manufacturer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir John Suckling

Sir John Suckling

1609-1642
Poet and the inventor of cribbage
Sitter in 11 portraits
Sir Joseph Wilson Swan

Sir Joseph Wilson Swan

1828-1914
Chemist; inventor of photographical processes and electric light
Sitter in 5 portraits
Adam Walker

Adam Walker

1731-1821
Inventor and writer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Ralph Walker

Ralph Walker

1749-1824
Sailor, inventor and engineer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Charles Wheatstone

Sir Charles Wheatstone

1802-1875
Scientist and inventor
Sitter in 7 portraits
Harry Egerton Wimperis

Harry Egerton Wimperis

1876-1960
Scientist, engineer, inventor
Sitter in 5 portraits
Bennet Woodcroft

Bennet Woodcroft

1803-1879
Clerk to commissioners of patents, textile manufacturer and inventor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Edward Somerset, 2nd Marquess of Worcester

Edward Somerset, 2nd Marquess of Worcester

1601-1667
Royalist and inventor
Sitter in 8 portraits