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Philanthropists


119 People in group

Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 11th Bt

Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 11th Bt

1809-1898
Politician and educational reformer
Sitter in 6 portraits
Ralph Allen

Ralph Allen

1693-1764
Philanthropist; known as 'The Man of Bath'
Sitter associated with 5 portraits
William Allen

William Allen

1770-1843
Chemist and philanthropist
Sitter in 9 portraits
(Ava) Alice (Muriel) Astor (later Obolensky, later von Hofmannsthal, later Pleydell-Bouverie)

(Ava) Alice (Muriel) Astor (later Obolensky, later von Hofmannsthal, later Pleydell-Bouverie)

1902-1956
Socialite and patron of the arts; daughter of John Jacob Astor IV; former wife of Prince Sergei Obolensky and of Raimund von Hofmannsthal, and later wife of David Pleydell-Bouverie
Sitter in 1 portrait
James Audus

James Audus

1781-1867
Amateur architect and philanthropist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Bernard Mannes Baruch

Bernard Mannes Baruch

1870-1965
Economist and philanthropist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Richard Benyon de Beauvoir

Richard Benyon de Beauvoir

1770-1854
High Sheriff of Berkshire, benefactor and Conservative politician; MP for Pontefract and Wallingford
Sitter in 1 portrait
Henry Louis Bischoffsheim

Henry Louis Bischoffsheim

1829-1908
Banker and philanthropist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Isabella Lucy Bird Bishop

Isabella Lucy Bird Bishop

1832-1904
Philanthropist, writer, traveller and photographer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Arthur Blayney

Arthur Blayney

1715-1795
Philanthropist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Dhunjibhoy Bomanji

Sir Dhunjibhoy Bomanji

1862-1937
Merchant and philanthropist
Sitter in 5 portraits
Ann Dudin Brown

Ann Dudin Brown

1822-1917
Benefactor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Lady Victoria Buxton (née Noel)

Lady Victoria Buxton (née Noel)

1839-1916
Wife of Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton, 3rd Bt; daughter of 1st Earl of Gainsborough
Sitter in 1 portrait
Louis Cauvin

Louis Cauvin

circa 1754-1825
French teacher and philanthropist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Caroline Chisholm (née Jones)

Caroline Chisholm (née Jones)

1808-1877
Philanthropist and founder of the 'Family Colonisation Loan Society'
Sitter in 3 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Sarah ('Cissie') (née Fox), Lady Cohen

Philanthropist; wife of Sir John Edward ('Jack') Cohen; daughter of Benjamin Fox
Sitter in 1 portrait
Nathaniel Louis Cohen

Nathaniel Louis Cohen

1846-1913
Philanthropist and pioneer of the Labour Exchange movement
Sitter in 1 portrait
Edward Colston

Edward Colston

1636-1721
Merchant and philanthropist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Daniel Cooper, 1st Bt

Sir Daniel Cooper, 1st Bt

1821-1902
Merchant and philanthropist
Sitter in 1 portrait