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Vendors, merchants and manufacturers


376 People in group

Sir John Barker

Sir John Barker

1840-1914
Department store owner
Sitter in 1 portrait
Hamar Alfred Bass

Hamar Alfred Bass

1842-1898
Brewer, racehorse owner and Liberal politician; MP for Tamworth and Staffordshire West
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Percy Elly Bates, 4th Bt

Sir Percy Elly Bates, 4th Bt

1879-1946
Merchant and shipowner
Sitter in 3 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Felice Beato

1832-1909
Photographer and merchant
Artist of 3 portraits
Maximilian Behrend

Maximilian Behrend

circa 1822-1890
Corn merchant
Sitter in 1 portrait
Alexander Bell

Alexander Bell

born circa 1800
Merchant
Sitter associated with 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Robert William Murray Bell

born 1871
East India merchant
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Thomas Bell

Sir Thomas Bell

1751-1824
Sheriff of the City of London, leather merchant and husband of Maria, Lady Bell (née Hamilton)
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Hallowes Belli

William Hallowes Belli

1789-1875
Civil servant and merchant
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Sir Francis Flint Belsey

1837-1914
Justice of the Peace, corn merchant and social reformer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Paul Benfield

Paul Benfield

1741-1810
Indian trader and civil servant of the East India Company
Sitter associated with 1 portrait
Samuel Sharp Steigen Berger

Samuel Sharp Steigen Berger

1850-1914
Rice-starch manufacturer; son of Henry Berger
Sitter in 1 portrait
George Berkeley, 1st Earl of Berkeley

George Berkeley, 1st Earl of Berkeley

1628-1698
Merchant; author and politician; MP for Gloucestershire
Sitter in 3 portraits
No individual image available for this person

John Claude Bidgood

1914-2001
Politician, director of engineering companies and Middle East merchant
Sitter in 2 portraits
Samuel Birchall

Samuel Birchall

1818-1864
Wool merchant
Sitter in 1 portrait
Robert Bird

Robert Bird

Timber merchant
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Ralph Blackwell

Sir Ralph Blackwell

active 1327-1377
Merchant Taylor
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Bolton

John Bolton

1756-1837
Liverpool merchant
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Dhunjibhoy Bomanji

Sir Dhunjibhoy Bomanji

1862-1937
Merchant and philanthropist
Sitter in 5 portraits
Thomson Bonar

Thomson Bonar

died 1813
Russian merchant and bank director
Sitter associated with 1 portrait

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