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Academics and scholars


1391 People in group

Richard Ithamar Aaron

Richard Ithamar Aaron

1901-1987
Professor of Philosophy
Sitter in 1 portrait
Edwin Abbott Abbott

Edwin Abbott Abbott

1838-1926
Teacher and scholar
Sitter in 3 portraits
Nigel James Abercrombie

Nigel James Abercrombie

1908-1986
Freelance writer and Professor of French
Sitter in 1 portrait
Henry Campbell Bruce, 2nd Baron Aberdare

Henry Campbell Bruce, 2nd Baron Aberdare

1851-1929
Academic
Sitter in 3 portraits
Neil Kensington Adam

Neil Kensington Adam

1891-1973
Professor of chemistry
Sitter in 4 portraits
William Adam

William Adam

1796-1881
Baptist minister, missionary, professor and slavery abolitionist
Sitter in 4 portraits
John ('Jack') Adams

John ('Jack') Adams

active 17th century
Professor of celestial Sciences
Sitter in 1 portrait
Walter Frederick Adeney

Walter Frederick Adeney

1849-1920
Professor of New Testament Exegesis and Church History
Sitter in 1 portrait
Maggie Aderin-Pocock

Maggie Aderin-Pocock

1968-
Scientist and mechanical engineer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Stanley Davenport Adshead

Stanley Davenport Adshead

1868-1946
Architect and professor of town planning
Sitter in 1 portrait
Willett Lawrence Adye

Willett Lawrence Adye

1818-1878
Landowner, biblical scholar, musicologist and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Haleh Afshar, Baroness Afshar

Haleh Afshar, Baroness Afshar

1944-
Professor of Politics; life peer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Wilfred Eade Agar

Wilfred Eade Agar

1882-1951
Emeritus Professor of Zoology
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Oliva Frances Madox Agresti (née Rossetti)

1875-1960
Scholar and writer; daughter of William Michael Rossetti
Artist of 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

James Aitchison

1899-1968
Professor of Dental Surgery
Sitter in 1 portrait
Alexander Craig Aitken

Alexander Craig Aitken

1895-1967
Professor of Mathematics
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Robert Stevenson Aitken

Sir Robert Stevenson Aitken

1901-1997
Professor of Medicine; Vice-Chancellor of Birmingham University
Sitter in 1 portrait
Peter Alexander

Peter Alexander

died 1969
Regius Professor of English Language and Literature
Sitter in 1 portrait
(Robert) McNeill Alexander

(Robert) McNeill Alexander

1934-2016
Professor of Zoology, University of Leeds
Sitter in 1 portrait
Henry Alford

Henry Alford

1810-1871
Dean of Canterbury and biblical scholar
Sitter in 6 portraits

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Self-portrait as My Father from the series Encounter  by Silvia Rosi © Silvia Rosi

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize

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Margaret Thatcher by Spitting Images Productions Ltd painted plastic, 1985

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David Hockney: Drawing from Life

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