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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
Abdullah Yusuf Ali

Abdullah Yusuf Ali

1872-1953
Barrister and lecturer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Thomas Clifford Allbutt

Sir Thomas Clifford Allbutt

1836-1925
Professor of Physic, University of Cambridge
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Carleton Kemp Allen

Sir Carleton Kemp Allen

1887-1966
Legal scholar; author of 'Democracy and the Individual'
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir Geoffrey Allen

Sir Geoffrey Allen

1928-
Chemist and academic
Sitter in 1 portrait
George Cyril Allen

George Cyril Allen

1900-1982
Economist, Emeritus Professor of Political Economy
Sitter in 8 portraits
Herbert Stanley Allen

Herbert Stanley Allen

1873-1954
Professor of Natural Philosophy
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Roy George Douglas Allen

Sir Roy George Douglas Allen

1906-1983
Professor of Statistics
Sitter in 1 portrait
Thomas Edward Allibone

Thomas Edward Allibone

1903-2003
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Sitter in 1 portrait
Arthur John Allmand

Arthur John Allmand

1885-1951
Professor of Chemistry
Sitter in 3 portraits
Edward William Anderson

Edward William Anderson

1901-1981
Professor of Psychiatry
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir (William) Eric Anderson

Sir (William) Eric Anderson

1936-2020
Educator; Headmaster then Provost of Eton College; Chairman of the Heritage Lottery Fund
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

John George Clark Anderson

1870-1952
Camden Professor of Ancient History, University of Oxford and Brasenose College Fellow
Sitter in 3 portraits
No individual image available for this person

John Harold Andrew

1887-1961
Professor of Metallurgy
Sitter in 3 portraits
Thomas Annandale

Thomas Annandale

1838-1907
Professor of Surgery; writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jacobus Arminius (Jacob Hermans (Harmans))

Jacobus Arminius (Jacob Hermans (Harmans))

1560-1609
Dutch Reformed theologian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Arthur Armitage

Sir Arthur Armitage

1916-1984
Professor of Common Law, Vice-Chancellor, Victoria University of Manchester and President of Queens' College, Cambridge
Sitter in 1 portrait
Denis Midgely Arnold

Denis Midgely Arnold

1926-1986
Professor of Music, University of Oxford
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Ronald Nathan Arnold

1908-1963
Engineer and Professor
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Thomas A. Arnold

Sir Thomas A. Arnold

1864-1930
Academic
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Sir (William) Melville Arnott

1909-1999
Physician and Emeritus Professor of Medicine
Sitter in 6 portraits

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