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Inventors


75 People in group

Sir Richard Arkwright

Sir Richard Arkwright

1732-1792
Engineer and inventor
Sitter in 2 portraits
Trevor Baylis

Trevor Baylis

1937-2018
Inventor
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Henry Bessemer

Sir Henry Bessemer

1813-1898
Engineer and inventor
Sitter in 6 portraits
George Boole

George Boole

1815-1864
Mathematician; inventor of Boolean logic
Sitter in 2 portraits
Joseph Bramah

Joseph Bramah

1748-1814
Inventor
Sitter in 3 portraits
Tiberius Cavallo

Tiberius Cavallo

1749-1809
Scientist and inventor
Sitter associated with 4 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Antoine Claudet

1797-1867
Photographer and inventor
Artist associated with 43 portraits
Sir Christopher Cockerell

Sir Christopher Cockerell

1910-1999
Scientist and inventor of the hovercraft
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir William Congreve, 2nd Bt

Sir William Congreve, 2nd Bt

1772-1828
Military inventor
Sitter in 4 portraits
James Dyson

James Dyson

1947-
Designer and inventor
Sitter in 4 portraits
Richard Lovell Edgeworth

Richard Lovell Edgeworth

1744-1817
Writer and inventor
Sitter in 2 portraits
Thomas Alva Edison

Thomas Alva Edison

1847-1931
Inventor
Sitter in 6 portraits
Matthew Flinders

Matthew Flinders

1774-1814
Hydrographer; inventor of the Flinders Bar
Sitter in 1 portrait
Dennis Gabor (né Günszberg) (Dénes Gábor)

Dennis Gabor (né Günszberg) (Dénes Gábor)

1900-1979
Electronics engineer and humanist
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir Daniel Gooch, 1st Bt

Sir Daniel Gooch, 1st Bt

1816-1889
Railway pioneer and inventor
Sitter in 5 portraits
Stephen Hales

Stephen Hales

1677-1761
Natural philosopher, chemist and inventor
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir James Horlick, 1st Bt

Sir James Horlick, 1st Bt

1844-1921
Co-inventor and manufacturer of Horlicks health drink
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Thomson, Baron Kelvin

William Thomson, Baron Kelvin

1824-1907
Mathematician, physicist and inventor
Sitter in 30 portraits
Guglielmo Marconi

Guglielmo Marconi

1874-1937
Physicist and inventor of wireless transmission
Sitter in 29 portraits
Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim

Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim

1840-1916
Engineer and inventor
Sitter in 10 portraits