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BAME sitters


1265 People in sitter grouping:

A selection of BAME (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic) sitters represented in the collection. See also the BAME artists group.

Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott

1953-
Labour politician; MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Sitter in 4 portraits
Iman

Iman

1955-
Model
Sitter in 1 portrait
Carlos Acosta

Carlos Acosta

1973-
Ballet dancer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Nicola Adams

Nicola Adams

1982-
Boxer; Olympian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Robert Adams

Robert Adams

1906-1965
Actor; wrestler; barrister; founder member of the League of Coloured Peoples
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ade Adepitan

Ade Adepitan

1973-
Television presenter and wheelchair basketball player; Paralympian and London 2012 Ambassador
Sitter in 1 portrait
Maggie Aderin-Pocock

Maggie Aderin-Pocock

1968-
Scientist and mechanical engineer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir David Adjaye

Sir David Adjaye

1966-
Architect
Sitter in 3 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Adam Afriyie

1965-
Conservative politician; MP for Windsor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Aga Khan III (Mohammed Shah)

Aga Khan III (Mohammed Shah)

1877-1957
Leader of the Ismailis and racehorse owner
Sitter in 20 portraits
Ira Aldridge

Ira Aldridge

1807-1867
Actor
Sitter in 4 portraits
Monica Ali

Monica Ali

1967-
Novelist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali

1942-2016
Boxer; heavyweight champion and Olympian
Sitter in 3 portraits
Tariq Ali

Tariq Ali

1943-
Student activist; writer and film producer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Prince Naseem

Prince Naseem

1974-
Boxer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Valerie Ann Amos, Baroness Amos of Brondesbury

Valerie Ann Amos, Baroness Amos of Brondesbury

1954-
Chief Executive of the Equal Opportunities Commission; Government Whip, House of Lords
Sitter in 2 portraits
Viv Anderson

Viv Anderson

1956-
Footballer and coach
Sitter in 1 portrait
Joan Armatrading

Joan Armatrading

1950-
Singer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Louis ('Satchmo') Armstrong

Louis ('Satchmo') Armstrong

1900-1971
Jazz musician
Sitter in 2 portraits
Winifred Atwell

Winifred Atwell

1914-1983
Pianist
Sitter in 5 portraits
Abdul Aziz

Abdul Aziz

1830-1876
Sultan of Turkey
Sitter associated with 7 portraits
Zeinab Mohammed-Khair Badawi

Zeinab Mohammed-Khair Badawi

1959-
Broadcaster and journalist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker

1906-1975
Dancer, singer and actress
Sitter in 2 portraits
James Baldwin

James Baldwin

1924-1987
Writer and critic
Sitter in 1 portrait
Shirley Bassey

Shirley Bassey

1937-
Singer
Sitter in 22 portraits
Camila Batmanghelidjh

Camila Batmanghelidjh

1963-
Psychotherapist; founder of Kids Company
Sitter in 3 portraits
Norman Beaton

Norman Beaton

1934-1994
Actor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Johnson Gideon Beharry

Johnson Gideon Beharry

1979-
Soldier; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 2 portraits
Harry Belafonte

Harry Belafonte

1927-
Singer and actor
Sitter in 36 portraits
Sanjeev Bhaskar

Sanjeev Bhaskar

1963-
Comedian and actor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Mancherjee Merwanjee Bhownaggree

Sir Mancherjee Merwanjee Bhownaggree

1851-1933
Lawyer and Conservative politician; MP for Bethnal Green North East
Sitter in 7 portraits
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

1928-1979
Prime Minister of Pakistan; lawyer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ozwald Boateng

Ozwald Boateng

1967-
Fashion designer
Sitter in 4 portraits
Paul Boateng

Paul Boateng

1951-
Labour politician; MP for Brent South
Sitter in 4 portraits
Frank Bowling

Frank Bowling

1936-
Artist
Sitter in 4 portraits
Mel B

Mel B

1975-
Singer; member of Spice Girls
Sitter in 3 portraits
Frank Bruno

Frank Bruno

1961-
Boxer
Sitter in 6 portraits
Darren Campbell

Darren Campbell

1973-
Sprinter; Olympian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell

1970-
Fashion model
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sol Campbell

Sol Campbell

1974-
Footballer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Paul Canoville

Paul Canoville

1962-
Footballer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jung Chang

Jung Chang

1952-
Writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Craig Charles

Craig Charles

1964-
Actor and presenter
Sitter in 1 portrait
Neneh Cherry

Neneh Cherry

1964-
Singer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jimmy Choo

Jimmy Choo

1948-
Shoe designer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Linford Christie

Linford Christie

1960-
Sprinter; Olympian
Sitter in 8 portraits
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

1875-1912
Composer
Sitter in 6 portraits
Learie Constantine

Learie Constantine

1901-1971
West Indian cricketer, lawyer and politician; High Commissioner for Trinidad
Sitter in 3 portraits
John Conteh

John Conteh

1951-
Boxer
Sitter in 4 portraits
Craig David

Craig David

1982-
Singer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sammy Davis Jr

Sammy Davis Jr

1925-1990
Actor and singer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Desmond Dekker

Desmond Dekker

1941-2006
Singer and songwriter
Sitter in 2 portraits
Jayaben Desai

Jayaben Desai

1933-2010
Leader of the strikers in the Grunwick dispute
Sitter in 1 portrait
Alesha Dixon

Alesha Dixon

1978-
Musician, dancer and broadcaster
Sitter in 1 portrait
Omid Djalili

Omid Djalili

1965-
Comedian, actor, producer and writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Maharaja Duleep Singh

Maharaja Duleep Singh

1838-1893
Maharaja of Lahore
Sitter in 6 portraits
Ms Dynamite

Ms Dynamite

1981-
Musician
Sitter in 2 portraits
Chiwetel Ejiofor

Chiwetel Ejiofor

1977-
Actor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Idris Elba

Idris Elba

1972-
Actor
Sitter in 2 portraits
Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington

1899-1974
Pianist and composer
Sitter in 5 portraits

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