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Car industry sitters


45 People in group

Herbert Austin, Baron Austin

Herbert Austin, Baron Austin

1866-1941
Motor manufacturer and philanthropist
Sitter in 3 portraits
Frederic Stanley Bennett

Frederic Stanley Bennett

1874-1958
Engineer and pioneer motorist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Colin Chapman

Colin Chapman

1928-1982
Engineer; founder of Lotus Cars
Sitter in 2 portraits
Jules-Albert de Dion

Jules-Albert de Dion

1856-1946
Pioneer of the French automobile industry
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Walter Gibbons

Sir Walter Gibbons

1871-1933
Engineer; founder of the Automobile Association
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Alec Issigonis

Sir Alec Issigonis

1906-1988
Engineer
Sitter in 4 portraits
Edward Douglas-Scott-Montagu, 3rd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu

Edward Douglas-Scott-Montagu, 3rd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu

1926-2015
Motor car collector, historian and landowner
Sitter in 35 portraits
Sir (Frederick) Henry Royce, 1st Bt

Sir (Frederick) Henry Royce, 1st Bt

1863-1933
Engineer and motor car designer
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

John Norman Romney Barber

1919-2004
Motor industry executive
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Charles John Bartlett

Sir Charles John Bartlett

1889-1955
Managing Director of Vauxhall Motors Ltd
Sitter in 10 portraits
Walter Owen Bentley

Walter Owen Bentley

1888-1971
Designer and racer of motor cars
Sitter in 2 portraits
William John Bosworth

William John Bosworth

1858-1923
Soldier; Founder of the Military College, Roehampton, and the Automobile Association
Sitter in 1 portrait
Hugo Massac Buist

Hugo Massac Buist

1878-1966
Aviation and motoring pioneer and publicist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Stenson Cooke

Sir Stenson Cooke

1874-1942
Motorist; secretary, The Automobile Association and fencer; Olympian
Sitter in 44 portraits
Sir (Harold) Stanford Cooper

Sir (Harold) Stanford Cooper

1889-1976
Vice-Chairman of Ford Motor Company
Sitter in 4 portraits
Edward Herbert Cozens-Hardy, 3rd Baron Cozens-Hardy

Edward Herbert Cozens-Hardy, 3rd Baron Cozens-Hardy

1873-1956
Vice-President of Royal Automobile Club
Sitter in 7 portraits
Sir John Thomas Davies

Sir John Thomas Davies

1881-1938
Private Secretary to Lloyd George; Director of Ford Motor Company
Sitter in 1 portrait
Bernard C. Day

Bernard C. Day

1884-1934
Motor engineer and member of British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913
Sitter in 1 portrait
Selwyn Francis Edge

Selwyn Francis Edge

1868-1940
Motor car entrepreneur and racing driver
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir Charles Ernest Hain Friswell

Sir Charles Ernest Hain Friswell

1871-1926
Motor car distributor and manufacturer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sydney Emile Garcke

Sydney Emile Garcke

1885-1948
Motor transport pioneer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Hugh Mead Goody

Hugh Mead Goody

1896-1986
Director of Dee Motor Company
Sitter in 4 portraits
Henry Selby Hele-Shaw

Henry Selby Hele-Shaw

1854-1941
Mechanical and automobile engineer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Patrick Hennessy

Sir Patrick Hennessy

1898-1981
Motor vehicle manufacturer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Walter Frank Higgs

Walter Frank Higgs

1886-1961
Founder and formerly Chairman of Higgs Motors, Ltd
Sitter associated with 5 portraits
Francis Richard Henry Penn Curzon, 5th Earl Howe

Francis Richard Henry Penn Curzon, 5th Earl Howe

1884-1964
Politician, naval officer and motor racing driver and promotor
Sitter in 17 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Kenneth Linden Kelly

1913-1985
Secretary General of the Automobile Association
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Sir William Malesbury Letts

1873-1957
Pioneer of the British Motor Trade and Co-Founder of the Automobile Association
Sitter in 2 portraits
John Walter Edward Douglas-Scott-Montagu, 2nd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu

John Walter Edward Douglas-Scott-Montagu, 2nd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu

1866-1929
Pioneer of motoring
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir Julian Walter Orde

Sir Julian Walter Orde

1861-1929
Chairman and Secretary of the Royal Automobile Club
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Sir (James) Reginald Pearson

1897-1984
Deputy Chairman of Vauxhall Motors Ltd
Sitter in 1 portrait
Percival Lea Dewhurst Perry, 1st Baron Perry

Percival Lea Dewhurst Perry, 1st Baron Perry

1878-1956
Director of Ford Motor Company Limited
Sitter in 3 portraits
Hon. Charles Stewart Rolls

Hon. Charles Stewart Rolls

1877-1910
Car manufacturer, aviator and Managing Director of Rolls-Royce
Sitter in 8 portraits
William Edward Rootes, 1st Baron Rootes

William Edward Rootes, 1st Baron Rootes

1894-1964
British Motor Car Manufacturer
Sitter in 7 portraits
John Francis Stanley Russell, 2nd Baron Russell

John Francis Stanley Russell, 2nd Baron Russell

1865-1931
Politician and motorist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Edward Shrapnell Shrapnell-Smith

Edward Shrapnell Shrapnell-Smith

1875-1952
Motor transport pioneer
Sitter in 7 portraits
Sir Mortimer Singer

Sir Mortimer Singer

1863-1929
Pioneer in cycling, motoring and flying; son of inventor of Singer sewing machine
Sitter in 1 portrait
Donald Gresham Stokes, Baron Stokes

Donald Gresham Stokes, Baron Stokes

1914-2008
Industrialist and Head of British Leyland Motor Corporation Ltd
Sitter in 2 portraits
David William Anthony Blythe MacPherson, 2nd Baron Strathcarron

David William Anthony Blythe MacPherson, 2nd Baron Strathcarron

1924-2006
Company director and motoring writer
Sitter associated with 9 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Sir William Swallow

1905-1997
Chairman of Vauxhall Motors
Sitter in 2 portraits
William Miles Webster Thomas, Baron Thomas

William Miles Webster Thomas, Baron Thomas

1897-1980
Director of Morris Motors Ltd. and Wolseley Motors Ltd
Sitter in 15 portraits
Sir John Edward Thornycroft

Sir John Edward Thornycroft

1872-1960
Marine and motor engineer; Vice-President of the Royal Institute Naval Architects
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sam Toy

Sam Toy

1923-2008
Businessman; Chairman and Managing Director of the Ford Motor Co in Britain (1980 to 1986)
Sitter in 1 portrait
Charles Anthony Vandervell

Charles Anthony Vandervell

1870-1955
Pioneer of electrical equipment in motor cars
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

(Roy) Lawrence Vaniman

Engineer and Director of Chrysler Motors Ltd and Dodge Brothers (Britain) Ltd
Sitter in 1 portrait