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Samuel Goodbehere (Godbehere)

Samuel Goodbehere (Godbehere)

1755-1818
Needlemaker and Alderman of City of London
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Carl Douglas Aarvold

Sir Carl Douglas Aarvold

1907-1991
Judge and Recorder of London
Sitter in 3 portraits
Michael Abbensetts

Michael Abbensetts

1938-2016
Playwright and television screenwriter
Sitter in 1 portrait
Dame Elsie Myrtle Abbot

Dame Elsie Myrtle Abbot

1907-1983
Third Secretary, HM Treasury
Sitter in 1 portrait
Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott

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

Eric Symes Abbott

1906-1983
Dean of Westminster
Sitter in 4 portraits
Lemuel Francis Abbott

Lemuel Francis Abbott

circa 1760-1802
Portrait painter
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist associated with 77 portraits
Arthur William à Beckett

Arthur William à Beckett

1844-1909
Humorist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Frederick Augustus Abel, 1st Bt

Sir Frederick Augustus Abel, 1st Bt

1827-1902
Chemist and explosives expert
Sitter in 8 portraits
William Abell

William Abell

1584-circa 1655
English vintner; Alderman of London
Sitter in 5 portraits
Morys George Lyndhurst Bruce, 4th Baron Aberdare

Morys George Lyndhurst Bruce, 4th Baron Aberdare

1919-2005
Deputy Speaker of the House of Lords
Sitter in 1 portrait
George Abrahams

George Abrahams

circa 1800-1867
Pastor of Providence Chapel, City Road, London
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Mark Alexander Abrams (Max Alexander Abramowitz)

1906-1994
Social scientist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Frederick Christian Accum

Frederick Christian Accum

1769-1838
Chemist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Rodney Ackland

Rodney Ackland

1908-1991
Actor and playwright
Sitter in 16 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Sir Cuthbert Lowell Ackroyd, 1st Bt

1892-1973
Lord Mayor of London
Sitter in 4 portraits
Lawford Maclean Acland

Lawford Maclean Acland

1852?-1932
Civil engineer; son of Lawford Acland
Sitter in 2 portraits
Carlos Acosta

Carlos Acosta

1973-
Ballet dancer
Sitter in 1 portrait
James Adair

James Adair

died 1798
Recorder of London, Chief Justice of Chester, politician and King's Sergeant
Sitter in 3 portraits

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