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Abdul Hamid II, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire

Abdul Hamid II, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire

1842-1918
Reigned 1876-1909
Sitter in 5 portraits
Abdülmecid I, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire

Abdülmecid I, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire

1823-1861
Reigned 1839-61
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Robert Adair

Sir Robert Adair

1763-1855
Diplomat
Sitter associated with 7 portraits
No individual image available for this person

William Aikman

1682-1731
Portrait painter
Artist associated with 29 portraits
Sir John William Alcock

Sir John William Alcock

1892-1919
Aviator and RAF Captain; pilot of the first non-stop flight across the Atlantic
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Alder

John Alder

active early 18th century
Turkish Prisoner in the Fleet 127
Sitter in 1 portrait
James Edward Alexander

James Edward Alexander

1803-1885
Soldier and author
Sitter in 1 portrait
Odo William Leopold Russell, 1st Baron Ampthill

Odo William Leopold Russell, 1st Baron Ampthill

1829-1884
Diplomat
Sitter in 6 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Tevfic Rustu Aras

1883-1972
Turkish ambassador to London
Sitter in 10 portraits
John Gardiner Austin

John Gardiner Austin

1871-1956
Brigadier-General
Sitter in 2 portraits
Cleopatra Avierino (née Ralli)

Cleopatra Avierino (née Ralli)

1843-1891
Wife of Alexander Nicolas Avierino; daughter of Antonio Michael Ralli
Sitter in 1 portrait
Abdul Aziz

Abdul Aziz

1830-1876
Sultan of Turkey
Sitter associated with 7 portraits
Baker Pasha (Valentine Baker)

Baker Pasha (Valentine Baker)

1827-1887
Army officer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Charles James Prior Ball

Charles James Prior Ball

1893-1973
Major
Sitter associated with 1 portrait
Taner Baybars

Taner Baybars

1936-2010
Poet
Sitter in 1 portrait
George Steward Beatson

George Steward Beatson

1814-1874
Surgeon-General
Sitter in 1 portrait
Gertrude Bell

Gertrude Bell

1868-1926
Traveller, spy and archaeologist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Princess Dürrühsehvar, Princess of Berar

Princess Dürrühsehvar, Princess of Berar

1914-2006
Wife of Prince of Berar; daughter of Caliph Abdulmecid Khan II of Turkey
Sitter in 3 portraits
John Henry Mary Biermans

John Henry Mary Biermans

1871-1941
Titular Bishop of Gargara; Vicar Apostolic of the Upper Nile
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir (Reginald) James Bowker

Sir (Reginald) James Bowker

1901-1983
Diplomat
Sitter in 3 portraits
William Burges

William Burges

1827-1881
Architect and designer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir John Fox Burgoyne, 1st Bt

Sir John Fox Burgoyne, 1st Bt

1782-1871
Military engineer
Sitter in 9 portraits
Sir Bernard Alexander Brocas Burrows

Sir Bernard Alexander Brocas Burrows

1910-2002
Diplomat
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Alexander George Montagu Cadogan

Sir Alexander George Montagu Cadogan

1884-1968
Diplomat
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir John Campbell, Bt

Sir John Campbell, Bt

1807-1855
Soldier
Sitter in 1 portrait
Arthur Nicolson, 1st Baron Carnock

Arthur Nicolson, 1st Baron Carnock

1849-1928
Diplomat
Sitter in 1 portrait
Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick

Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick

1768-1821
Queen of George IV
Sitter in 101 portraits
Hussein Chalayan

Hussein Chalayan

1970-
Fashion designer
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Sir Noel Hughes Havelock Charles

1891-1975
Diplomat; Ambassador to Turkey and Ambassador to Brazil
Sitter in 2 portraits
Elizabeth Millicent ('Sally') Chilver

Elizabeth Millicent ('Sally') Chilver

1914-2014
Political scientist and anthropologist
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir (Mary) Valentine Ignatius Chirol

Sir (Mary) Valentine Ignatius Chirol

1852-1929
Traveller, journalist and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir George Russell Clerk

Sir George Russell Clerk

1874-1951
Clerk in Foreign Office; First Minister Czechoslovakia Republic; British Ambassador in Turkey
Sitter in 5 portraits
Constantine I ('The Great')

Constantine I ('The Great')

272 or 273-337
Roman Emperor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Elizabeth Craven (née Berkeley), Margravine of Brandenburg-Ansbach

Elizabeth Craven (née Berkeley), Margravine of Brandenburg-Ansbach

1750-1828
Dramatist; author; traveller
Sitter in 5 portraits
William Joseph Crisham

William Joseph Crisham

1906-1987
Air Vice-Marshal
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Joseph Crisham

William Joseph Crisham

1906-1987
Air Vice-Marshal
Sitter in 1 portrait
Philip Henry Wodehouse Currie

Philip Henry Wodehouse Currie

1834-1906
Diplomat
Sitter in 1 portrait
Rigep Dandulo

Rigep Dandulo

baptised circa 1658
Turkish convert
Sitter in 1 portrait
Mary (née Nisbet), Countess of Elgin

Mary (née Nisbet), Countess of Elgin

1778-1855
Former wife of 7th Earl of Elgin, and later wife of Robert Ferguson of Raith
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Charles Norton Edgcumbe Eliot

Sir Charles Norton Edgcumbe Eliot

1862-1931
Diplomat, orientalist and university administrator
Sitter in 7 portraits
Grace Ellison

Grace Ellison

died 1935
Journalist and suffragette
Sitter in 1 portrait
Rüstü Erdelhun

Rüstü Erdelhun

1894-1983
Head of the Turkish military's General Staff
Sitter in 5 portraits
Emel Esin (née Ferit Tek)

Emel Esin (née Ferit Tek)

1914-1987
Art historian and scholar of Turkish-Islamic culture
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Augustus Fawkener

William Augustus Fawkener

circa 1750-1811
Diplomat
Sitter associated with 1 portrait
John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher

John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher

1841-1920
Admiral
Sitter in 17 portraits
(John) Paul Wellington Furse

(John) Paul Wellington Furse

1904-1978
Rear-Admiral
Sitter in 2 portraits
Prince George William Frederick Charles, 2nd Duke of Cambridge

Prince George William Frederick Charles, 2nd Duke of Cambridge

1819-1904
Army officer
Sitter associated with 50 portraits
Sir (William) Edward Goschen, 1st Bt

Sir (William) Edward Goschen, 1st Bt

1847-1924
Diplomat
Sitter in 6 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Kasim Gülek (Gulek)

1905-1996
Politician, Secretary General of the Republican People's Party (Turkey)
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Robert Henry Hadow

Sir Robert Henry Hadow

1895-1963
Diplomat
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Reverend Hanlon

1862-1937
Bishop of Teos
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Arthur Henry Hardinge

Sir Arthur Henry Hardinge

1859-1933
Diplomat
Sitter in 12 portraits
Sir (Alexander) Knox Helm

Sir (Alexander) Knox Helm

1893-1964
British ambassador to Turkey
Sitter in 5 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Alexander Lamont Henderson

1838-1907
Photographer
Artist associated with 2 portraits
Smaragda Heriot (née Musurus)

Smaragda Heriot (née Musurus)

1852-1933
Wife of Warner Heriot; daughter of Constantine Musurus
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Basil Alexander Hill

Sir Basil Alexander Hill

1880-1960
Army officer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Reginald Hoare

Reginald Hoare

1865-1947
Brigadier-General
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Reginald Hervey Hoare

Sir Reginald Hervey Hoare

1882-1954
Banker and diplomat to Tehran, Bucharest, Turkey, Rome, Cairo, Peking (Beijing), and Petrograd
Sitter associated with 2 portraits

Visit From Your Armchair

Self-portrait as My Father from the series Encounter  by Silvia Rosi © Silvia Rosi

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize

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Hold Still

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Margaret Thatcher by Spitting Images Productions Ltd painted plastic, 1985

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David Hockney: Drawing from Life

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