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Julia Margaret Cameron

Julia Margaret Cameron

1815-1879
Pioneer photographer
Sitter in 8 portraits | Artist associated with 114 portraits
(Edwin) Maxwell Fry

(Edwin) Maxwell Fry

1899-1987
Architect, painter and writer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir (Philip) Christopher Ondaatje

Sir (Philip) Christopher Ondaatje

1933-
Financier, writer, philanthropist and patron of the arts
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Sidney Solomon Abrahams

Sir Sidney Solomon Abrahams

1885-1957
Colonial judicial administrator and long jumper; Olympian
Sitter in 12 portraits
Sir Maurice Henry Adams

Sir Maurice Henry Adams

1908-1992
Surgeon Major and Rear-Admiral
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Thomas Martland Ainscough

Sir Thomas Martland Ainscough

1886-1976
Colonial administrator
Sitter in 3 portraits
Archibald Alexander

Archibald Alexander

1812-1883
Army surgeon and Deputy Inspector-General of Hospitals for Scotland
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir John Anderson

Sir John Anderson

1858-1918
Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Ceylon
Sitter in 2 portraits
Alexander Dherma Rama Apotantreygay

Alexander Dherma Rama Apotantreygay

born circa 1792
Sri Lankan Buddhist priest, baptised by Adam Clarke
Sitter in 1 portrait
M.I.A (Mathangi ('Maya') Arulpragasam)

M.I.A (Mathangi ('Maya') Arulpragasam)

1975-
Singer and artist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Baker Pasha (Valentine Baker)

Baker Pasha (Valentine Baker)

1827-1887
Army officer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sirimavo Ratwatte Dias Bandaranaike

Sirimavo Ratwatte Dias Bandaranaike

1916-2000
Sri Lankan Politician; first woman to be elected Prime Minister in the world
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Solomon Dias Abeywickrama Jayetilleke Senewiratne Rajakumarun Kadukeralu Bandaranaike

Sir Solomon Dias Abeywickrama Jayetilleke Senewiratne Rajakumarun Kadukeralu Bandaranaike

1862-1946
Justice of the Peace for Ceylon
Sitter in 18 portraits
Sir William Denis Battershill

Sir William Denis Battershill

1896-1959
Colonial administrator
Sitter in 2 portraits
George Steward Beatson

George Steward Beatson

1814-1874
Surgeon-General
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Anton Bertram

Sir Anton Bertram

1869-1937
Chief Justice of Ceylon
Sitter in 1 portrait
Robert James Blackham

Robert James Blackham

1868-1951
Army physician and Major-General; Assistant Commissioner of the St. John's Ambulance Brigade
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Hilary Rudolph Robert Blood

Sir Hilary Rudolph Robert Blood

1893-1967
Colonial administrator
Sitter in 11 portraits
Sir Bernard Henry Bourdillon

Sir Bernard Henry Bourdillon

1883-1948
Colonial governor
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir Andrew Caldecott

Sir Andrew Caldecott

1884-1951
Colonial Governor of Ceylon and Hong Kong
Sitter in 12 portraits
Sir Colin Campbell

Sir Colin Campbell

1776-1847
Army officer and colonial governor
Sitter in 4 portraits
Mark Rodolph Carpenter-Garnier

Mark Rodolph Carpenter-Garnier

1881-1969
Bishop of Colombo
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Sarath Chandrajeewa

1955-
Sculptor
Artist of 1 portrait
James Chapman

James Chapman

1799-1879
Anglican Bishop of Colombo, Sri Lanka
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir (Peter) Alexander Clutterbuck

Sir (Peter) Alexander Clutterbuck

1897-1975
Diplomat
Sitter in 3 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Sir (George) Claude Stanley Corea

1894-1962
Ambassador of Ceylon in the USA
Sitter in 2 portraits
(Hiyanirindu) Lakdasa Jacob de Mel

(Hiyanirindu) Lakdasa Jacob de Mel

1902-1976
Bishop of Kurunegala and Bishop of Calcutta
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Sheila Dodanwela

Wife of Marsh Dodanwela; daughter of Sir Oliver Goonetilleke
Sitter in 2 portraits
Dame Jane Beverly Drew

Dame Jane Beverly Drew

1911-1996
Architect
Sitter in 4 portraits
Donald Stuart Leslie Friend

Donald Stuart Leslie Friend

1915-1989
Artist and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir William Duff Gibbon

Sir William Duff Gibbon

1837-1919
Senior planter of Ceylon
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Oliver Ernest Goonetilleke

Sir Oliver Ernest Goonetilleke

1892-1978
Governor-General of Ceylon
Sitter in 7 portraits
Constance Frederica Gordon-Cumming

Constance Frederica Gordon-Cumming

1837-1924
Travel writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Archibald Rollo Graham-Campbell

Archibald Rollo Graham-Campbell

1903-1978
Bishop of Colombo
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Albert Gray

Sir Albert Gray

1850-1928
Barrister and civil servant in Ceylon; brother of Effie Millais
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir William Henry Gregory

Sir William Henry Gregory

1817-1892
Anglo-Irish writer and politician, and Governor of Ceylon; husband of Lady Gregory, the writer and folklorist
Sitter in 5 portraits
Henry George Grey, 3rd Earl Grey

Henry George Grey, 3rd Earl Grey

1802-1894
Secretary for the Colonies
Sitter associated with 36 portraits
Frederick North, 5th Earl of Guilford

Frederick North, 5th Earl of Guilford

1766-1827
Politician and Governor of Ceylon
Sitter associated with 6 portraits
Romesh Gunesekera

Romesh Gunesekera

1954-
Author
Sitter in 1 portrait
Wimala Dhamma Hewavitarne

Wimala Dhamma Hewavitarne

Publisher; son of Charles Alwis Hewavitharana
Sitter in 1 portrait