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259 people matching these criteria:

- place 'Scotland'

King Achaius of Scotland

King Achaius of Scotland

died 819
Reigned 787-819
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Elizabeth (née Brydone), Lady Adam

died 1871
Wife of Sir Charles Adam; daughter of Patrick Brydone
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Emily Eliza Adam (née Wyllie)

1838-1906
Wife of William Patrick Adam; daughter of Sir William Wyllie
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Adam

William Adam

1751-1839
Barrister, politician and judge
Sitter associated with 6 portraits
Alexander Alexander

Alexander Alexander

active 1830
Scottish traveller
Sitter in 2 portraits
Arthur Acland Allen

Arthur Acland Allen

1868-1939
Politician; MP for Christchurch and Dunbartonshire
Sitter in 2 portraits
John Allen

John Allen

1771-1843
Historian and resident physician at Holland House
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir George Anderson

Sir George Anderson

1845-1923
Treasurer, Bank of Scotland
Sitter in 8 portraits
Henry Torrens Anstruther

Henry Torrens Anstruther

1860-1926
Politician; MP for St Andrews
Sitter in 11 portraits
Sir William Forbes Arbuckle

Sir William Forbes Arbuckle

1902-1966
Secretary of Scottish Education Department
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Ogilvy Arbuthnott, 14th Viscount Arbuthnott

John Ogilvy Arbuthnott, 14th Viscount Arbuthnott

1882-1960
Lord Lieutenant of Kincardineshire
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Ronald Nathan Arnold

1908-1963
Engineer and Professor
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

George Iain Murray, 10th Duke of Atholl

1931-1996
Landowner; Scottish peer
Sitter in 2 portraits
James Aytoun

James Aytoun

1830-1889
Major, 7th Hussars
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Babington

William Babington

1826-1913
Landowner and Lieutenant-Colonel, 7th Hussars
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Jean Lily West Roundel (née Cooke-Yarborough), Countess of Balfour

1900-1981
Artist and writer; wife of 3rd Earl of Balfour
Sitter in 9 portraits
Jane Dickson Ballantyne (née Grant)

Jane Dickson Ballantyne (née Grant)

1845-1924
Wife of Robert Michael Ballantyne; daughter of William Grant
Sitter in 1 portrait
James Barr

James Barr

1924-2006
Semitic scholar
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir John Nicholson Barran, 2nd Bt

Sir John Nicholson Barran, 2nd Bt

1872-1952
Politician; MP for Hawick Burghs
Sitter in 9 portraits
Hugh Thom Barrie

Hugh Thom Barrie

1860-1922
Politician; MP for North Londonderry
Sitter in 1 portrait

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