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Robert Adam

Robert Adam

1728-1792
Architect
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Richard Arkwright

Sir Richard Arkwright

1732-1792
Engineer and inventor
Sitter in 2 portraits
Dame Margaret Mary Beckett (née Jackson)

Dame Margaret Mary Beckett (née Jackson)

1943-
Labour politician; Foreign Secretary and MP for Derby South and Lincoln
Sitter in 1 portrait
Edward Carpenter

Edward Carpenter

1844-1929
Writer on social subjects
Sitter in 8 portraits
Brian Clough

Brian Clough

1935-2004
Footballer and football manager
Sitter in 1 portrait
Graham Coxon

Graham Coxon

1969-
Guitarist; member of Blur
Sitter in 3 portraits
Edwina Currie

Edwina Currie

1946-
Politician; MP for South Derbyshire and writer
Sitter in 3 portraits
George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston

George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston

1859-1925
Politician, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, traveller and Viceroy of India
Sitter associated with 34 portraits
Erasmus Darwin

Erasmus Darwin

1731-1802
Physician and poet
Sitter in 8 portraits
Edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby

Edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby

1509-1572
Magnate
Sitter associated with 4 portraits
Georgiana Cavendish (née Spencer), Duchess of Devonshire

Georgiana Cavendish (née Spencer), Duchess of Devonshire

1757-1806
Beauty and leader of Whig society; first wife of 5th Duke of Devonshire
Sitter in 29 portraits
Elizabeth Christiana Cavendish (née Hervey), Duchess of Devonshire

Elizabeth Christiana Cavendish (née Hervey), Duchess of Devonshire

1757-1824
Society hostess and patron of the arts
Sitter associated with 5 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
George Eliot

George Eliot

1819-1880
Novelist
Sitter associated with 12 portraits
Arthur Henderson

Arthur Henderson

1863-1935
Politician, leader of the Labour Party, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and iron moulder
Sitter associated with 15 portraits
Thomas Hobbes

Thomas Hobbes

1588-1679
Social philosopher
Sitter associated with 21 portraits
Laura Knight

Laura Knight

1877-1970
Artist
Sitter in 33 portraits | Artist associated with 3 portraits
Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton

Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton

1831-1891
'Owen Meredith'; Poet; Viceroy of India
Sitter in 19 portraits
Dame Hilary Mantel

Dame Hilary Mantel

1952-
Novelist and critic
Sitter in 2 portraits
Mary, Queen of Scots

Mary, Queen of Scots

1542-1587
Reigned 1542-67
Sitter associated with 151 portraits
Sir Joseph Paxton

Sir Joseph Paxton

1803-1865
Gardener and architect
Sitter in 6 portraits
Gabrielle Ray

Gabrielle Ray

1883-1973
Actress and dancer
Sitter in 204 portraits
Bess of Hardwick

Bess of Hardwick

circa 1527-1608
Noblewoman; wife of 6th Earl of Shrewsbury
Sitter in 3 portraits
Edith Sitwell

Edith Sitwell

1887-1964
Poet
Sitter in 56 portraits
Sir Osbert Sitwell

Sir Osbert Sitwell

1892-1969
Writer
Sitter in 61 portraits
Sir Sacheverell Sitwell, 6th Bt

Sir Sacheverell Sitwell, 6th Bt

1897-1988
Poet and writer
Sitter in 19 portraits
Dennis Skinner

Dennis Skinner

1932-
Politician; MP for Bolsover
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir Barnes Neville Wallis

Sir Barnes Neville Wallis

1887-1979
Aeronautical designer and engineer
Sitter in 13 portraits
Dame Vivienne Westwood

Dame Vivienne Westwood

1941-
Fashion designer
Sitter in 17 portraits
Joseph Wright

Joseph Wright

1734-1797
Painter, known as 'Wright of Derby'
Sitter associated with 7 portraits | Artist associated with 19 portraits
Charles Thomas Abraham

Charles Thomas Abraham

1857-1945
Bishop Suffragan of Derby
Sitter in 1 portrait
Prince Alexander Obolensky

Prince Alexander Obolensky

1916-1940
Rugby player; son of Prince Serge Obolensky
Sitter in 8 portraits
Geoffrey Francis Allen

Geoffrey Francis Allen

1902-1982
Bishop of Derby and Bishop of Egypt
Sitter in 14 portraits
Anne Ker (née Stanley), Countess of Ancram

Anne Ker (née Stanley), Countess of Ancram

died 1657
Second wife of Robert Ker, Earl of Ancram; daughter of 6th Earl of Derby
Sitter in 2 portraits
Peter Arkwright

Peter Arkwright

1784-1866
Sheriff of Derbyshire
Sitter in 3 portraits
Lady Amelia-Anna-Sophia (née Stanley), Countess of Athol

Lady Amelia-Anna-Sophia (née Stanley), Countess of Athol

Wife of 2nd Earl and 1st Marquis of Athol; daughter of 7th Earl of Derby
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Joseph Priestman Atkinson

1841-1923
Punch cartoonist; used pseudonym Dumb Crambo Jr
Artist associated with 1 portrait
John Balguy

John Balguy

circa 1752-1833
of Darwent Hall and Duffield, Recorder of Derby
Sitter in 1 portrait
Anna Maria Heywood (née Denman), Lady Barlow

Anna Maria Heywood (née Denman), Lady Barlow

1873-1965
Liberal politician and welfare reformer; wife of Sir John Emmott Barlow; sister of 3rd Baron Denman
Sitter in 3 portraits
Thomas Bayley

Thomas Bayley

1846-1906
Politician; MP for Chesterfield
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir George Benson

Sir George Benson

1889-1973
Politician; MP for Chesterfield
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Barrowclough Wright Bentley

circa 1829-1886
Photographer
Artist associated with 4 portraits
Bertram Vivian Bowden, Baron Bowden of Chesterfield

Bertram Vivian Bowden, Baron Bowden of Chesterfield

1910-1989
Engineer and politician
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Cyril William Johnston Bowles

1916-1999
Bishop of Derby and member of the House of Lords
Sitter in 4 portraits
Campbell Burnap

Campbell Burnap

1939-2008
Jazz trombonist, bandleader, broadcaster and historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jedidiah Buxton

Jedidiah Buxton

1707-1772
Illiterate calculating genius
Sitter in 2 portraits
Lord George Henry Cavendish

Lord George Henry Cavendish

1810-1880
Politician; MP for North Derbyshire
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Cavendish

William Cavendish

1783-1812
Politician; MP for Aylesbury and Derby; father of William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire
Sitter in 2 portraits
Edward Sacheverell Chandos-Pole

Edward Sacheverell Chandos-Pole

1792-1863
Sheriff of Derbyshire
Sitter in 1 portrait
Katherine Stanhope (née Wotton), Countess of Chesterfield

Katherine Stanhope (née Wotton), Countess of Chesterfield

baptised 1609-1667
Courtier
Sitter associated with 5 portraits
Elizabeth Stanhope (née Butler), Countess of Chesterfield

Elizabeth Stanhope (née Butler), Countess of Chesterfield

1640-1665
Second wife of 2nd Earl of Chesterfield
Sitter associated with 8 portraits
Philip Stanhope, 5th Earl of Chesterfield

Philip Stanhope, 5th Earl of Chesterfield

1755-1815
Privy councillor
Sitter associated with 4 portraits
Anne Stanhope (née Thistlethwaite), Countess of Chesterfield

Anne Stanhope (née Thistlethwaite), Countess of Chesterfield

1759-1798
First wife of 5th Earl of Chesterfield
Sitter in 2 portraits
George Philip Cecil Arthur Stanhope, 7th Earl of Chesterfield

George Philip Cecil Arthur Stanhope, 7th Earl of Chesterfield

1831-1871
Soldier, cricketer and Conservative politician; MP for Nottingham South
Sitter in 2 portraits
Enid Edith Scudamore-Stanhope (née Wilson), Countess of Chesterfield

Enid Edith Scudamore-Stanhope (née Wilson), Countess of Chesterfield

1878-1957
Wife of 10th Earl of Chesterfield
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Smith Clarke

John Smith Clarke

1885-1959
Politician; Trustee of National Portrait Gallery
Sitter in 2 portraits
Edward Sacheverell D'Ewes Coke

Edward Sacheverell D'Ewes Coke

1872-1941
Brigadier-General
Sitter in 1 portrait