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- place 'Cumbria'

Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold

1822-1888
Poet, writer and inspector of schools
Sitter in 18 portraits
Melvyn Bragg, Baron Bragg

Melvyn Bragg, Baron Bragg

1939-
Writer and broadcaster
Sitter in 4 portraits
John Constable

John Constable

1776-1837
Landscape painter
Sitter in 6 portraits | Artist associated with 6 portraits
John Dalton

John Dalton

1766-1844
Chemist and natural philosopher
Sitter in 15 portraits
Trevor Leighton

Trevor Leighton

1957-
Photographer
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist associated with 249 portraits
John Stuart Mill

John Stuart Mill

1806-1873
Social philosopher, economist and advocate of women's rights
Sitter in 20 portraits
Ben Nicholson

Ben Nicholson

1894-1982
Artist; son of Sir William Nicholson
Sitter in 6 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
(Helen) Beatrix Potter (later Heelis)

(Helen) Beatrix Potter (later Heelis)

1866-1943
Children's writer and book illustrator
Sitter in 6 portraits
Arthur Michell Ransome

Arthur Michell Ransome

1884-1967
Journalist and author
Sitter in 15 portraits
George Romney

George Romney

1734-1802
Portrait painter
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist associated with 162 portraits
John Ruskin

John Ruskin

1819-1900
Writer, artist and social reformer
Sitter associated with 82 portraits
Robert Southey

Robert Southey

1774-1843
Poet Laureate
Sitter in 18 portraits
William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray

1811-1863
Novelist
Sitter in 44 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
Joseph Mallord William Turner

Joseph Mallord William Turner

1775-1851
Landscape painter
Sitter associated with 43 portraits | Artist associated with 4 portraits
William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth

1770-1850
Poet Laureate
Sitter in 23 portraits
No individual image available for this person

George Perry Abraham

1844-1923
Photographer
Artist of 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

George Perry Abraham Ltd

active 1900s
Photographers
Artist of 1 portrait
Sir Robert Adair

Sir Robert Adair

1763-1855
Diplomat
Sitter associated with 7 portraits
Henry Aglionby Aglionby

Henry Aglionby Aglionby

1790-1854
Barrister and politician: MP for Cockermouth
Sitter in 1 portrait