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Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold

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

Melvyn Bragg

1939-
Writer and broadcaster
Sitter in 4 portraits
Rosalind Frances (née Stanley), Countess of Carlisle

Rosalind Frances (née Stanley), Countess of Carlisle

1845-1921
Promoter of women's political rights and of temperance reform; wife of 9th Earl of Carlisle; daughter of 2nd Baron Stanley of Alderley
Sitter in 5 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
Stan Laurel (né Arthur Stanley Jefferson)

Stan Laurel (né Arthur Stanley Jefferson)

1890-1965
Comedian
Sitter in 1 portrait
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
Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter

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

Arthur 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
Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

1809-1892
Poet Laureate
Sitter in 96 portraits
William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray

1811-1863
Novelist
Sitter in 42 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
J.M.W. Turner

J.M.W. 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
Sir James Anderson

Sir James Anderson

1824-1893
Telegraphic engineer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Matthias Attwood

Matthias Attwood

1779-1851
Banker and Conservative politician; MP for Whitehaven
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

W. Baldry

Photographer and bookseller
Artist associated with 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

J. Banks

Photographer
Artist of 1 portrait
John Wareing Bardsley

John Wareing Bardsley

1835-1904
Bishop of Carlisle
Sitter in 5 portraits
Dorothea Beale

Dorothea Beale

1831-1906
Principal of Cheltenham Ladies' College
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir John Beckett, 2nd Bt

Sir John Beckett, 2nd Bt

1775-1847
Lawyer and Conservative politician; MP for Cockermouth, Haslemere and Leeds
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Rushton Black, Baron Black of Barrow in Furness

William Rushton Black, Baron Black of Barrow in Furness

1893-1984
Managing Director of Associated Commercial Vehicles Ltd
Sitter in 3 portraits
Thomas Bloomer

Thomas Bloomer

1894-1984
Bishop of Carlisle
Sitter in 10 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Moses Bowness

1834-1894
Photographer
Artist associated with 4 portraits
Jane Braddyll (née Gale)

Jane Braddyll (née Gale)

died 1819
Wife of Wilson Gale Braddyll of Conishead Priory
Sitter in 2 portraits
David Bratby

David Bratby

1955-
Sitter in 2 portraits
Henry Charles Brougham, 3rd Baron Brougham and Vaux

Henry Charles Brougham, 3rd Baron Brougham and Vaux

1836-1927
Landowner and civil servant
Sitter in 1 portrait
Timothy Brown

Timothy Brown

1743 or 1744-1820
Banker and brewer; father of Sarah, Mrs Edward Vernon Utterson
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

T. Brown

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

Sydney Cyril Bulley

1907-1989
Bishop of Carlisle
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

D. Butt

Photographer
Artist of 1 portrait
Dale Norman Campbell-Savours, Baron Campbell-Savours

Dale Norman Campbell-Savours, Baron Campbell-Savours

1943-
Politician; MP for Workington
Sitter in 1 portrait
James Hay, 1st Earl of Carlisle

James Hay, 1st Earl of Carlisle

circa 1580-1636
Courtier; favourite of James I and Charles I
Sitter in 5 portraits
Lucy Hay (née Percy), Countess of Carlisle

Lucy Hay (née Percy), Countess of Carlisle

1599-1660
Courtier and beauty; second wife of 1st Earl of Carlisle
Sitter associated with 12 portraits
Anne Howard (née Capel), Countess of Carlisle

Anne Howard (née Capel), Countess of Carlisle

circa 1675-1752
Wife of 3rd Earl of Carlisle
Sitter in 1 portrait
Margaret Caroline (née Leveson-Gower), Countess of Carlisle

Margaret Caroline (née Leveson-Gower), Countess of Carlisle

1753-1824
Wife of 5th Earl of Carlisle; daughter of 1st Marquess of Stafford
Sitter in 3 portraits
Georgiana Dorothy (née Cavendish), Countess of Carlisle

Georgiana Dorothy (née Cavendish), Countess of Carlisle

1783-1858
Wife of 6th Earl of Carlisle; daughter of 5th Duke of Devonshire
Sitter in 3 portraits
Hon. Ela Hilda Aline (née Beaumont), Countess of Carlisle

Hon. Ela Hilda Aline (née Beaumont), Countess of Carlisle

1925-2002
Chatelaine of Naworth; daughter of 2nd Viscount Allendale; wife of 12th Earl of Carlisle
Sitter in 3 portraits
Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Carlisle

Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Carlisle

1628-1685
Army officer and politician
Sitter associated with 6 portraits
Henry Howard, 4th Earl of Carlisle

Henry Howard, 4th Earl of Carlisle

1684-1758
Politician; MP for Morpeth
Sitter in 1 portrait
Frederick Howard, 5th Earl of Carlisle

Frederick Howard, 5th Earl of Carlisle

1748-1825
Politician and diplomat
Sitter associated with 26 portraits
George Howard, 6th Earl of Carlisle

George Howard, 6th Earl of Carlisle

1773-1848
Politician; Lord Privy Seal
Sitter associated with 5 portraits
George James Howard, 9th Earl of Carlisle

George James Howard, 9th Earl of Carlisle

1843-1911
Artist, politician and trustee of the National Gallery
Sitter in 9 portraits | Artist of 3 portraits
Charles James Stanley Howard, 10th Earl of Carlisle

Charles James Stanley Howard, 10th Earl of Carlisle

1867-1912
Captain in the Second Boer War and politician; MP for Birmingham South
Sitter associated with 6 portraits
Charles James Ruthven Howard, 12th Earl of Carlisle

Charles James Ruthven Howard, 12th Earl of Carlisle

1923-1994
Lieutenant
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Frederick Chance

Sir Frederick Chance

1852-1932
Politician; MP for Carlisle
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir Robert Christopher Chance

Sir Robert Christopher Chance

1883-1960
Textile manufacturer and High Sheriff of Cumberland
Sitter in 3 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Katharine Campbell Chorley (née Hopkinson), Lady Chorley

died 1986
Author; wife of 1st Baron Chorley
Sitter in 2 portraits