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- place 'Greater Manchester'

Sir John William Alcock

Sir John William Alcock

1892-1919
Aviator and RAF Captain; pilot of the first non-stop flight across the Atlantic
Sitter in 1 portrait
Monica Ali

Monica Ali

1967-
Novelist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Viv Anderson

Viv Anderson

1956-
Footballer and coach
Sitter in 1 portrait
Richard Ashcroft

Richard Ashcroft

1971-
Musician; singer and guitarist for The Verve
Sitter in 1 portrait
Zeinab Mohammed-Khair Badawi

Zeinab Mohammed-Khair Badawi

1959-
Broadcaster and journalist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Joan Bakewell

Joan Bakewell

1933-
Broadcaster, writer and life peer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Maria Balshaw

Maria Balshaw

1970-
Director of Tate
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir John Barbirolli

Sir John Barbirolli

1899-1970
Conductor and cellist
Sitter in 17 portraits
Hilaire Belloc

Hilaire Belloc

1870-1953
Author and poet
Sitter associated with 17 portraits
George Best

George Best

1946-2005
Footballer
Sitter in 7 portraits
Patrick Blackett

Patrick Blackett

1897-1974
Physicist; government and military advisor; recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physics
Sitter in 26 portraits
Hazel Anne Blears

Hazel Anne Blears

1956-
Politician; MP for Salford and Eccles
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Bright

John Bright

1811-1889
Statesman and orator
Sitter associated with 95 portraits
Frances Hodgson Burnett

Frances Hodgson Burnett

1849-1924
Children's writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Matt Busby

Matt Busby

1909-1994
Manager, Manchester United Football Club
Sitter in 9 portraits
Darren Campbell

Darren Campbell

1973-
Sprinter; Olympian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Edwin Chadwick

Sir Edwin Chadwick

1801-1890
Sanitary reformer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Bobby Charlton

Bobby Charlton

1937-
Footballer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Richard Cobden

Richard Cobden

1804-1865
Politician; MP for several constituencies, manufacturer and free trade campaigner
Sitter in 50 portraits