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1886 people matching these criteria:

- role matching 'sitter'
- profession 'Science'

Sir Frederick Augustus Abel, 1st Bt

Sir Frederick Augustus Abel, 1st Bt

1827-1902
Chemist and explosives expert
Sitter in 8 portraits
Sir William de Wiveleslie Abney

Sir William de Wiveleslie Abney

1843-1920
Photographic scientist and education official
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Sir Edward Penley Abraham

Sir Edward Penley Abraham

1913-1999
Biochemist
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Mark Alexander Abrams (Max Alexander Abramowitz)

1906-1994
Social scientist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Frederick Christian Accum

Frederick Christian Accum

1769-1838
Chemist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Neil Kensington Adam

Neil Kensington Adam

1891-1973
Professor of chemistry
Sitter in 4 portraits
John ('Jack') Adams

John ('Jack') Adams

active 17th century
Professor of celestial Sciences
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Couch Adams

John Couch Adams

1819-1892
Astronomer and mathematician
Sitter in 3 portraits
John Adamson

John Adamson

1810-1870
Chemist; brother of Robert Adamson
Sitter in 1 portrait
Joy Adamson

Joy Adamson

1910-1980
Naturalist
Sitter associated with 5 portraits
Maggie Aderin-Pocock

Maggie Aderin-Pocock

1968-
Scientist and mechanical engineer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Kurt Adler

Kurt Adler

1902-1958
German chemist
Sitter in 1 portrait
(Jean) Louis Rodolphe Agassiz

(Jean) Louis Rodolphe Agassiz

1807-1873
Zoologist, glaciologist and geologist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Arthur Aikin

Arthur Aikin

1773-1854
Chemist and geologist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir George Biddell Airy

Sir George Biddell Airy

1801-1892
Astronomer Royal
Sitter associated with 24 portraits
Alexander Craig Aitken

Alexander Craig Aitken

1895-1967
Professor of Mathematics
Sitter in 3 portraits
Alfred William Alcock

Alfred William Alcock

1859-1933
Zoologist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Joshua Alder

Joshua Alder

1792-1867
Zoologist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ulisse Aldrovandi

Ulisse Aldrovandi

1522-1605
Italian naturalist, collector and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Igor Aleksander

Igor Aleksander

1937-
Head of Intelligent and Interactive Systems at Imperial College
Sitter in 1 portrait
Bill Alexander

Bill Alexander

1910-2000
Committee member of the International Brigade Association; Chemist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Artem Alikhanian

Artem Alikhanian

1908-1978
Physicist and first director of the Yerevan Physics Institute
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jim Al-Khalili

Jim Al-Khalili

1962-
Theoretical Nuclear Physicist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Thomas Clifford Allbutt

Sir Thomas Clifford Allbutt

1836-1925
Professor of Physic, University of Cambridge
Sitter in 2 portraits
Edgar Johnson Allen

Edgar Johnson Allen

1866-1942
Marine biologist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Elias Allen

Elias Allen

circa 1588-1653
Mathematical instrument maker
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Geoffrey Allen

Sir Geoffrey Allen

1928-
Chemist and academic
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir George Vance Allen

Sir George Vance Allen

1894-1970
Bacteriologist
Sitter in 1 portrait
(Charles) Grant Blairfindie Allen

(Charles) Grant Blairfindie Allen

1848-1899
Writer on science and novelist
Sitter in 4 portraits
John Frank Allen

John Frank Allen

1908-2001
Physicist
Sitter in 4 portraits
William Allen

William Allen

1770-1843
Chemist and philanthropist
Sitter in 9 portraits
George James Allman

George James Allman

1812-1898
Botanist and zoologist
Sitter in 4 portraits
Arthur John Allmand

Arthur John Allmand

1885-1951
Professor of Chemistry
Sitter in 3 portraits
Geoffrey Hill Ambler

Geoffrey Hill Ambler

1904-1978
Inventor, air force officer and amateur rower
Sitter in 1 portrait
Victor Charles Ames

Victor Charles Ames

1859-1934
Zoologist and painter
Sitter in 1 portrait
André Marie Ampère

André Marie Ampère

1775-1836
Physicist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Albert Maurice Amsler

Albert Maurice Amsler

1877-1952
Physician
Sitter in 1 portrait
James Anderson

James Anderson

1738-1809
Botanist, agriculturalist and physician in India
Sitter in 7 portraits
Thomas Anderson

Thomas Anderson

1819-1874
Chemist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Edward Neville da Costa Andrade

Edward Neville da Costa Andrade

1887-1971
Physicist
Sitter in 10 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Charles William Andrews

1866-1924
Assistant Keeper in the Geological Department of the British Museum
Sitter in 2 portraits
David Thomas Ansted

David Thomas Ansted

1814-1880
Geologist
Sitter in 6 portraits
Francis Edmund Anstie

Francis Edmund Anstie

1833-1874
Physician
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Edmund Antrobus, 1st Bt

Sir Edmund Antrobus, 1st Bt

died 1826
Fellow of the Royal Society
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Edward Victor Appleton

Sir Edward Victor Appleton

1892-1965
Physicist and Nobel Prize winner
Sitter in 10 portraits
Agnes Arber (née Robertson)

Agnes Arber (née Robertson)

1879-1960
Botanist; wife of Edward Alexander Newell Arber; daughter of Henry Robert Robertson
Sitter in 2 portraits
Edward Alexander Newell Arber

Edward Alexander Newell Arber

1870-1918
Palaeobotanist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Mary Doreen Archer (née Weeden), Baroness Archer

Mary Doreen Archer (née Weeden), Baroness Archer

1944-
Scientist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Shirley Ardener

Shirley Ardener

Social anthropologist
Sitter in 1 portrait
George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll

George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll

1823-1900
Politician, Lord Privy Seal and Secretary of State for India and writer on science, religion, and politics
Sitter in 32 portraits
No individual image available for this person

William Joscelyn Arkell

1904-1958
Geologist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Joseph Arthur Arkwright

Sir Joseph Arthur Arkwright

1864-1944
Bacteriologist
Sitter in 11 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Edward Frankland Armstrong

1878-1948
Chemist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Lydia Arnold

Lydia Arnold

circa 1989-
Scientist and inventor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Dame Frances Mary Ashcroft

Dame Frances Mary Ashcroft

1952-
Professor of Physiology
Sitter in 1 portrait
Philip George Ashmore

Philip George Ashmore

1916-2002
Professor of Physical Chemistry and Director of Studies of Natural Sciences, Cambridge
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Thomas Astbury

William Thomas Astbury

1898-1961
Physicist, crystallographer and molecular biologist
Sitter in 5 portraits
Francis William Aston

Francis William Aston

1877-1945
Experimental physicist
Sitter in 15 portraits
Sir Michael Francis Atiyah

Sir Michael Francis Atiyah

1929-2019
Mathematician; Director of the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge
Sitter in 3 portraits
William Ringrose Gelston Atkins

William Ringrose Gelston Atkins

1884-1959
Professor of Chemistry
Sitter in 4 portraits

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