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- profession 'Social Welfare and Reform'

Dame Ishbel Maria (née Marjoribanks), Marchioness of Aberdeen and Temair

Dame Ishbel Maria (née Marjoribanks), Marchioness of Aberdeen and Temair

1857-1939
Promoter and patron of social service enterprises
Sitter in 16 portraits
Leo Abse

Leo Abse

1917-2008
Lawyer, writer and Labour politician; MP for Pontypool and Torfaen
Sitter in 11 portraits
Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 10th Bt

Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 10th Bt

1787-1871
Philanthropist
Sitter in 6 portraits
William Adam

William Adam

1796-1881
Baptist minister, missionary, professor and slavery abolitionist
Sitter in 4 portraits
Edward Adey

Edward Adey

1799-1876
Baptist minister and slavery abolitionist
Sitter in 4 portraits
Lucy Aggs

Lucy Aggs

1789?-1853
Quaker philanthropist
Sitter associated with 4 portraits
Edward Akroyd

Edward Akroyd

1810-1887
Industrialist, philanthropist and politician
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Percy Alden

Sir Percy Alden

1865-1944
Politician, writer and social reformer
Sitter in 11 portraits
George William Alexander

George William Alexander

1802-1890
Financier and philanthropist; Treasurer of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society
Sitter in 4 portraits
Marianne Margaret Egerton (née Compton), Viscountess Alford ('Lady Marian Alford')

Marianne Margaret Egerton (née Compton), Viscountess Alford ('Lady Marian Alford')

1817-1888
Art patron and writer on needlework; first wife of John Hume Cust, Viscount Alford; daughter of 2nd Marquess of Northampton
Sitter in 9 portraits
Ralph Allen

Ralph Allen

1693-1764
Philanthropist; known as 'The Man of Bath'
Sitter associated with 5 portraits
Richard Allen

Richard Allen

1787-1873
Draper, philanthropist and slavery abolitionist
Sitter in 4 portraits
Richard Allen

Richard Allen

1787-1873
Draper, philanthropist and slavery abolitionist
Sitter in 4 portraits
Stafford Allen

Stafford Allen

1806-1889
Industrialist and slavery abolitionist
Sitter in 4 portraits
William Allen

William Allen

1770-1843
Chemist and philanthropist
Sitter in 9 portraits
Katherine Louisa (née Stanley), Viscountess Amberley

Katherine Louisa (née Stanley), Viscountess Amberley

1842-1874
Suffragist; wife of John Russell Amberley, Viscount Amberley; daughter of 2nd Baron Stanley of Alderley
Sitter associated with 1 portrait
(Adeliza) Florence Amery (née Hamar Greenwood)

(Adeliza) Florence Amery (née Hamar Greenwood)

1881-1975
Chair of the Indian Comforts Fund; wife of Leopold Stennett Amery; daughter of John Hamar Greenwood
Sitter in 1 portrait
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Sir Herbert Ames

1863-1954
Businessman, philanthropist and politician
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir (William) Eric Anderson

Sir (William) Eric Anderson

1936-2020
Educator; Headmaster then Provost of Eton College; Chairman of the Heritage Lottery Fund
Sitter in 1 portrait

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