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76 people matching these criteria:

- role matching 'sitter'
- profession 'Technology'

Sir Richard Arkwright

Sir Richard Arkwright

1732-1792
Engineer and inventor
Sitter in 2 portraits
Lydia Arnold

Lydia Arnold

circa 1989-
Scientist and inventor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Archibald Barr

Archibald Barr

1855-1931
Inventor of range-finders
Sitter in 1 portrait
Trevor Baylis

Trevor Baylis

1937-2018
Inventor
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Tim Berners-Lee

Sir Tim Berners-Lee

1955-
Inventor of the World Wide Web and Director of the World Wide Web Consortium
Sitter in 3 portraits
Edward Lyon Berthon

Edward Lyon Berthon

1813-1899
Inventor; Vicar of Romsey
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Henry Bessemer

Sir Henry Bessemer

1813-1898
Engineer and inventor
Sitter in 6 portraits
Noel Pemberton Billing

Noel Pemberton Billing

1880-1948
Pioneer aviator, inventor, writer and politician
Sitter in 3 portraits
Nathaniel Kevin Billington

Nathaniel Kevin Billington

1970-2015
Computer entrepreneur; son of Kevin Billington and Lady Rachel Billington
Sitter in 1 portrait
Joseph Bramah

Joseph Bramah

1748-1814
Inventor
Sitter in 3 portraits
William Brockedon

William Brockedon

1787-1854
Painter, writer and inventor
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist associated with 112 portraits
John Broster

John Broster

Inventor of system for removal of speech impediments
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sydney George Brown

Sydney George Brown

1873-1948
Inventor and electrical engineer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Edmund Cartwright

Edmund Cartwright

1743-1823
Inventor
Sitter in 4 portraits
William Castle

William Castle

1833-1911
Engineer, inventor
Sitter associated with 1 portrait
Tiberius Cavallo

Tiberius Cavallo

1749-1809
Scientist and inventor
Sitter associated with 4 portraits
Sir Christopher Cockerell

Sir Christopher Cockerell

1910-1999
Scientist and inventor of the hovercraft
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir John Irving Courtenay

Sir John Irving Courtenay

1837-1912
Managing Director of the Electrical Power Storage Company
Sitter in 1 portrait
Rookes Evelyn Bell Crompton

Rookes Evelyn Bell Crompton

1845-1940
Engineer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Samuel Crompton

Samuel Crompton

1753-1827
Inventor
Sitter in 4 portraits
Peter Koch de Gooreynd

Peter Koch de Gooreynd

Inventor, music-publisher and song writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Chauncey Mitchell Depew

Chauncey Mitchell Depew

1834-1928
Politician, attorney, businessman and railway pioneer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Bryan Donkin

Bryan Donkin

1768-1855
Inventor and engineer
Sitter in 3 portraits
James Dyson

James Dyson

1947-
Designer and inventor
Sitter in 4 portraits
Richard Lovell Edgeworth

Richard Lovell Edgeworth

1744-1817
Writer and inventor
Sitter in 2 portraits
Thomas Alva Edison

Thomas Alva Edison

1847-1931
Inventor
Sitter in 6 portraits
Henry Fourdrinier

Henry Fourdrinier

1766-1854
Inventor
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Charles Ernest Hain Friswell

Sir Charles Ernest Hain Friswell

1871-1926
Motor car distributor and manufacturer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Daniel Gooch, 1st Bt

Sir Daniel Gooch, 1st Bt

1816-1889
Railway pioneer and inventor
Sitter in 5 portraits
George Edward Gouraud

George Edward Gouraud

1842-1912
Soldier and pioneer of recorded music
Sitter in 1 portrait
Henry Greathead

Henry Greathead

1757-1816
Lifeboat inventor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Goldsworthy Gurney

Sir Goldsworthy Gurney

1793-1875
Inventor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Stephen Hales

Stephen Hales

1677-1761
Natural philosopher, chemist and inventor
Sitter in 6 portraits
Gustav Wilhelm Hamel

Gustav Wilhelm Hamel

1889-1914
Aviator
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Harmar

John Harmar

died 1798
Dissenting minister at Sheffield and inventor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Herbert John Louis ('Bert') Hinkler

Herbert John Louis ('Bert') Hinkler

1892-1933
Aviator
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Isaac Holden, 1st Bt

Sir Isaac Holden, 1st Bt

1807-1897
Inventor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Herbert Alfred Humphrey

Herbert Alfred Humphrey

1868-1951
Mechanical and chemical engineer
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Kay

John Kay

1704-1780 or 1781
Inventor of textile manufacturing machinery
Sitter in 1 portrait

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