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292 People in group

Valerie Lloyd

Valerie Lloyd

1945-1999
Photographer, historian, curator and patron of the arts
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 1 portrait
Edmund Lodge

Edmund Lodge

1756-1839
Historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Elizabeth (née Harman), Countess of Longford

Elizabeth (née Harman), Countess of Longford

1906-2002
Historian and writer; wife of 7th Earl of Longford
Sitter in 19 portraits
Thomas Francis Dermot Pakenham, 8th Earl of Longford

Thomas Francis Dermot Pakenham, 8th Earl of Longford

1933-
Journalist, historian and arborist
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir Charles Prestwood Lucas

Sir Charles Prestwood Lucas

1853-1931
Civil servant and historian
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Henry Churchill Maxwell Lyte

Sir Henry Churchill Maxwell Lyte

1848-1940
Historian and archivist
Sitter in 6 portraits
Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay

Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay

1800-1859
Historian, poet and politician; MP for Calne, Leeds and Edinburgh; Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery
Sitter in 26 portraits
Catharine Macaulay (née Sawbridge)

Catharine Macaulay (née Sawbridge)

1731-1791
Historian and political polemicist
Sitter in 17 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Ronald Buchanan McCallum

1898-1973
Historian and Master of Pembroke College, Oxford
Sitter in 1 portrait
Justin McCarthy

Justin McCarthy

1830-1912
Irish nationalist and Liberal historian, novelist and politician
Sitter in 14 portraits
Charles Macfarlane

Charles Macfarlane

1799-1858
Writer, historian and traveller
Sitter in 1 portrait
Oliver Ross McGregor, Baron McGregor

Oliver Ross McGregor, Baron McGregor

1921-1997
Sociologist, social historian and public servant
Sitter in 1 portrait
John McManners

John McManners

1916-2006
Theologian and historian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Walter James Macqueen-Pope

Walter James Macqueen-Pope

1888-1960
Theatre manager, publicist and historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Philip Montefiore Magnus-Allcroft (né Magnus), 2nd Bt

Sir Philip Montefiore Magnus-Allcroft (né Magnus), 2nd Bt

1906-1988
Historian, Justice of the Peace and army major
Sitter in 11 portraits
Frederic William Maitland

Frederic William Maitland

1850-1906
Historian of law
Sitter in 2 portraits
Benjamin Heath Malkin

Benjamin Heath Malkin

1769-1842
Historian and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Roger Mansfield

Roger Mansfield

1952-
Surfer; Historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Roger Manvell

Roger Manvell

1909-1987
Film historian and biographer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir John Arthur Ransome Marriott

Sir John Arthur Ransome Marriott

1859-1945
Historian, educationalist and politician
Sitter in 14 portraits
(Henry) Colin Gray Matthew

(Henry) Colin Gray Matthew

1941-1999
Historian and editor
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Thomas May

Thomas May

1595-1650
Poet and historian
Sitter in 8 portraits
Rodolphe Louis Megroz

Rodolphe Louis Megroz

1891-1968
Historian of silhouettes
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sergo Anastasi Mikoyan

Sergo Anastasi Mikoyan

1929-2010
Historian; son of Anastas Mikoyan
Sitter in 5 portraits
Edward Miller

Edward Miller

1731-1807
Organist and historian of Doncaster
Sitter in 1 portrait
Aubin Louis Millin

Aubin Louis Millin

1759-1818
French archaeologist and historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Henry Hart Milman

Henry Hart Milman

1791-1868
Poet and historian; Dean of St Paul's
Sitter in 5 portraits
William Mitford

William Mitford

1744-1827
Historian
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Theodore Mommsen

1817-1903
German historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Edward Douglas-Scott-Montagu, 3rd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu

Edward Douglas-Scott-Montagu, 3rd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu

1926-2015
Motor car collector, historian and landowner
Sitter in 35 portraits
Jan Morris

Jan Morris

1926-2020
Journalist, author and historian
Sitter in 2 portraits
John Lothrop Motley

John Lothrop Motley

1814-1877
Historian and diplomat
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir John Linton Myres

Sir John Linton Myres

1869-1954
Archaeologist and historian
Sitter in 9 portraits
Mark Napier

Mark Napier

1798-1879
Historian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir William Francis Patrick Napier

Sir William Francis Patrick Napier

1785-1860
General and historian
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir John Ernest Neale

Sir John Ernest Neale

1890-1975
Historian
Sitter in 15 portraits
John Lea Nevinson

John Lea Nevinson

1904-1985
Costume historian
Sitter in 3 portraits
No individual image available for this person

John Ramsay Allardyce Nicoll

1894-1976
Drama historian
Sitter in 6 portraits
John Julius Cooper, 2nd Viscount Norwich

John Julius Cooper, 2nd Viscount Norwich

1929-2018
Historian and broadcaster
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir Charles William Chadwick Oman

Sir Charles William Chadwick Oman

1860-1946
Professor of Modern History at Oxford University, military historian and Conservative politician; MP for Oxford University
Sitter in 8 portraits

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