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Vendors, merchants and manufacturers


376 People in group

William Ward

William Ward

1731-1797
Master mariner and merchant
Sitter associated with 2 portraits
Sir Brook Watson, 1st Bt

Sir Brook Watson, 1st Bt

1735-1807
Merchant and official
Sitter in 6 portraits
Henry Watson

Henry Watson

active 1784
Hardware merchant
Sitter in 1 portrait
David Pike Watts

David Pike Watts

1754-1816
Wine merchant
Sitter in 1 portrait
James White

James White

1809-1883
Politician and merchant
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir James Whitehead, 1st Bt

Sir James Whitehead, 1st Bt

1834-1917
Merchant, philanthropist, Lord Mayor of London 1889
Sitter in 7 portraits
John Whitson

John Whitson

circa 1553-1629
Merchant and Mayor of Bristol
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Martin Wiggins

William Martin Wiggins

1870-1950
Cotton manufacturer and Liberal politician; MP for Oldham
Sitter in 3 portraits
No individual image available for this person

John Gideon ('Bumpus') Wilson

1876-1963
Bookseller
Sitter in 2 portraits
Joseph Wilson

Joseph Wilson

1786-1855
Silk merchant
Sitter associated with 2 portraits
Thomas Wilson

Thomas Wilson

1767-1852
Merchant
Sitter associated with 3 portraits
George Hyde Wollaston

George Hyde Wollaston

1765-1841
Merchant and banker
Sitter in 1 portrait
Edward Sebastian Woodhouse

Edward Sebastian Woodhouse

circa 1835-1887
Wine merchant
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jules Woog

Jules Woog

1839-1904
Merchant
Sitter in 1 portrait
Robert Yeamans

Robert Yeamans

died 1643
Merchant and royalist conspirator
Sitter in 1 portrait
Luke Ziffo

Luke Ziffo

1800-1876
Merchant
Sitter in 1 portrait

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