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J.B. Bell

J.B. Bell

Amateur rower
Sitter in 2 portraits
Thomas Bellot

Thomas Bellot

1806-1857
Surgeon and philologist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Somerset Richard Lowry-Corry, 4th Earl of Belmore

Somerset Richard Lowry-Corry, 4th Earl of Belmore

1835-1913
Representative peer and Governor of New South Wales
Sitter in 2 portraits
Arthur Benjamin

Arthur Benjamin

1893-1960
Composer
Sitter in 12 portraits
Leanne Benjamin

Leanne Benjamin

1964-
Ballet dancer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Chris Bennett

Chris Bennett

Trustee of 'The Evening News', Sydney, Australia
Sitter in 2 portraits
C. Bennett

C. Bennett

Editor, Australian 'Town & Country'
Sitter in 1 portrait
Suzanne Bennett ('Lady Wilkins')

Suzanne Bennett ('Lady Wilkins')

died 1975
Broadway actress; wife of Sir (George) Hubert Wilkins
Sitter in 5 portraits
Dame Valerie Beral

Dame Valerie Beral

1946-
Epidemiologist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Fanny Mary Bernard-Beere (née Whitehead)

Fanny Mary Bernard-Beere (née Whitehead)

1856-1915
Actress and manager
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir Graham Berry

Sir Graham Berry

1822-1904
Premier of Victoria, Australia
Sitter in 1 portrait
Felice Berti

Felice Berti

Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Janet (née Johnson), Lady Birkin

1914-1983
Actress; wife of Sir Charles Lloyd Birkin, 5th Bt
Sitter in 4 portraits
Isabella Lucy Bird Bishop

Isabella Lucy Bird Bishop

1832-1904
Philanthropist, writer, traveller and photographer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Michael Howell Blakemore

Michael Howell Blakemore

1928-
Theatre and film director; actor; author
Sitter in 1 portrait
Allan Joseph Boase

Allan Joseph Boase

1894-1964
Lieutenant-General
Sitter in 3 portraits
Samantha Bond

Samantha Bond

1944-
Model agent
Sitter in 1 portrait
George John Bonnor

George John Bonnor

1855-1912
Cricketer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir (John) Langdon Bonython

Sir (John) Langdon Bonython

1848-1939
Editor and sole proprietor of the Adelaide Advertiser
Sitter in 2 portraits
Murray Goulburn Bourchier

Murray Goulburn Bourchier

1925-1981
Ambassador
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir George Ferguson Bowen

Sir George Ferguson Bowen

1821-1899
Colonial administrator
Sitter in 5 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Stella Bowen

1893-1947
Painter
Artist of 2 portraits
Sir Philip Weyland Bowyer-Smith, 14th Bt

Sir Philip Weyland Bowyer-Smith, 14th Bt

1894-1978
Royal Navy captain
Sitter in 1 portrait
Esna Boyd (Esna Robertson)

Esna Boyd (Esna Robertson)

1899-1966
Tennis player; wife of Angus Robertson
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jessie (née Menzies), Lady Bradman

Jessie (née Menzies), Lady Bradman

1909-1997
Wife of Sir Donald George Bradman
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir (William) Lawrence Bragg

Sir (William) Lawrence Bragg

1890-1971
Physicist and crystallographer
Sitter in 41 portraits
Sir John Bramston

Sir John Bramston

1832-1921
Assistant Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies
Sitter in 1 portrait
Paul Chester Jerome Brickhill

Paul Chester Jerome Brickhill

1916-1991
Pilot, Royal Australian Air Force and author of 'The Great Escape'
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Anthony Bridges

active 1920s-1930s
Photographer
Artist of 1 portrait
Sir Aynsley Vernon Bridgland

Sir Aynsley Vernon Bridgland

1893-1966
Civil enginer and company director
Sitter in 1 portrait
Fredda Brilliant (Mrs Herbert Marshall)

Fredda Brilliant (Mrs Herbert Marshall)

1903-1999
Sculptor; daughter of Mordechai Brilliant; wife of Herbert Marshall
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Sir Israel Brodie

1895-1979
Jewish academic
Sitter in 7 portraits
Sir Alec Nigel Broers

Sir Alec Nigel Broers

1938-
Vice-Chancellor, Cambridge University
Sitter in 1 portrait
Charles Henry Bromby

Charles Henry Bromby

1814-1907
Bishop of Tasmania
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir George Brookman

Sir George Brookman

1853-1927
Chairman for Repatriation Department of South Australia
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir (Reginald Alexander) Dallas Brooks

Sir (Reginald Alexander) Dallas Brooks

1896-1966
General and Governor of Victoria, Australia
Sitter in 4 portraits
Robert Brown

Robert Brown

1773-1858
Botanist
Sitter in 9 portraits
Coral Edith Browne

Coral Edith Browne

1913-1991
Actress
Sitter in 9 portraits
Pattie Browne

Pattie Browne

1869-1942
Actress
Sitter in 4 portraits
Stanley Melbourne Bruce, 1st Viscount Bruce of Melbourne

Stanley Melbourne Bruce, 1st Viscount Bruce of Melbourne

1883-1967
Eighth Prime Minister of Australia
Sitter in 24 portraits

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