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Penelope Wilton

Penelope Wilton

1946-
Actress
Sitter in 2 portraits
Ernie Wise

Ernie Wise

1925-1999
Comedian
Sitter in 7 portraits
Tom Wood

Tom Wood

1955-
Painter
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist of 3 portraits
(Helen) Diana (née Bridgeman), Lady Abdy

(Helen) Diana (née Bridgeman), Lady Abdy

1907-1967
Fashion leader; wife of Sir Robert Henry Abdy; daughter of 5th Earl of Bradford
Sitter in 13 portraits
(Samuel) Vyvyan Trerice Adams

(Samuel) Vyvyan Trerice Adams

1900-1951
Major and Politician
Sitter in 7 portraits
Charles Aitken

Charles Aitken

1869-1936
Director of the Tate Gallery
Sitter in 3 portraits
John Alcock

John Alcock

1430-1500
Bishop of Ely
Sitter in 7 portraits
Sir James Alderson

Sir James Alderson

1794-1882
Physician
Sitter in 1 portrait
(Robert) McNeill Alexander

(Robert) McNeill Alexander

1934-2016
Professor of Zoology, University of Leeds
Sitter in 1 portrait
Michael James Hugh Alison

Michael James Hugh Alison

1926-2004
Politician; MP for Barkston Ash and Selby
Sitter in 9 portraits
Philip Allen, Baron Allen of Abbeydale

Philip Allen, Baron Allen of Abbeydale

1912-2007
Second Secretary to HM Treasury
Sitter in 1 portrait
Rick Allen

Rick Allen

1963-
Drummer; member of Def Leppard
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

J.T. Allerston

Photographer
Artist of 1 portrait
George Frederick Allison

George Frederick Allison

1883-1957
Football manager, journalist and broadcaster
Sitter in 5 portraits
William Almack

William Almack

1741-1781
Founder of Almack's Ballroom
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir (Ralph) Norman Angell (né Ralph Norman Angell Lane)

Sir (Ralph) Norman Angell (né Ralph Norman Angell Lane)

1872-1967
Peace campaigner and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize; journalist; author; lecturer; politician; MP for Bradford North
Sitter in 20 portraits
Gibbs Crawfurd Antrobus

Gibbs Crawfurd Antrobus

1793-1861
Diplomat and Conservative politician: MP for Aldborough and Plympton Erle
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Edward Victor Appleton

Sir Edward Victor Appleton

1892-1965
Physicist and Nobel Prize winner
Sitter in 10 portraits
Eugene Aram

Eugene Aram

1704-1759
Criminal
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Ernest Alfred Aris

1882-1963
Fellow of the Zoological Society; artist and illustrator
Sitter in 5 portraits
Robert Armitage

Robert Armitage

1866-1944
Politician and Lord Mayor of Leeds
Sitter in 2 portraits
Mervyn Armstrong

Mervyn Armstrong

1906-1984
Bishop of Jarrow and Advisor on Industry to Archbishop of York
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir Alfred Arnold

Sir Alfred Arnold

1835-1908
Politician; MP for Halifax
Sitter in 1 portrait
Grace Arundale (née Kelly)

Grace Arundale (née Kelly)

1874-1967
Actress and singer; sister of Sybil Arundale
Sitter in 1 portrait
Anne Howard (née Dacre), Countess of Arundel

Anne Howard (née Dacre), Countess of Arundel

1557-1630
Noblewoman and priest harbourer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett

Sir Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett

1849-1902
Politician; MP for Eye and Sheffield Ecclesall
Sitter in 10 portraits
Miles Atkinson

Miles Atkinson

1741-1811
Vicar of Kippax and Minister of St Pauls, Leeds
Sitter in 2 portraits
James Audus

James Audus

1781-1867
Amateur architect and philanthropist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir William Miles Aykroyd, 3rd Bt

Sir William Miles Aykroyd, 3rd Bt

1923-2007
Soldier; Director of Hardy Amies Ltd.
Sitter in 1 portrait
Alice Martha Bacon, Baroness Bacon of Leeds and Normanton

Alice Martha Bacon, Baroness Bacon of Leeds and Normanton

1909-1993
Labour politician; MP for Leeds
Sitter in 16 portraits
Christopher Bailey

Christopher Bailey

1971-
Fashion designer; former Chief Executive Officer of Burberry
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir James Black Baillie

Sir James Black Baillie

1872-1940
Vice-chancellor of University of Leeds
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir (Albert) Ernest Bain

Sir (Albert) Ernest Bain

1875-1939
Mayor of Harrogate
Sitter in 1 portrait
Edward Baines

Edward Baines

1774-1848
Journalist, writer and politician: MP for Leeds
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Edward Baines

active 1811
Publisher in Leeds
Artist associated with 1 portrait
Sir Edward Baines

Sir Edward Baines

1800-1890
Journalist, educationist and politician; MP for Leeds
Sitter in 5 portraits
Matthew Talbot Baines

Matthew Talbot Baines

1799-1860
Queen's Counsel and politician; MP for Kingston-upon-Hull and Leeds
Sitter in 1 portrait
George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore

George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore

1580?-1632
Secretary of State
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir Edward Banks

Sir Edward Banks

1770-1835
Builder
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Robert George Banks

1937-
Politician; MP for Harrogate
Sitter in 5 portraits
Herbert Bardgett

Herbert Bardgett

circa 1895-1962
Conductor, chorus master and organist
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Thomas Bardwell

1704-1767
Artist
Artist associated with 4 portraits
Hon. Olwen Gwynne Barker (née Philipps)

Hon. Olwen Gwynne Barker (née Philipps)

1905-1998
Justice of the Peace; daughter of 1st Baron Kylsant; wife of 7th Baron Suffield, and later wife of (Frank Richard) Peter Barker
Sitter in 7 portraits
Laurie Barnett

Laurie Barnett

1903-1982
Footballer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Rowland Hirst Barran

Sir Rowland Hirst Barran

1858-1949
Politician; MP for Leeds
Sitter in 2 portraits
John Barry

John Barry

1933-2011
Composer
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Barry & Co

Photographes
Artist of 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

John Hope Barton

1833-1876
Justice of the Peace and High Sheriff of Yorkshire
Sitter in 1 portrait
Humphrey John Charles Bashford

Humphrey John Charles Bashford

1920-2004
Headmaster; son of Sir Henry Bashford
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

John Norman Bateman-Champain

1880-1950
Bishop of Knaresborough
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Bateson

William Bateson

1861-1926
Biologist
Sitter in 5 portraits
William Battie-Wrightson

William Battie-Wrightson

1789-1879
Politician; MP for Northallerton
Sitter in 1 portrait
George Herbert Baxter

George Herbert Baxter

1894-1962
Under-Secretary of State, Commonwealth Relations
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

J.H. Bayley

active 1900s-1910s
Photographer
Artist of 1 portrait
Hubert Beaumont

Hubert Beaumont

1883-1948
Labour politician; MP for Batley and Morley
Sitter in 1 portrait
Richard Beaumont

Richard Beaumont

1670-1723
Sheriff of the County of Yorkshire
Sitter in 1 portrait
Hon. Helen Muriel Beckett

Hon. Helen Muriel Beckett

1886-1916
Daughter of Ralph Beckett, 3rd Baron Grimthorpe
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir John Beckett, 2nd Bt

Sir John Beckett, 2nd Bt

1775-1847
Lawyer and Conservative politician; MP for Cockermouth, Haslemere and Leeds
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Edmund Beckett-Denison, 4th Bt

Sir Edmund Beckett-Denison, 4th Bt

1787-1874
Railway promoter and politician
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Belasyse (Bellasis), 1st Baron Belasyse of Worlaby

John Belasyse (Bellasis), 1st Baron Belasyse of Worlaby

circa 1615-1689
Royalist army officer and politician: MP for Thirsk
Sitter in 7 portraits