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1695 people matching these criteria:

- role matching 'sitter'
- profession 'Education and Learning'

J.S. Wright

J.S. Wright

Member of Glasgow University Liberal Committee
Sitter associated with 1 portrait
Shaun Wylie

Shaun Wylie

1913-2009
Mathematician
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

John Rosindale Wynne-Edwards

1864-1943
Headmaster of Leeds Grammar
Sitter in 1 portrait
Bryan Wynter

Bryan Wynter

1915-1975
Painter and teacher
Sitter in 1 portrait
Marie Yates

Marie Yates

1940-
Artist and teacher
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Basil Alfred Yeaxlee

1883-1967
Educationist
Sitter in 3 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Sir Brian Walter Mark Young

1922-2016
Headmaster of Charterhouse
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Edith Isabella Young

1904-1988
Education specialist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ernest Young

Ernest Young

1869-1952
Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, headmaster and geographical author
Sitter in 3 portraits
Alexander John Youngson

Alexander John Youngson

1918-2004
Professor of political economy, vice principal of the University of Edinburgh and chairman of the Royal Fine Art Commission of Scotland
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir James Henry Yoxall

Sir James Henry Yoxall

1857-1925
Politician and educationist
Sitter in 3 portraits
No individual image available for this person

John Yudkin

1910-1995
Professor of Nutrition
Sitter in 2 portraits
Adam Zameenzad (Saleem Ahmed)

Adam Zameenzad (Saleem Ahmed)

1937-2017
Novelist and teacher
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir (Erik) Christopher Zeeman

Sir (Erik) Christopher Zeeman

1925-2016
Mathematician and Principal, Hertford College, Oxford
Sitter in 3 portraits
John Michael Ziman

John Michael Ziman

1925-2005
Physicist and Professor of Theoretical Physics
Sitter in 1 portrait

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