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2119 people matching these criteria:

- role matching 'sitter'
- profession 'Sports, Games and Pastimes'

Bunny Austin

Bunny Austin

1906-2000
Tennis player and evangelist
Sitter in 18 portraits
Steve Backley

Steve Backley

1969-
Javelin thrower; Olympian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Robert Baden-Powell

Robert Baden-Powell

1857-1941
Major-General and founder of the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides
Sitter in 49 portraits
Olave St Clair Baden-Powell (née Soames), Lady Baden-Powell

Olave St Clair Baden-Powell (née Soames), Lady Baden-Powell

1889-1977
Leader of the world Girl Guide movement; wife of 1st Baron Baden-Powell
Sitter in 17 portraits
Sir Abe Bailey, 1st Bt

Sir Abe Bailey, 1st Bt

1864-1940
Diamond magnate, politician, financier and cricketer
Sitter in 16 portraits
Sir Samuel White Baker

Sir Samuel White Baker

1821-1893
Traveller and sportsman
Sitter in 12 portraits
Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale

1989-
Footballer
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Gordon Banks

1937-2019
Footballer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Roger Bannister

Sir Roger Bannister

1929-2018
Physician and middle distance runner; Olympian and first person to break the four minute mile
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sue Barker

Sue Barker

1956-
Tennis player and broadcaster; BBC anchorwoman, London 2012
Sitter in 1 portrait
Franz Anton Beckenbauer

Franz Anton Beckenbauer

1945-
Footballer
Sitter in 1 portrait
David Beckham

David Beckham

1975-
Footballer
Sitter in 6 portraits
Jem Belcher

Jem Belcher

1781-1811
Boxer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Richie Benaud

Richie Benaud

1930-2015
Cricketer and commentator
Sitter in 1 portrait
George Best

George Best

1946-2005
Footballer
Sitter in 7 portraits
Danny Blanchflower

Danny Blanchflower

1926-1993
Footballer and journalist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Lillian Board

Lillian Board

1948-1970
Sprinter; Olympian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Chris Bonington

Sir Chris Bonington

1934-
Mountaineer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Ian Botham

Ian Botham

1955-
Cricketer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Geoffrey Boycott

Sir Geoffrey Boycott

1940-
Cricketer
Sitter in 2 portraits

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