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76 people matching these criteria:

- role matching 'sitter'
- profession 'Technology'

David Saywell

David Saywell

Head of Digital Programmes, National Portrait Gallery, London
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Clive Sinclair

Sir Clive Sinclair

1940-2021
Inventor and entrepreneur
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Mortimer Singer

Sir Mortimer Singer

1863-1929
Pioneer in cycling, motoring and flying; son of inventor of Singer sewing machine
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Francis Petitt Smith

Sir Francis Petitt Smith

1808-1874
Inventor of screw-propeller for steamships
Sitter in 2 portraits
George Stephenson

George Stephenson

1781-1848
Inventor of the railway-engine
Sitter in 9 portraits
Sir Frederick Wilfrid Stokes

Sir Frederick Wilfrid Stokes

1860-1927
Civil engineer and inventor of Stokes Gun
Sitter in 2 portraits
Jedediah Strutt

Jedediah Strutt

1726-1797
Inventor and cotton manufacturer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Richard Trevithick

Richard Trevithick

1771-1833
Engineer and inventor
Sitter in 3 portraits
Adam Walker

Adam Walker

1731-1821
Inventor and writer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Ralph Walker

Ralph Walker

1749-1824
Sailor, inventor and engineer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Reginald Henshaw Ward

Reginald Henshaw Ward

1862-1925
Copper speculator
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Charles Wheatstone

Sir Charles Wheatstone

1802-1875
Scientist and inventor
Sitter in 7 portraits
Sir Frank Whittle

Sir Frank Whittle

1907-1996
Aeronautical engineer and inventor
Sitter in 17 portraits
Harry Egerton Wimperis

Harry Egerton Wimperis

1876-1960
Scientist, engineer, inventor
Sitter in 5 portraits
Bennet Woodcroft

Bennet Woodcroft

1803-1879
Clerk to commissioners of patents, textile manufacturer and inventor
Sitter in 1 portrait

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Untitled, c.1973 (Alex Chilton) by William Eggleston © Eggleston Artistic Trust

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