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394 people matching these criteria:

- role matching 'sitter'
- profession 'Transport and Communication'

Sir Samuel ('Sam') Fay

Sir Samuel ('Sam') Fay

1856-1953
Railway manager
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir (Alfred Hubert) Roy Fedden

Sir (Alfred Hubert) Roy Fedden

1885-1973
Aeronautical engineer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Myles Fenton

Sir Myles Fenton

1830-1918
Railwayman
Sitter in 1 portrait
Thomas Fielden

Thomas Fielden

1854-1897
Justice of the Peace, railway director and Conservative politician; MP for Middleton
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir George Findlay

Sir George Findlay

1829-1893
Civil engineer and railway manager
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Sidney Alexander Finnis

1908-1969
Chairman, British Transport Docks Board
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir John Fisher

Sir John Fisher

1892-1983
Shipowner
Sitter in 10 portraits
Sir Ernest Thomas Fisk

Sir Ernest Thomas Fisk

1886-1965
Entrepreneur and developer of radio
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Peter Carteret Fletcher

Sir Peter Carteret Fletcher

1916-1999
Air force officer and aerospace consultant
Sitter in 1 portrait
Gerald Henry Foley, 7th Baron Foley

Gerald Henry Foley, 7th Baron Foley

1898-1927
Flight Lieutenant
Sitter in 17 portraits
James Staats Forbes

James Staats Forbes

1823-1904
Railway manager and art connoisseur
Sitter in 5 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Sir Leslie Ewart Ford

1897-1981
Civil servant
Sitter in 1 portrait
Mona Renee V.E. Forward (née Friedlander)

Mona Renee V.E. Forward (née Friedlander)

1914-1993
Pilot; wife of Alan Forward
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir Charles Ernest Hain Friswell

Sir Charles Ernest Hain Friswell

1871-1926
Motor car distributor and manufacturer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Edward Purkis Frost

Edward Purkis Frost

1842-1922
Aviator
Sitter in 5 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Kenneth Cecil Gandar-Dower

1908-1944
Sportsman, aviator, explorer and author
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir Ronald Thornbury Garrett

Sir Ronald Thornbury Garrett

1888-1972
Chairman of Lloyd's Register of Shipping
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sidney Barrington Gates

Sidney Barrington Gates

1893-1973
Consultant, Ministry of Aviation
Sitter in 4 portraits
R.A. Gathercole

R.A. Gathercole

Marketing Manager, Shell Retail
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Walter Gibbons

Sir Walter Gibbons

1871-1933
Engineer; founder of the Automobile Association
Sitter in 1 portrait
Guy Penrose Gibson

Guy Penrose Gibson

1918-1944
Airman
Sitter in 4 portraits
Charles Gilpin

Charles Gilpin

1815-1874
Politician, Quaker, orator, publisher and railway director
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist associated with 1 portrait
Michael Gotla

Michael Gotla

died 2002
Businessman
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Arthur Gouge

Sir Arthur Gouge

1890-1962
President of Royal Aeronautical Society; Vice-Chairman and Chief-Executive of Saunders-Roe Ltd
Sitter in 7 portraits
George Jay Gould I

George Jay Gould I

1864-1923
US financier and railroad executive
Sitter in 1 portrait
Pauline Gower

Pauline Gower

1910-1947
Aviator
Sitter in 8 portraits
Monica Mary Grady

Monica Mary Grady

1958-
Professor of Planetary and Space Sciences, Open University
Sitter in 1 portrait
Montague Grahame-White

Montague Grahame-White

1877-1961
Racing driver and Lieutenant-Commander, Royal Navy
Sitter in 1 portrait
Claude Graham-White

Claude Graham-White

1879-1959
Aviator and aeronautical engineer
Sitter associated with 3 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Sir Keith Granville

1910-1990
Airline executive
Sitter in 1 portrait
Samuel Robert Graves

Samuel Robert Graves

1818-1873
Merchant, shipowner and Mayor of Liverpool
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

James Gray

1877-1968
Director of Castle Mail Steamship Co
Sitter in 7 portraits
Charles Green

Charles Green

1785-1870
Balloonist
Sitter in 6 portraits
Joseph Fletcher Green

Joseph Fletcher Green

1846-1923
Sportsman and shipping line owner
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Charles Grey Grey

1875-1953
Writer on aviation
Sitter in 1 portrait
Alan Arnold Griffith

Alan Arnold Griffith

1893-1963
Aeronautical engineer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Arthur Edward Guest

Arthur Edward Guest

1841-1898
Railwayman and Conservative politician; MP for Poole
Sitter in 1 portrait
Frederick Edward Guest

Frederick Edward Guest

1875-1937
Politician; MP for East Dorset, promoter of aviation and polo player; Olympian
Sitter in 5 portraits
William Hagland

William Hagland

active 1930s
Engine driver
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Philip Edward Haldin

Sir Philip Edward Haldin

1880-1953
Shipowner
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Arnold Alexander Hall

Sir Arnold Alexander Hall

1915-2000
Aeronautical engineer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Gustav Wilhelm Hamel

Gustav Wilhelm Hamel

1889-1914
Aviator
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Alfred Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 13th Duke of Hamilton and 10th Duke of Brandon

1862-1940
Scottish nobleman and sailor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 14th Duke of Hamilton

Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 14th Duke of Hamilton

1903-1973
Politician, boxer and aviator
Sitter in 16 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Angus Alan Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 15th Duke of Hamilton

1938-2010
Pilot, RAF and commerical pilto
Sitter in 1 portrait
Reginald Frederick Hanks

Reginald Frederick Hanks

1896-1976
Engineer and Chairman of the Western Railways Board
Sitter in 2 portraits
Roshni Haque

Roshni Haque

2001-
Railway Worker
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 1 portrait
Raymond Hiley Harries

Raymond Hiley Harries

1916-1950
Royal Air Force fighter pilot
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Frederick Harrison

Sir Frederick Harrison

1844-1914
Lieutenant-Colonel and railway manager
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir John Henry Harrowing

Sir John Henry Harrowing

1859-1937
Alderman and Chairman of The Harrowing Steamship Co Ltd
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Robert James Paterson Harvey

Sir Robert James Paterson Harvey

1904-1965
Deputy Director-General of the General Post Office
Sitter in 1 portrait
Harry George Hawker

Harry George Hawker

1889-1921
Aviator
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Thomas Geoffrey Charles Michael Taylour, 6th Marquess of Headfort

1932-2005
Pilot
Sitter associated with 10 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Francis Trounson Hearle

1886-1965
Aeronautical engineer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Henry Selby Hele-Shaw

Henry Selby Hele-Shaw

1854-1941
Mechanical and automobile engineer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Roger Arnold Henderson

Roger Arnold Henderson

1909-1941
Flight lieutenant
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Peter Hendy

Sir Peter Hendy

1953-
Commissioner, Transport for London
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Patrick Hennessy

Sir Patrick Hennessy

1898-1981
Motor vehicle manufacturer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Francisca ('Fancy') Herschel

Francisca ('Fancy') Herschel

1846-1932
Friend of Royal Astronomical Society; daughter of Sir John Herschel
Sitter in 2 portraits
Clive Hicks

Clive Hicks

1953-
Air Traffic Controller
Sitter in 1 portrait

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