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394 people matching these criteria:

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

Isabel Crowdy

Isabel Crowdy

died 1941
Information Officer, Orient Line
Sitter in 1 portrait
Robert George Cunliffe

Robert George Cunliffe

1923-1945
Flight Lieutenant
Sitter in 1 portrait
John ('Cats Eyes') Cunningham

John ('Cats Eyes') Cunningham

1917-2002
Executive Director of British Aerospace; de Havilland test pilot
Sitter in 15 portraits
Sir Donald Currie

Sir Donald Currie

1825-1909
Shipowner
Sitter in 3 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Sir Cecil Dannatt

1896-1981
Director, Associated Electrical Industries
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Darling

William Darling

1786-1865
Lighthouse keeper; father of Grace Darling
Sitter in 1 portrait
(William) Dennis David

(William) Dennis David

1918-2000
RAF pilot
Sitter in 1 portrait
G.G. Davies

G.G. Davies

Flight Lieutenant
Sitter in 6 portraits
Elsie Joy Davison (née Muntz)

Elsie Joy Davison (née Muntz)

1910-1940
Aviator and Airline Director; wife of William F. Davison
Sitter in 2 portraits
Albert Deacon

Albert Deacon

circa 1834-1895
Tea merchant, banker, shipping and insurance agent
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Christopher Albert De Bathe, 6th Bt

Sir Christopher Albert De Bathe, 6th Bt

1905-1941
Pilot Officer RAFVR; son of Patrick Wynne De Bathe and Violet Lindsay De Bathe
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jules-Albert de Dion

Jules-Albert de Dion

1856-1946
Pioneer of the French automobile industry
Sitter in 1 portrait
Rollo Amyatt de Haga Haig

Rollo Amyatt de Haga Haig

1896-1936
Squadron Leader, RAF
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Geoffrey De Havilland

Sir Geoffrey De Havilland

1882-1965
Aircraft and aero-engine designer and manufacturer
Sitter in 16 portraits
Reginald Denny

Reginald Denny

1891-1967
Actor and aviator
Sitter in 1 portrait
Chauncey Mitchell Depew

Chauncey Mitchell Depew

1834-1928
Politician, attorney, businessman and railway pioneer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Bonner William Arthur Dickson

Bonner William Arthur Dickson

1887-1976
Governor of the College of Aeronautics
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Frederick Dismore

1893-1940
Imperial Airways pilot and Sergeant major
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sidney Albert Dismore

Sidney Albert Dismore

circa 1900-1945
Air force officer and Assistant General Manager of Imperial Airways
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Roy Hardy Dobson

Sir Roy Hardy Dobson

1891-1968
Aircraft designer and manufacturer
Sitter in 3 portraits

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Self-portrait as My Father from the series Encounter  by Silvia Rosi © Silvia Rosi

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize

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Margaret Thatcher by Spitting Images Productions Ltd painted plastic, 1985

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David Hockney: Drawing from Life

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