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394 people matching these criteria:

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

Sir Dawson Donaldson

Sir Dawson Donaldson

1903-1990
Chairman of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Board
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir George Doughty

Sir George Doughty

1854-1914
Politician, merchant and shipowner
Sitter in 4 portraits
(William) Sholto Douglas, 1st Baron Douglas of Kirtleside

(William) Sholto Douglas, 1st Baron Douglas of Kirtleside

1893-1969
Marshal of the Royal Air Force
Sitter in 16 portraits
Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding, 1st Baron Dowding

Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding, 1st Baron Dowding

1882-1970
Pilot
Sitter in 2 portraits
Duncan Dunbar

Duncan Dunbar

1804-1862
Shipowner and merchant
Sitter in 3 portraits
William Jolly Duncan

William Jolly Duncan

1894-1960
Professor of Aeronautics and Fluid Mechanics
Sitter in 5 portraits
John William Dunne

John William Dunne

1875-1949
Soldier, aeronautical engineer and philosopher
Sitter in 4 portraits
Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart

1897-1937
Airwoman
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Henry Eccles

William Henry Eccles

1875-1966
Physicist and engineer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Selwyn Francis Edge

Selwyn Francis Edge

1868-1940
Motor car entrepreneur and racing driver
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir George Edwards

Sir George Edwards

1908-2003
Aviation pioneer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Edward Leonard Ellington

Sir Edward Leonard Ellington

1877-1967
Marshal of the Royal Air Force
Sitter in 8 portraits
Sir George Elliot, 1st Bt

Sir George Elliot, 1st Bt

1814-1893
Industrialist and Conservative politician; MP for North Durham and Monmouth Boroughs
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Ralf Billing Emerson

Sir Ralf Billing Emerson

1897-1965
Railway manager
Sitter in 1 portrait
Johanne Patricia Etherton (née Cloherty)

Johanne Patricia Etherton (née Cloherty)

1917-1996
Airwoman; wife of Ralph Etherton; daughter of Gerald Cloherty
Sitter in 1 portrait
John James Glencross Every

John James Glencross Every

circa 1829-1913
Clergyman and naval instructor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir (James) Alfred Ewing

Sir (James) Alfred Ewing

1855-1935
Engineer and cryptographer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir (Charles) Richard Fairey

Sir (Charles) Richard Fairey

1887-1956
Aircraft manufacturer
Sitter in 8 portraits
Sir James Robbie Farquharson

Sir James Robbie Farquharson

1903-2005
Railway manager and engineer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir William Scott Farren

Sir William Scott Farren

1892-1970
Lecturer in Aeronautics and Engineering
Sitter associated with 8 portraits

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