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519 people matching these criteria:

- role matching 'sitter'
- profession 'Travel and Exploration'

Cecil Henry Meares

Cecil Henry Meares

1877-1937
Lieutenant-Colonel, linguist and Antarctic explorer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Ray Mears

Ray Mears

1964-
Woodsman, instructor, author and television presenter
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Jack Henry Edmond Duke, 3rd Baron Merrivale

1917-2007
Businessman
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Ralph Ismay Metcalfe

Sir Ralph Ismay Metcalfe

1896-1977
Director of Sea Transport, Mem and Port of London Authority
Sitter in 12 portraits
Sir Geoffroy William Millais, 4th Bt

Sir Geoffroy William Millais, 4th Bt

1863-1941
Traveller and photographer; son of Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir (Philip) Eric Millbourn

Sir (Philip) Eric Millbourn

1902-1982
Adviser on Shipping
Sitter in 1 portrait
Lady Dorothy Mills (née Walpole)

Lady Dorothy Mills (née Walpole)

1889-1959
Traveller and novelist; former wife of Arthur F. H. Mills; daughter of 5th Earl of Orford
Sitter in 11 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Sir Anthony Horace Milward

1905-1981
Airline executive
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Sir Ellis Hovell Minns

1874-1953
Archaeologist and palaeographer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Francis Maximilian Misson

Francis Maximilian Misson

circa 1650-1722
Traveller and author
Sitter associated with 1 portrait
Maryna Mniszech

Maryna Mniszech

circa 1588-1614
Political adventurer; wife of False Dmitri I, Tsar of Russia
Sitter in 1 portrait
Dolores Theresa ('Jackie') Moggridge (née Sorour)

Dolores Theresa ('Jackie') Moggridge (née Sorour)

1922-2004
Pilot
Sitter in 1 portrait
Edward Lucas Mole

Edward Lucas Mole

1906-1997
Pilot
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Percy Alport Molteno

1861-1937
Barrister, shipowner and politician
Sitter in 1 portrait
Judith (née Barent Cohen), Lady Montefiore

Judith (née Barent Cohen), Lady Montefiore

1784-1862
Travel writer and philanthropist; wife of Sir Moses Haim Montefiore
Sitter in 1 portrait
Robert Alfred Hardcastle Collier, 3rd Baron Monkswell

Robert Alfred Hardcastle Collier, 3rd Baron Monkswell

1875-1964
Diplomat
Sitter in 8 portraits
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

1689-1762
Writer and traveller
Sitter associated with 9 portraits
Edward Wortley Montagu

Edward Wortley Montagu

1713-1776
Writer and traveller; son of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
Sitter in 5 portraits
Lola Montez (Elizabeth Rosanna Gilbert)

Lola Montez (Elizabeth Rosanna Gilbert)

1821-1861
Adventuress, dancer and actress
Sitter in 1 portrait
Cyril Moore

Cyril Moore

Editor, 'Countrygoer' books
Sitter in 7 portraits
Mrs Percy Morgan

Mrs Percy Morgan

Foreign visitor; wife of Percy Morgan
Sitter in 1 portrait
James Justinian Morier

James Justinian Morier

1782-1849
Writer and diplomat
Sitter in 3 portraits
George Ernest Morrison

George Ernest Morrison

1862-1920
Political adviser in China, traveller in the Far East and correspondent for 'The Times'
Sitter in 1 portrait
Henry Canova Vollam ('H.V.') Morton

Henry Canova Vollam ('H.V.') Morton

1892-1979
Travel writer
Sitter in 12 portraits
Edward Ratcliffe Garth Russell Evans, 1st Baron Mountevans

Edward Ratcliffe Garth Russell Evans, 1st Baron Mountevans

1880-1957
Admiral; Antarctic explorer
Sitter associated with 8 portraits
George Annesley, 2nd Earl of Mountnorris

George Annesley, 2nd Earl of Mountnorris

1769-1844
Traveller
Sitter in 2 portraits
Walter Edward Guinness, 1st Baron Moyne of Bury St Edmunds

Walter Edward Guinness, 1st Baron Moyne of Bury St Edmunds

1880-1944
Politician and traveller
Sitter in 63 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Litellus Russell Muirhead

1896-1976
Editor of 'Blue Guides' travel books
Sitter in 7 portraits
Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, 1st Bt

Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, 1st Bt

1792-1871
Geologist and geographer
Sitter in 22 portraits
Sir Charles Augustus Murray

Sir Charles Augustus Murray

1806-1895
Diplomat and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Margaret Alice Murray

Margaret Alice Murray

1863-1963
Egyptologist and author
Sitter in 6 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Eric Muspratt

1899-1949
Travel writer
Sitter in 8 portraits
Arthur Bowen Richards Myers

Arthur Bowen Richards Myers

1838-1921
Army surgeon and travel writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Fridtjof Nansen

Fridtjof Nansen

1861-1930
Explorer, oceanographer, statesman and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir George Strong Nares

Sir George Strong Nares

1831-1915
Vice-Admiral and Arctic explorer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Thomas Neale

Thomas Neale

died circa 1643
Travel writer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Edward W. Nelson

Edward W. Nelson

1883-1923
Biologist; member of British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913
Sitter in 1 portrait
(George) Eric Newby

(George) Eric Newby

1919-2006
Travel writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
John William Norie

John William Norie

1772-1843
Writer on navigation
Sitter in 1 portrait
Marianne North

Marianne North

1830-1890
Painter and traveller
Sitter in 2 portraits
Thomas Nugent

Thomas Nugent

circa 1700-1772
Writer and traveller
Sitter in 1 portrait
Lawrence Oates

Lawrence Oates

1880-1912
Antarctic explorer
Sitter associated with 4 portraits
Laurence Oliphant

Laurence Oliphant

1829-1888
Diplomatist and traveller
Sitter in 1 portrait
George Oliver

George Oliver

1782-1867
Freemason, topographer, writer and rector
Sitter in 1 portrait
Omai

Omai

circa 1753-circa 1780
First Tahitian to visit England
Sitter in 5 portraits
Max O'Rell

Max O'Rell

1848-1903
Author, traveller and lecturer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski

Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski

1876-1945
Polish writer, explorer and anti-Communist political activist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Mrs Frank Otter

Mrs Frank Otter

Foreign visitor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Guy Butler Owen

Guy Butler Owen

1870-1951
Colonial broker in the City of London
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Gifford Palgrave

William Gifford Palgrave

1826-1888
Jesuit, traveller and diplomat; son of Sir Francis Palgrave
Sitter in 10 portraits
Mungo Park

Mungo Park

1771-1806
Explorer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Thomas Heazle Parke

Thomas Heazle Parke

1857-1893
Army medical officer and explorer in Africa
Sitter in 3 portraits
Mansfield Parkyns

Mansfield Parkyns

1823-1894
Traveller in Africa
Sitter in 1 portrait
Claudia Parsons

Claudia Parsons

1900-1998
First woman to circumnavigate the world by car
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Raymond M. Patterson

1898-1984
Writer and explorer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Tim Peake

Tim Peake

1972-
Astronaut
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Ralph Sneyd Pearson

Sir Ralph Sneyd Pearson

1874-1958
Engineer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Robert Edwin Peary

Robert Edwin Peary

1856-1920
Arctic explorer and naval officer
Sitter in 1 portrait
George Robert Charles Herbert, 13th Earl of Pembroke

George Robert Charles Herbert, 13th Earl of Pembroke

1850-1895
Travel writer; Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery
Sitter in 6 portraits
Thomas Pennant

Thomas Pennant

1726-1798
Naturalist and topographer
Sitter in 4 portraits

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

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Margaret Thatcher by Spitting Images Productions Ltd painted plastic, 1985

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