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Sir John Aird, 1st Bt

(1833-1911), Civil engineering contractor

Sitter in 5 portraits
Engineering contractor of reservoirs and gas, railway and dock works. Best known for damming the Nile, 1898-1902. MP for North Paddington, 1887-1905, and first Mayor of Paddington, 1900.

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Sir John Aird, 1st Bt, by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG 5014

Sir John Aird, 1st Bt

by Sir Leslie Ward
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 20 June 1891
NPG 5014

Sir John Aird, 1st Bt, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x8261

Sir John Aird, 1st Bt

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x8261

'Afternoon tea on the Terrace', by Benjamin Stone - NPG x133295

'Afternoon tea on the Terrace'

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x133295

Sir John Aird, 1st Bt, by James Russell & Sons - NPG x134958

Sir John Aird, 1st Bt

by James Russell & Sons
bromide print, published 1911
NPG x134958

Sir John Aird, 1st Bt ('Statesmen. No. 579.'), by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG D44547

Sir John Aird, 1st Bt ('Statesmen. No. 579.')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 20 June 1891
NPG D44547


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