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Sir Abdul Qadir (1874-1951), Newspaper editor, journalist, politician and lawyer. 4 Portraits

Qianlong (1711-1799), Emperor of China, reigned 1736-96. 2 Portraits

Will Quadflieg (1914-2003), Actor and director. 1 Portrait

Pete Quaife (1943-2010), Musician; bassist for The Kinks. 14 Portraits

Richard Quain (1800-1887), Anatomist and surgeon. 1 Portrait

Sir Richard Quain, Bt (1816-1898), Physician. 3 Portraits

Dame Mary Quant (1934-), Fashion designer. 25 Portraits

Margo Quantrell (1942-2016), Singer, member of 'The Breakaways'. 1 Portrait

Bernard Alfred Quaritch (1871-1913), Antiquarian book dealer; son of Bernard Quaritch. 1 Portrait

Francis Quarles (1592-1644), Poet. 7 Portraits

John Quarles (1624 or 1625-1665), Poet. 4 Portraits

Robert Quarme, Yeoman Usher. 2 Portraits

Pietro Quaroni (1898-1971), Italian Diplomat; Ambassador to London. 3 Portraits

Richard Quarry. 2 Portraits

Leon Quartermaine (1876-1967), Actor. 1 Portrait

Charlotte Eunice Amoah Quashie-Idun. 1 Portrait

Dinah Quashie-Idun, Second daughter of Sir Samuel Quashie-Idun. 1 Portrait

Frances Quashie-Idun, Eldest daughter of Sir Samuel Quashie-Idun. 1 Portrait

Sir Samuel Okai Quashie-Idun (1902-1966), Judge in Nigeria and Ghana. 3 Portraits

Phineas Quass (died 1961), Queen's Counsel. 2 Portraits

Judah Hirsch Quastel (1899-1987), Professor of Neurochemistry. 2 Portraits

Antoine-Chrysostome Quatremère de Quincy (1755-1849), Architectural theorist and writer on art. 1 Portrait

Suzi Quatro (Susan Kay Quatrocchio) (1950-), Singer and musician. 1 Portrait

David Quay (1948-), Graphic designer and typographer. 1 Portrait

Anna Quayle (Anne Veronica Maria Quayle) (1932-2019), Actress. 1 Portrait

Sir (John) Anthony Quayle (1913-1989), Actor and theatre director. 12 Portraits

Jonathan Quearney, Tailor. 1 Portrait

Almeric Hugh Paget, 1st Baron Queenborough (1861-1949), Politician, yachtsman and founder of the Military Massage Service. 5 Portraits

William Douglas, 1st Duke of Queensberry (1637-1695), Politician; Lord High Commissioner of Scotland. 1 Portrait

James Douglas, 2nd Duke of Queensberry (1662-1711), Lord Privy Seal. 1 Portrait

Charles Douglas, 3rd Duke of Queensberry and 2nd Duke of Dover (1698-1778), Courtier and politician. 2 Portraits

Catherine Douglas (née Hyde), Duchess of Queensberry (1701-1777), Eccentric beauty and patron of writers. 4 Portraits

William Douglas, 4th Duke of Queensberry (1724-1810), Rake and patron of the turf. 12 Portraits

John Sholto Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensberry (1844-1900), Patron of boxing. 2 Portraits

Mary Louise Douglas (née Bickel), Marchioness of Queensberry (died 1956), Second wife of 10th Marquess of Queensberry; daughter of Richard Bickel. 6 Portraits

Joan Quennell (1923-2006), Politician; Conservative MP for Petersfield. 1 Portrait

Sir Peter Courtney Quennell (1905-1993), Writer and editor. 15 Portraits

Sarah Quennell (1942-), Daughter of Sir Peter Courtney Quennell. 4 Portraits

William Quennell (1839-1908), Rector of Shenfield and Canon of St Albans. 1 Portrait

Caroline Quentin (1960-), Actress. 1 Portrait

George Augustus Quentin (1760-1851), Lieutenant-General. 3 Portraits

François Quesnel (1543-1619), Painter. 2 Portraits

John Egerton Quested (1866-1943), Justice of the Peace. 1 Portrait

Johann Adam Graf von Questenberg (1678-1752), Viennese musician. 1 Portrait

David John Kinsley Quibell, 1st Baron Quibell (1879-1962), Politician, builder and contractor. 15 Portraits

Diana Quick (1946-), Actress. 6 Portraits

John Quick (baptised 1636-1706), Clergyman and ejected minister. 2 Portraits

John Quick (1748-1831), Actor. 10 Portraits

Hugh Richard Heathcote Gascoyne-Cecil, Baron Quickswood (1869-1956), Politician and provost of Eton. 29 Portraits

Hugh Quigley (1895-1979), Economist and farmer. 1 Portrait

Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (1863-1944), Known as 'Q'; writer, novelist and literary scholar. 23 Portraits

Denis Clifford Quilley (1927-2003), Actor. 2 Portraits

Sir Anthony Raymond Leopold Cuthbert Quilter, 4th Bt (1937-), Landowner. 7 Portraits

Mary Elise (née Gooch), Lady Quilter, Wife of Sir Anthony Quilter, 4th Bt; daughter of Brian Gooch. 7 Portraits

Roger Quilter (1877-1953), Composer. 10 Portraits

Sir William Cuthbert Quilter, 1st Bt (1841-1911), Art collector and politician. 4 Portraits

Clinton Simon Quin (1883-1956), Bishop of Texas. 1 Portrait

D. Quin (active 1923). 1 Portrait

Frederic Hervey Foster Quin (1799-1878), Homeopathic physician. 1 Portrait

H. Quin (active 1923). 1 Portrait

James Quin (1693-1766), Actor. 4 Portraits

William Quin (active 1860s), of Burleigh, Wexford; husband of Jeanette Quin (née Anderson). 1 Portrait

Mary Gardner Quincy (née Adams) (1845-1928), Wife of Henry Parker Quincy; daughter of Charles Francis Adams, Sr. 1 Portrait

Edgar Quinet (1803-1875), Poet, historian and political philosopher. 1 Portrait

Henry Quinlan (1906-2000), Major-General. 11 Portraits

Derek Quinn (1942-2020), Musician; guitarist and harmonica player for Freddie and the Dreamers. 1 Portrait

Marc Quinn (1964-), Artist. 7 Portraits

Michael ('Mickey') Quinn (1969-), Musician; bassist for Supergrass. 1 Portrait

John Charles Quinnell (1891-1983), Air Commodore. 8 Portraits

Charles Todd Quintard (1824-1898), Bishop of Tennessee. 5 Portraits

Anthony Meredith Quinton, Baron Quinton (1925-2010), Philosopher and President of Trinity College, Oxford. 1 Portrait

Margaret Constance Quinton (née Vesey) (1912-1994), Wife of Herbert Quinton; daughter of Hon. Thomas Eustace Vesey. 4 Portraits

John Nathaniel Quirk (1849-1924), Suffragan Bishop of Jarrow. 2 Portraits

Raymond Fitzwilliam Quirke (1889-1956), Army officer. 4 Portraits

Adrian Quist (1913-1991), Tennis player. 1 Portrait

Lady Quist, Wife of Sir Emmanuel Charles Quist. 4 Portraits

Merlin Quo (1925-2005), Television producer; son of Quo Tai-Chi, Chinese Ambassador to London. 1 Portrait

Sheikh Jalal Quraishi (active 1930s), Perfume blender. 1 Portrait