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Robert Andrews (1725–1806) by Thomas Gainsborough, c.1750 © National Gallery, London / The Bridgeman Art Library

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Andrews, Robert (1725–1806), landowner and subject of a painting by Thomas Gainsborough, was born at Bulmer, Essex, on 10 November 1725, the son of Robert Andrews (1661–1735) and his fourth wife, Martha (d. 1749), the daughter of James Brewster (d. 1725)...

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Bevan [née Ackenhausen], Natalie Alice (1909–2007), artist, muse, and collector, was born on 22 May 1909 at 2 Pembroke Cottages, Edwardes Square, London, the elder daughter and eldest of three children of Kurt Bernhard Heinrich Carl Ackenhausen (1878/9–1954) and his wife, Alice Katherine Inchbold, ...

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Natalie Alice Bevan (1909–2007) by Mark Gertler, 1928 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Boothby, Penelope (1785–1791), artist's model and subject of poetry, was born at Lichfield, Staffordshire, on 11 April 1785, the daughter of Sir Brooke Boothby, seventh baronet (1744–1824), and his wife, Susanna (1755–1822), daughter and sole heir of Robert Bristoe or Bristow of Micheldever, Hampshire...

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Penelope Boothby (1785–1791) by Joshua Reynolds, 1788 private collection

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Brooker [née Beacon], Daphne Elizabeth (1927–2012), model and fashion teacher, was born on 8 June 1927 at the Ormond Maternity Home, 29 Blantyre Street, Chelsea, London, the elder child and only daughter of Charles Beacon, chauffeur, and his wife, Mabel Elizabeth, née...

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Brzeska, Sophie Suzanne Gaudier- [née Zofia Stefania Brzeska] (1872–1925), writer and poet, was born in Galicia on 6 June 1872, the third of nine children of Mieczysław Brzeski (1840–1899), a lawyer and participant in the Polish uprising of 1863...

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Jonathan Buttall (1752–1805) by Thomas Gainsborough, c. 1770 [The blue boy] courtesy of the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California

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Buttall, Jonathan (1752–1805), ironmonger, the possible subject of Thomas Gainsborough's painting The Blue Boy, was the eldest of the three sons of Jonathan Buttall (d. 1768), ironmonger, and Elizabeth, née Higgins (d. 1780). He was probably born at the family's house in ...

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Fanny Cornforth [Sarah Cox] (1835–1909) by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, c. 1860 Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

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Cornforth [other married names Hughes, Schott], Fanny [née Sarah Cox] (1835–1909), artists' model and intimate companion of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, was born at Steyning, Sussex, on 3 January 1835, and baptized there on 1 February 1835, the daughter of William Cox (...

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Cranfield, Charles Ernest Burland (1915–2015), United Reformed Church minister and New Testament scholar, was born at Branksome, Old Park Ridings, Winchmore Hill, north London, on 13 September 1915, the second child of Charles Ernest Cranfield (1876–1975), then a solicitor’s managing clerk, and his wife ...

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See Birley, Marcus Oswald Hornby Lecky [Mark]

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Barbara Kathleen Goalen (1921–2002) by Norman Parkinson, 1949 Norman Parkinson Ltd. / Fiona Cowan; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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Goalen [née Bach; other married name Campbell], Barbara Kathleen (1921–2002), fashion model, was born in Malaya on 1 January 1921, the daughter of John Frederick Noel Bach, a rubber plantation owner. At the age of eight she was sent to England to attend preparatory school, then to ...

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Green, (Phyllis) Pamela (1929–2010), model and actress, was born on 28 March 1929 at 209 Richmond Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, the only child of Leonard Henry Green (1902–1971), architect, and his Dutch wife, Catherine Hermance, née Dagevos (1903–1985). She left school at fourteen. From 1945 to 1947 she attended ...

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(Phyllis) Pamela Green (1929–2010) by George Harrison Marks, 1959-62 © estate of George Harrison Marks; image courtesy of Yahya El-Droubie

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Emma Hamilton, Lady Hamilton (bap. 1765, d. 1815) by George Romney, 1782–6 © National Portrait Gallery, London