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Burton, Sir Richard Francis (1821–1890), explorer and author  

Jason Thompson

Burton, Sir Richard Francis (1821–1890), explorer and author, was the son of Colonel Joseph Netterville Burton and Martha Beckwith, daughter and coheir of Richard Baker of Barham House, Hertfordshire. The eldest of three children, he was born on 19 March 1821 at Torquay...

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Burton, Sir Richard Francis (1821–1890)  

Maker: Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

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Sir Richard Francis Burton (1821–1890) by Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton, c. 1872–5 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Kenneth Cecil Gandar- Dower (1908–1944) by unknown photographer, 1937 Getty Images

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Dower, Kenneth Cecil Gandar- (1908–1944), sportsman and explorer  

Jeremy Malies

Dower, Kenneth Cecil Gandar- (1908–1944), sportsman and explorer, was born on 31 August 1908 at his parents' home at 17 Sussex Place, Regent's Park, London, the fourth and youngest son of Joseph Wilson Gandar-Dower (1848–1919), of independent means, and his wife, Amelia Frances Germaine (...

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Johnston, Sir Henry Hamilton [Harry] (1858–1927), explorer and colonial administrator  

Roland Oliver

Johnston, Sir Henry Hamilton [Harry] (1858–1927), explorer and colonial administrator, was born in London on 12 June 1858, the eldest of twelve children of John Brookes Johnston, secretary of the Royal Exchange Assurance Company, and his second wife, Esther Laetitia, daughter of Robert Hamilton...

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Johnston, Sir Henry Hamilton (1858–1927)  

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Sir Henry Hamilton Johnston (1858–1927) by James Russell & Sons © National Portrait Gallery, London