'I Turned it into a Palace': Sir Sydney Cockerell and The Fitzwilliam Museum

Let curator Dr. Stella Panayotova be your guide to the exhibition 'I turned it into a palace': Sir Sydney Cockerell and The Fitzwilliam Museum in this behind-the-scenes introduction to the treasures on display, including the 14th-century Macclesfield Psalter, works by the Pre-Raphaelites, William Blake and Thomas Hardy. This podcast explores the stories behind many of these fascinating artworks, brought together for the first time in celebration of one of the most dynamic periods in the Fitzwilliam's history: the Directorship of Sir Sydney Cockerell from 1908 to 1937. (First Published: 25 Nov 2008)

Published: 20 Nov 2008

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