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Hidden Histories: Browse by Name



This option lets you explore aspects of the Fitzwilliam Museum's collections through some of the people associated with the objects - academics, artists, collectors, spies, travellers and writers.

Who was Richard, 7th Viscount Fitzwilliam of Merrion, the founder of the Museum? Which two illustrators and collectors were depicted in a painting, now in the Fitzwilliam, as medieval saints?

Select a letter and scroll through the portraits using the left and right arrows (this is best viewed with Flash Player plug-in - click here for free download if required).

A
Rudolph Ackermann
Sultan Ali bin Salah Al-Qu'aiti
B
George Basevi FRS
John Bellany CBE RA
Alan Bennett
Helaine Blumenfeld
Anthony Blunt
Hon. Mildmay Thomas Boscawen
Richard Bray ARBS
A.S. Byatt
C
Luigi Celotti
Sir Sydney Carlyle Cockerell
Hans Coper
D
Edmund de Waal FRSA
F
Charles Fairfax Murray
Richard 7th Viscount Fitzwilliam
G
Godfrey St George Montague Gompertz CBE
Christophe Gordon-Brown
Antony Gormley OBE RA
Susanna Gregory
Philip Grierson
Anne Hull Grundy
H
Rebecca Harvey
Christopher Hogwood CBE
Joanna Howells
John Hubbard
Diane Hudson
Nathan Huxtable
J
Montague Rhodes James OM
K
David Kinloch
L
Patrick Lennon
James Lin
M
Harry Meader
Paul Mellon KBE
Adrian Mitchell
Richard Mortimer
P
Jill Paton Walsh CBE
Ernest Saville Peck
John Pratt
R
Roddy Regan
Charles de Sousy Ricketts
Dame Lucie Rie
Henry Rothschild
Christina Rozeik
S
Ruth E. Scott
Charles Haslewood Shannon
Michelle Spring
Robin Stemp
Rebecca Stott
T
Claire Tomalin FRSL
W
Marina Warner FBA RRSL
Peter Whitehead
Z
Mademoiselle Zacharie (Anne Bernard)