Understanding British Portraits Fellowships 2016

The network granted three Fellowships to museum professionals in spring 2016; Kate Noble & Lucy Shipp (Fitzwilliam Museum); Su Hepburn (Royal Pavilion and Museums, Brighton), and Laura Millward (Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, Leeds). With funding and support over the following year, the recipients have completed their respective projects. In this short film the Fellows discuss their respective projects, principal research findings, and project outputs.















Podcasts from the Hardwick Hall Study day, 1 March 2016

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Understanding British Portraits Woburn Abbey study day, 9 December 2015

See highights from this study day examining the collection of the Duke of Bedford at Woburn Abbey. Further details on the event here >>


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Podcasts from the Annual Seminar, 25 November 2015

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Anna Moore introduces her Bursary research on Samuel Percy (c.1750-1819)

Anna Moore, Acting Curator of Sculpture at the Victoria and Albert Museum, discusses her research into the late Georgian wax portraitist Samuel Percy (c.1750—1819), conducted with the support of an Understanding British Portraits Bursary in 2014/15.