Marcus Risdell

Memberships (professional bodies)

Association of Performing Arts Collections SSN (co-chair).

Central London Historic Collections Group.

Theatre Library Association.

Committee of the Society for Theatre Research.

Association of Pall Mall Libraries.

Career summary

Freelance art historian/Digital Archivist, Curator at the Garrick Club Collections & Library.

Areas of interest / research

Theatrical and performance iconography.

Details of books/publications relating to your work on British portraiture

Garrick Club website.

‘Picturing Rich’ in The Stage’s Glory – John Rich (1692-1761), University of Delaware Press, 2011.

The Face & Figure of Shakespeare: How Britain’s 18th century sculptors invented a National Hero, (co-curator, author & editor of exhibition and catalogue), Orleans House Gallery, 2009.