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Sir Sidney Colvin

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Sir Sidney Colvin

Person  Male  Born 18/6/1845  Died 11/5/1927

Born Norwood, Surrey. Art and literary scholar and museum administrator. He was director of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge from 1876 to 1884, and then keeper of the department of prints and drawings in the British Museum.
He became a friend and mentor to Robert Louis Stevenson. Died 35 Palace Gardens Terrace, Kensington.

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Rossetti fountain

Unveiled by William Holman Hunt. There must have been a committee to erect th...

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