Resources

Iconography and Collections Guides

Duke’s Hall portraits (coming soon): Portraits, Sculpture and Works of Art in the Entrance, Duke’s Hall and Patrons Room.
Entrance Hall paintings: Reconstruction in the Academy’s Entrance Hall of the original decorative wall paintings (1910/11) by Baron Arild Rosenkrantz
Postcards from the McCann Collection: Musical Notes – The Early Postcard
Nicolò Paganini (1782-1840) Including iconography from the Foyle Menuhin Archive
Sir Henry Wood (1869-1944)

Past Museum Exhibition Guides

Orchestral Magicians: Composer-conductors from the German Romantic tradition in London
Viotti in London: As the French people fought for égalité in the late 18th century, the violinist Giovanni Battista Viotti led his own musical revolution.
Revolutionary Violin: Viotti’s impact on performance, composition, teaching, choice of instrument and bow
Musical Notes: Collections relating to the ‘Swedish Nightingale’ Jenny Lind, composer and prolific letter-writer Priaulx Rainier and inspiring early music pioneer David Munrow.