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Sidney Colvin

Sidney Colvin (WikiCommons)
Sidney Colvin (WikiCommons)

Dates of office: 1876 - 1884

Art critic and writer, particularly for 'The Portfolio' and 'The Fortnightly Review'; Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum 1876–83; then Keeper of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum, 1883–1912. Knighted in 1911. Friend and literary mentor of Robert Louis Stevenson.

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