Graham Hill(1929-1975), Racing driver
Sitter in 6 portraits
Born in Hampstead, Hill started as an apprentice at Smith's, instrument makers. In the early 1950s rowing was his main sport. A chance meeting with Colin Chapman found him working for the Lotus Car Company at Hornsey first as a mechanic then from 1957 as a driver. In 1962 Hill became the first British driver to win the World Championship in an all-British car, a Grand-Prix Formula One.
Visit From Your Armchair
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
An online exhibition celebrating the very best in contemporary portrait photography.
Explore our community photography project, which presents a personal record of the UK during lockdown.
Sculptures in 360°
See sculptures and fascinating objects from our Collection from all angles.
David Hockney: Drawing from Life
Watch highlights from our special exhibition, which had to close early in March 2020 due to lockdown.