Charles Babbage(1791-1871), Mathematician and computer pioneer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Mathematician and computer pioneer. He devised a calculating machine, or 'analytical engine', to which he devoted much of his life and fortune. Professor of mathematics at Cambridge, 1829-39, and a founder of the Statistical Society, 1834.
Listen to a series of podcasts exploring the lives of pioneering women, past and present.
William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.
Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.