Samuel Richardson(1689-1761), Novelist
Sitter associated with 9 portraits
Novelist and printer; his three novels Pamela, Clarissa Harlowe and Sir Charles Grandison, enjoyed enormous popularity at home and abroad, and brought him a wide circle of friends and correspondents. For many years he printed the Journals of the House of Commons.
More on Samuel Richardson: Jane Austen and her World book in our Shops
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.