John Tyndall(1820-1893), Physicist and mountaineer
Sitter in 33 portraits
Physicist; professor, and later Director, of the Royal Institution, his address to the British Association, 1874 marked a high point in controversies over science and religion.
Watch a film clip on the sitter from the BBC Archive in the Media section below
Develop your art skills
Discover our BP Next Generation short films made by artists. Follow step by step guides in drawing and painting techniques.
Hold Still photography workshop
Reflect on your own experiences of lockdown through this easy-to-do from home, photographic exercise.
Draw Like a Renaissance Master
Revisit The Encounter exhibition and learn about Renaissance and Baroque drawing methods and materials.