William Alexander Gerhardie(1895-1977), Novelist and critic
Sitter in 7 portraits
Novelist; born of English parents in Petrograd, during the First World War served there in the British Embassy and with the British military mission in Siberia before going to Oxford University where he wrote the first of many novels, Futility: A Novel on Russian Themes (1922); his best-known work is Polyglots (1925).
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.