John Gale(active early 18th century), Deaf mute who accompanied criminals to Tyburn
Sitter in 2 portraits
John Gale was a deaf mute who accompanied criminals to Tyburn. He was also known as 'dumb Jack'.
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.