Poster and flyer portraits

Posters and flyers are appearing all over the University asking for nominations for our new portraits – but who appears in the portraits on the posters and where are these pictures from? They’re just a few of the diverse pictures that we’ve found at Oxford.

  • Elizabeth Pope (benefactor of Trinity College) by Thomas Smith (after an earlier work). By kind permission of the President and Fellows of Trinity College.
  • Robinson Ellis (classicist) by George Percy Jacomb-Hood. By kind permission of the President and Fellows of Trinity College.
  • Mary Somerville (writer on science and mathematics) by James Rannie Swinton. By kind permission of the Principal and Fellows of Somerville College.
  • Solomon Bandaranaike (Prime Minister of Ceylon) by David Painter. By kind permission of the Oxford Union.
  • Marie Beazley (archaeological photographer) by Harry Bloomfield. By kind permission of the Classical Art Research Centre, Oxford.
  • Hugh Springer (politician and governor-general of Barbados) by Hector Whistler. By kind permission of the Warden and Fellows of All Souls College.
  • Cornelia Sorabji (lawyer and activist) by an unknown photographer. By kind permission of the Principal and Fellows of Somerville College.

and on the flyer:

  • Richard Parkinson (Egyptologist and author of A Little Gay History) by Simon Davis. By kind permission of Richard Parkinson.