Sir Brinsley Ford
This collection has been fully catalogued on our library and photographic archive catalogue.
In 2008, approximately 250 exhibition catalogues on 20th-century artists and on the subject of the Grand Tour were donated by the family of the late Sir Brinsley Ford.
Sir (Richard) Brinsley Ford (1908-1999) was a gentleman-scholar, connoisseur and collector. His publications included 'Drawings of Richard Wilson' (1951) and 'English Taste in the Eighteenth Century' (1956). He was chairman of the National Art Collections Fund (1975-1980).