• At the autumn 2005 meeting of the Centre’s Advisory Council the following Grants were awarded:

Curatorial Research Grants

  • Ashmolean Museum The Ashmolean Chantrey Project, to support a three-year fellowship to work on the Chantrey plaster models.
  • British Museum, Dept. of Prints and Drawings British Reproductive Printmaking Project, to support a three-year research fellowship to catalogue part of the British Print collection.
  • Henry Moore Foundation Gunnis Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851, to support the final phase of the project.
  • National Portrait Gallery, to support part-time researchers working on a Catalogue of Later Victorian Portraits.
  • National Trust Paper Architecture - Architectural Drawings in National Trust Collections, to support an architectural research curator for one year on the project to catalogue architectural drawings in National Trust Collections.
  • York Museums Trust The York Collection of Works on Paper (Phase II), to support a the part-time research post for one year on the cataloging project.

Educational Programme Grants

  • National Portrait Gallery Shakespeare: Portraiture, Biography and the Material World, funding towards an exhibition conference in May 2006.
  • The Emery Walker Trust Emery Walker's House: The Arts and Crafts Movement in London and the Cotswolds, funding towards a joint conference with the Victorian Society in November 2005.
  • University of Birmingham and Keele University Victorian Masculinities, funding towards a Research Student conference in April 2006.
  • University of Birmingham, Dept of History of Art Eighteenth-Century Voices, funding towards a student-led conference in June 2006.
  • University of Warwick, AHRC Centre for the Study of Renaissance Elites and Court Cultures The Intellectual & Cultural World of the Early Modern Inns of Court, funding towards a conference in September 2006.

Research Support Grants

  • Ruth Brimacombe A Grand Tour in the Greater Britain: Art & the Prince of  Wales' Royal Progress to India in 1875-6, support for research visit to India.
  • Peter Black support for research visit in UK for a publication on Dr William Hunter's art collection.
  • Anne Dulau support for research visit in UK for a publication on Dr William Hunter's art collection.
  • Nancy E. Green support for research visit to UK for an exhibition and catalogue ‘Bloomsbury: A Sense of Place, from Holland Park to Charleston’.
  • Helen McCormack, support for research visit in UK for Ph.D. thesis concerning Dr William Hunter's house in Great Windmill Street c.1768-1789.
  • John Potvin Vale(d) Pleasures: Charles Shannon and Charles Ricketts and the Art of Domesticity, support for research visit to UK.
  • Elizaveta Renne support for research visit to UK in connection with the preparation of a full catalogue of British Paintings in the Hermitage.
  • Abbie N. Sprague Edward Wadsworth (1889-1947): The Queen Mary Commission, support for research visit to UK.
  • Ulrike Tomalla support for research visit to UK for Ph.D thesis on ‘Fashionable Images: 18th Century English Pocket Book Illustrations in Light of the Portraiture of Thomas Gainsborough’.

Publication Grants (Author)

  • Anna Chalcraft & Judith Viscardi towards the cost of publishing their book A Castle built for Eternity (Interior decoration of Strawberry Hill).
  • Vic Gatrell towards the cost of publishing his book The passion of laughter: Sex, manners, and satirical print in London 1770-1830.
  • Andor Gomme towards the cost of publishing his article ‘Chevening Confirmed’.
  • Brian W. Harvey and Carol Fitzgerald towards the cost of publishing their book Elgar, Vicat Cole and the Ghosts of Brinkwells.
  • Frederic Ogee towards the cost of publishing an article in Henry Fielding, A Collection of Essays for the Bicentenary of his Death.
  • Denise Blake Oleksijczuk towards the cost of publishing her book The First Panoramas: Vision, the Body and British Imperialism 1787-1820.
  • John Peacock towards the cost of publishing his book The Look of Van Dyck: The 'Self-Portrait with a Sunflower' and the vision of the Painter.
  • Andrew Saint towards the cost of publishing his book Architect and Engineer: A Study in Sibling Rivalry.
  • Vyacheslav P. Shestakov towards the cost of publishing his book on the History of English Art from the Middle Ages to our Day.
  • Adam White towards the cost of publishing his book Lady Anne Clifford: Culture, Patronage and Gender in Seventeenth-century Britain.

Publication Grants (Publisher)

  • Ashgate Publishing Ltd towards the cost of publishing John Peacock’s The Look of Van Dyck: The ‘Self-Portrait with a Sunflower' and the Vision of the Painter.
  • Corporation of London, Guildhall Art Gallery towards the cost of publishing Mark Bills & Vivien Knight (Eds) William Powell Frith.
  • Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi (CVMA) towards the cost of publishing Penny Hebgin-Barnes The Medieval Stained Glass of Cheshire and Lancashire.
  • Djanogly Gallery, The University of Nottingham towards the cost of publishing the exhibition catalogue From Victorian to Modern: Laura Knight, Vanessa Bell, Gwen John 1890-1920 by Dr Pamela Gerrish-Nunn.
  • London Jewish Museum of Art, Ben Uri Gallery towards the cost of publishing the exhibition catalogue Embracing the Exotic: Jacob Epstein and Dora Gordine, Rachel Dickson & Sarah MacDougall (Eds).
  • National Trust towards the cost of publishing Santina M. Levey’s The Hardwick Hall Embroideries.
  • Public Monuments and Sculpture Association towards the cost of publishing Terry Cavanagh Public Sculpture of South London.
  • Reaktion Books towards the cost of publishing Andrew Causey Peter Lanyon.
  • Reaktion Books towards the cost of publishing Alan Powers Britain in Modern Architectures in History series.
  • RIBA Enterprises Ltd towards the cost of publishing Dr Barbara Simms (Ed) Eric Lyons and Span exhibition catalogue.
  • Royal Pavilion, Brighton & Hove City Council towards the cost of publishing the exhibition catalogue Rex Whistler: The Triumph of Fancy.
  • The Buildings of Scotland Trust towards publishing K. Cruft, J. Dunbar, R. Fawcett’s Buildings of Scotland: Borders.
  • The Wordsworth Trust towards publishing Dr Robert Woof, Conal Shields & Stephen Hebron Constable and the Lake District, 1806.
  • Trefoil Press/Trilistnik, Moscow towards publishing Galina Andreeva George Dawe (1781-1829).
  • York Museums Trust towards publishing the exhibition catalogue Constantine the Great: York's Roman Emperor.
  • Yorkshire Archaeological Society towards publishing Adam White Lady Anne Clifford: Culture, Patronage and Gender in Seventeenth-century Britain.