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Busts and masks

Sir Percy Cradock
Sir Percy Cradock. Bronze bust by Angela Conner.

Adams, John Couch (1819-92)
Plaster bust by unknown sculptor. Upper Library.
Marble bust by Albert Bruce Joy, c.1873. Given by Mrs Adams. Hall.

Ascham, Roger (1515-68)
Profile portrait carved in wood. Formerly one of a series from the walls of an old house in Southampton. Given by Henry Gaselee, 1904 (See CM696/8, 10 June 1904). Upper Library.

Baily, John (1805-77)
Marble bust by John Bailey, 1851 (I. Bailey sculpt Paddington 1851 on back). Given by Mrs M.N.O. Baily, 1958. Rare Books Reading Room.

Cradock, Sir Percy (1923-2010)
Bronze bust by Angela Conner. Donated by Lord Thomas and others, 2012. Location to be decided.

Cripps, Sir Cyril Thomas (1892-1979)
Bronze bust by David Wynne. Purchased in 1973. Cripps Porters' Lodge.

Dirac, Paul Adrien Maurice (1902-84)
Bronze bust by Harald Isenstein, cast in 1973 from a 1939 plaster original. With Nobel Prize medal, 1933. Working Library Mezzanine.

Gisborne, Thomas (1758-1846)
Plaster bust by C. Smith, 1840 (C. Smith fecit 1840 on back). Lower Library.

Hall, Sir Edward Marshall (1858-1927)
Bronze bust by E.S.B., 1928 (ESB 1928 on back). Lower Library.

Herschel, Sir John Frederick William (1792-1871)
Marble bust by E.H. Bailey, 1850. Purchased by the College after the death of the sculptor. Hall.

Kennedy, Benjamin Hall (1804-1889)
Marble bust by Henry Wiles, 1889 (Henry Wiles. Sc. Camb. 1889 on back). Given by Charles Edward Graves, 1893 (See CM391/3, 17 Nov. 1893). In 1895 Graves provided the bust with a wooden pedestal, and Prebendary Moss of Shrewsbury School provided a brass plate with an inscription in Greek by Prof. Jebb (See CM447/6, 14 June 1895). Upper Library.

Scott, Alexander John (1768-1840)
Plaster bust by unknown sculptor. Given by R.A.A. Gatty, 1935. Upper Library.

Todhunter, Isaac (1820-84)
Marble bust by E.R. Mullins, 1885 (Signed E.R. Mullins 1885 on left arm). Formerly part of a memorial in the College Chapel, removed in 1974. Rare Books Reading Room.

Unknown woman
Plaster death-mask of an unidentified woman. In wooden box with inscription inside lid Sig. Mazzotti fecit 1834. Lower Library.

Wordsworth, William (1770-1850)
Plaster bust by Sir Francis Chantry, 1820 (William Wordsworth. F. Chantrey. Sc. 1820 on back). Given by Mrs M.W. Davies, 1981. Lower Library.
Plaster life-mask taken by B.R. Haydon, April 1815. Given by the widow of Dr Henry Montagu Butler, 1918. Upper Library.