Exhibition Credits

Exhibition Lenders

We are grateful to the following lenders for their generous support of the exhibition:

All Souls College, Oxford
The Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
The British Library
The British Museum
Corpus Christi College, Cambridge
Howard Dawes
Emmanuel College, Cambridge
Gainsborough’s House Society
Jesus College, Cambridge
King’s College, London
London Metropolitan Archives
The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge
The National Archives
National Museums Scotland
The Royal Collection
Royal Institute of British Architects
The Dean and Chapter of St Paul’s Cathedral
Science Museum, London
Sir John Soane’s Museum
The Wellcome Library
Whipple Museum of the History of Science, University of Cambridge
Winchester College
Worcester College, Oxford

Exhibition Credits

Curators Anthony Gerbino
Stephen Johnston
Loans management Lucy Blaxland
Graphic design Keiko Ikeuchi
Technical design Owen Shaw
Gallery preparation Nick Wicker
Installation Tom Freshwater
Jim Bennett
Conservation Cheryl Wolfe
Web design Elizabeth Bruton
Kiosk computers Spiro Vranjes
Education Chris Parkin
Publicity Laura Ashby

The Museum would like to thank John Tredinnick (Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Bath University) for computer animations and David Riches as draughtsman for the drawing videos.

Compass and Rule was created in association with the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, and was held at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford from 16 June – 6 September 2009. It will be restaged at the Center, 18 February – 30 May 2010.

This exhibition was made possible by a research grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council.


Additional support from the Bridging Support Scheme and the John Fell Fund of the University of Oxford.


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