General information about the Fitzwilliam Museum can be found on Wikipedia.
The museum’s own web site can been reached on this link:
The following picture from March 1904 shows King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra leaving the Fitzwilliam Museum.
CDN 20.6.1907: A University Report: The Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum should be present at three hours a day when it was open, keeping a diary recording his hours. His salary should be decreased from £300 to £250 and the money used to pay for anther member of staff.
Information about the decorative lions at the museum can be found here:
Susan Gaisford was born in Cambridge in 1943 and lived at 35 Trumpington Street. She reminisced about her childhood in 2020 and wrote this:
I can tell you that the lions who lived at the Fitzwilliam Museum didn’t go to drink in the conduits. They went at midnight to the Cam. I was told that if I saw them at midnight, they couldn’t go. As a child, you can imagine, I couldn’t resist this, so went to a front window overlooking the Fitzwilliam, and they were still there. So – the story was real. I always hoped that the lions saw the light go off and were able to go to the river.
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