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Colvin, Sidney, born at Norwood in 1845. He entered at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he gained the Chancellor's Medal for English verse, and graduated as third classic, and became Fellow in 1869. In 1873 he was appointed Slade professor of Fine Arts, and became director of the Fitzwilliam Museum in 1876. In 1884 he was appointed Keeper of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum. He has written a good deal, among his works being Lives of Landor and Keats for the English Men of Letters series.