The English water-colourist William Henry Hunt specialised in still life and also exhibited scenes from rustic life, but it was for his studies of birds' nests in hedgerows that he was most well known.
The British Lying-In Hospital was London's first dedicated maternity hospital. Midwifery pioneers and campaigners Zepherina Veitch and Dame Rosalind Paget trained there and went on to establish midwifery as a profession.
Portrait photographer Angus McBean is known for his radical experiments, using the devices of surrealism to create fantastical images of theatrical stars and society figures. In the early 1960s he photographed the Beatles for the cover of their first album.