The Man Who Knew Infinity

This month sees the release of the film 'The Man Who Knew Infinity' based on the life of the mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887-1920). Parts of the film were shot here at Trinity College. Some of his papers (Add.ms.a.94) are deposited in the College Library and can be consulted online via the Wren Digital Library. Ramanujan …

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Photograph of the Month: College Employees in Great Court

This month's photograph comes from a collection of lantern slides found at a school and donated to Trinity. It shows two college servants standing in the south-east corner of Great Court and was taken c. 1909-1911. The basket was probably used for table linen. Using the optical device of a magic lantern (an early form …

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