Walter Lamb (classicist)

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Sir Walter Rangeley Maitland Lamb KCVO (5 January 1882 – 27 March 1961) was a British classical lecturer, author and translator.[1] He was Secretary of the Royal Academy from 1913 to 1951.[2]

He was born in Adelaide, Australia.[2] He was appointed a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (CVO), and on 1 January 1943, a Knight Commander of the Order (KCVO).[3]


  • The Royal Academy : a short history of its foundation and development by Sir Walter R.M. Lamb (1951)[4]


  1. ^ "Sir Walter Rangeley Maitland Lamb - Person - National Portrait Gallery". Retrieved 2016-12-23.
  2. ^ a b "Royal Academy of Arts Collections - Person". Retrieved 2016-12-23.
  3. ^ London Gazette. Retrieved 30 June 2017
  4. ^ [1][dead link]