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Christopher Garibaldi

Christopher Garibaldi

PhD Candidate

St John’s College


BA (Hons)/MA – English Language and Literature (Greyfriars Hall, University of Oxford)

Diploma – History of Fine and Decorative Art (The Study Centre for the History of Fine and Decorative Art, London)

2006/7: MBA (University of Cape Town, Graduate School of Business)

2019/20: MPhil – History of Art and Architecture (University of Cambridge)

PhD Research Topic: The Royal Palaces at Newmarket from 1605 to 1855 and the influence of horseracing on patterns of aristocratic patronage in the long eighteenth century.

Supervisor: Dr Frank Salmon

Advisor: Dr Alexander Marr

Research Interests

The architect William Samwell (1628-1676); equestrianism and English architectural history; the country house and collections; the significance of applied/decorative art (particularly silver) and furnishings within architectural schemes; history of royal patronage.