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Douglas Illingworth (1882-1949), Barrister; patron of the arts

Sitter in 2 portraits
Barrister and patron of the arts. A close friend of the artists George Clausen, Alfred Rich and James Pryde and later Meredith Frampton. His encouragement made a substantial contribution to Winifred's career. Their marriage lasted 29 years and together they travelled to Leipzig where Radford studied singing with Elena Gerhardt and made her concert debut in 1930 in a Lieder recital.

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Douglas Illingworth; Winifred Radford

by Stop Press Agency
vintage bromide print, 12 April 1920
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Douglas Illingworth

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
vintage bromide print, early 1920s
NPG x88965