© Norman McBeath / National Portrait Gallery, London
Dame Kay Davies
by Norman McBeath Click on the links below to find out more
bromide print, December 1997
10 3/8 in. x 10 3/8 in. (265 mm x 265 mm)
Given by Norman McBeath, 1999
- Dame Kay Davies (1951-), Geneticist; Dr Lee's Professor of Anatomy, University of Oxford. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Norman McBeath (1952-), Photographer. Artist of 54 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
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