James Wilfred Adamson
by Reginald Eyre, for Baron Studios Click on the links below to find out more
half-plate film negative, 12 August 1959
Given by Godfrey Argent, 1999
- James Wilfred Adamson (died 1970), Businessman, founder of the British Paints Organisation. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Baron Studios (active 1954-1974). Artist associated with 1297 portraits.
- Reginald Eyre (active 1950s), Photographer. Artist associated with 1 portrait.
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