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James Wilfred Adamson

(died 1970), Businessman, founder of the British Paints Organisation

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James Wilfred Adamson

by Reginald Eyre, for Baron Studios
half-plate film negative, 12 August 1959
NPG x191028

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Jaime Grant Thomson Adamson

21 November 2021, 22:40

To the memory of my Grandfather.

Jaime Grant Thomson Adamson

09 November 2021, 08:47

A man from humble beginnings created what became British Paints Limited, a global paint manufacturer, listed on the London Stock Exchange and bought by the Celanese Corporation of the United States of America.

Jaime Grant Thomson Adamson

25 October 2021, 00:14

I identify the figure as portrayed in the protrait as being Mr James Wilfred Adamson and father of his daughter my mother born Winifred Graham Adamson.

James Grant Graham Thomson

25 October 2021, 00:02

I am 1 of six grandchildren 3 born to his son James Trevor Adamson and 3 to his daughter, Winifred Graham Adamson.