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Sir Martin Davies

[c1940]-1968

Title

Sir Martin Davies

Date

[c1940]-1968

Archive reference number

NG67/4/1

Description

B&w photographs of Martin Davies namely: 1 b&w photo of Davies feeding Peng the cat, whilst based at Manod during the Second World War; 7 b&w portrait photographs of Davies, 1946-1947; 5 b&w portrait photographs of Davies, 1963; 4 b&w photographs of Davies inspecting a Madonna and Child in restoration in 1963 with Edward de Beaumont, restorer at Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts; 1 b&w photo of Davies seated first left with a table of guests at the Press Association Centenary Banquet at the Savoy Hotel, 26 Nov 1968.

Davies was an Assistant Keeper during the war years, Keeper from 1960, and Director from 1968. He was knighted in 1972, and retired in 1973.

Record type

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