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Collins, Cecil James Henrylocked



Collins, Cecil James Henry (1908–1989), painter, was born in Plymouth on 23 March 1908, the only child of Henry Collins, an engineer in a Plymouth laundry, and his wife, Mary Bowie. He won scholarships to the Plymouth School of Art (1924–7) and the ...

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