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Finlay, (William) Ian Robertsonlocked

  • Charles D. Waterston


Finlay, (William) Ian Robertson (1906–1995), museum director and art historian, was born at Auckland, New Zealand, on 2 December 1906, the son of William Walker Robertson Finlay (1875–1961), stationer and artist, and his wife, Annie Margaret, née Somerville (1875–1951). Within six weeks of his birth, his parents, who were Scottish, returned to ...

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