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French, (Leonard) John (1907–1966), photographer

Alexia Bleathman

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published online September 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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French, (Leonard) John (1907–1966), photographer, was born at 74 Winchester Road, Edmonton, Middlesex, on 1 March 1907, the son of Charles William French (b. 1880), a compositor, and his wife, Katherine, née Macers. He trained at Hornsey School of Art from 1926 to 1927 after which he worked for a short time at a block-making firm. In 1930 he travelled to ...

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