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Collins, Cecil James Henry (1908-1989), painter

William Anderson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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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 Royal College of Art (RCA) (1927-31), where ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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