Charles Kingsley Adams

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Charles Kingsley Adams CBE FBA (17 June 1899 – 19 January 1971) was director, Keeper and Secretary of the National Portrait Gallery from 1951 to 1964[1]

He was made CBE in 1954 and was a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries.

His portrait is held by the NPG[2]


  1. ^ ‘ADAMS, Charles Kingsley’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2007 accessed 6 May 2013
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