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The Reverend John Norman Davidson Kelly (1909–1997), Principal (1951–1979)

© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford

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The sitter joined St Edmund Hall in 1934 as Chaplain and tutor in Theology and Philosophy. Alfred Brotherston Emden appointed him as Vice-Principal in 1937. He became Principal on Emden's retirement.

St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford





oil on canvas


H 120 x W 90 cm (E)

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commissioned, 1960

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St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford

Queen's Lane, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 4AR England

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