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Dr Nicholas David Argent (b.1955), BA, PhD, Headmaster of Elizabeth College (2001–2009)

© the artist. Photo credit: Elizabeth College, Guernsey

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Dr Nicholas David Argent was Principal of Elizabeth College from 2001 to 2009.

The artist, Elizabeth Adams attended Bourneville School of Art (Ruskin Hall) and Stourbridge College of Art. She studied graphics at Birmingham College of Art and after graduating worked in advertising agencies in Worcester, London and Guernsey before teaching Art and Design for 21 years at Elizabeth College. The three portraits of College principals were painted close to their departure in keeping with the tradition of recording the history of the College. Two paintings of Guernsey Bailiffs painted by Elizabeth hang in the Royal Court.

Elizabeth College, Guernsey

St Peter Port


oil on canvas


H 49.5 x W 38.8 cm

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Elizabeth College, Guernsey

The Grange, St Peter Port, Guernsey GY1 2PY Channel Islands

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