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Oliver Shewell Franks, Baron Franks (1905–1992), Provost (1946–1948)

© estate of Henry Lamb / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: The Queen's College, University of Oxford

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Oliver Franks was a student at Queen's, a Fellow from 1927 to 1937, Provost of Queen's from 1946 to 1948 and British Ambassador at Washington from 1948 to 1952. He was Provost of Worcester College, Oxford from 1962 to 1976.

The Queen's College, University of Oxford



Oliver Shewell Franks, Baron Franks (1905–1992), Provost (1946–1948)




oil on canvas


H 95.6 x W 70 cm

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commissioned, 1953

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