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Sir Arthur Vick (1911–1998)

© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Queen's University Belfast

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Arthur Vick was educated at Waverley Grammar School, Birmingham and Birmingham University. From 1936 to 1944 he lectured in physics at University College, London and from 1939 to 1944 was also assistant director of the Ministry of Supply. In 1945 he received the OBE. He lectured in physics at Manchester University (1944–1950) and was professor of physics at the University of North Staffordshire (1950–1959).

Queen's University Belfast





oil on canvas


H 91.5 x W 71.1 cm

Accession number

QUB 58

Acquisition method

gift, 1976

Work type


Inscription description

Michael Noakes 1976 ('completed August 1976' on reverse)


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