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Tudor Elwyn Watkins (1903–1983), Baron Watkins of Glantawe

© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Powys County Council

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The sitter was a Labour politician. He was born at Abercrave in the Swansea Valley on 9 May 1903, the eldest son of County Councillor Howell Watkins, JP, a Baptist deacon and lay preacher. He received his education at the local elementary school, evening continuation classes, university tutorial classes, classes organised by the WEA and the National Council of Labour Colleges, and later (as the recipient of a bursary) at Coleg Harlech.

Powys County Hall

Llandrindod Wells

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    oil on canvas

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    121 x 90 cm

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Powys County Hall

Llandrindod Wells, Powys LD1 5LG Wales

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