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Durnford, Walter, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0272/KCAC/1/4/DurnfordW

Scope and Contents

Sir Walter Durnford (1847-1926) attended Eton 1859-65 and was then admitted as a scholar to King's. He earned his BA and Fellowship in 1869, MA in 1872, LLD in 1919. In 1870 Durnford returned to Eton as an Assistant Master, but came back to King's in 1899. In 1909 he became Vice-Provost of King's, and in 1910 a Fellow of Eton. His services during the war were recognized in 1919 when he was created GBE. He was Provost of King's 1918-1926. This is a photogravure print of a portrait by Sir William Orpen.


  • Creation: 1924

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1 item(s) : paper

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Conserved by Museum Conservation Services in 2016.

Related Materials

See KCAC/6/1/28/4/4/10 for conservation information.

Related Materials

BOD C 62/5, 62/6 and 62/7 are images of Durnford held at the Bodleian Library, Oxford.

Date information

DateText: The portrait was printed in 1924. It is unknown when the reprint was made.

Finding aid date

2006-01-11 11:34:23+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Archive Centre, King's College, Cambridge Repository

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