Three-quarter length portrait of Thomas Adams wearing a black suit, and seated on a chair. His left hand rests on a Bible.
The artist and exact date of the portrait are not known. Caption on reverse of frame states 'Thomas Adams of The Firs, Nottingham. Father-in-law of C.B. Kingdon'.
Note that 'The Firs' is now known as 'Lenton Firs' and is part of the University Park Campus of The University of Nottingham.