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Carter, John (1815–1850), silk weaver and draughtsman

T. F. Henderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 282 words.

Carter, John (1815–1850), silk weaver and draughtsman, was born in Coggeshall, Essex, on 31 July 1815, the son of a labourer. After attending the local school he went to a charity school...

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Chamberlain, Robert (bap. 1736?, d. 1798), enameller and porcelain manufacturer

Sonia F. G. Parkinson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass. 1216 words.

Chamberlain, Robert (bap. 1736?, d. 1798), enameller and porcelain manufacturer, may have been the 'base son' (baptismal register) of Sarah Chamberlain and an unknown father, baptized at St...

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Chaplin, Ralph Hosea

Anne Huber Tripp.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1307 words.

Chaplin, Ralph Hosea (30 August 1887–23 May 1961), radical labor editor and artist, was born in Cloud County, Kansas, the son of Edgar Chaplin and Clara Bradford, farmers. Hard times forced...

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Cliff, Clarice (1899–1972), ceramic designer and art director

Alun R. Graves.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass. 1193 words.

Cliff, Clarice (1899–1972), ceramic designer and art director, was born on 20 January 1899 at 19 Meir Street, Tunstall, Staffordshire, one of eight children of Harry Thomas Cliff,...

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Cobb, John (c. 1715–1778), cabinet-maker and upholsterer

Geoffrey Beard.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 1074 words.

Cobb, John (c. 1715–1778), cabinet-maker and upholsterer, is presumably the person of that name put as apprentice in 1729 to Tim Money, a Norwich upholsterer (Boyd MSS). The Norfolk...

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Cox, James (c. 1723–1800), jeweller and entrepreneur

Roger Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Business and Management. 1464 words.

Cox, James (c. 1723–1800), jeweller and entrepreneur, was born in London, the son of Henry Cox (c.1691–1746), tailor of Broad Street, and his wife, Frances, née Matthews. He was apprenticed...

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Crane, Sir Francis (c. 1579–1636), courtier and tapestry manufacturer

Wendy Hefford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Textiles and Embroidery; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Social and Cultural History. 1695 words.

Crane, Sir Francis (c. 1579–1636), courtier and tapestry manufacturer, is first recorded in 1606. His name does not appear in registers of admissions to Oxford, Cambridge, or the inns of...

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Cure, Cornelius (d. 1608/9)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 3 words.

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Cure family (per. c. 1540–c. 1620), masons and sculptors

Adam White.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 943 words.

Cure family (per. c. 1540–c. 1620), masons and sculptors, worked in London. William Cure the elder (1514/15–1579) was born in Holland and was brought over to England in 1541 or...

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Cure the elder, William (1514/15–1579)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 3 words.

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