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Adshead, (Sylvia) Mary (1904–1995), mural painter and designer

Sally Hunter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Art Forms. 898 words.

Adshead, (Sylvia) Mary (1904–1995), mural painter and designer, was born on 15 February 1904 at 46 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London, the only child of Stanley Davenport Adshead...

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Angus, Margaret MacGregor [Peggy] (1904–1993), designer and artist

James Russell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Art. 1385 words.

Angus, Margaret MacGregor [Peggy] (1904–1993), designer and artist, was born on 9 November 1904 in Coronel, Chile, the tenth surviving child of David Angus (1855–1926), railway engineer,...

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Ashley [née Mountney], Laura (1925–1985), dress designer and interior decorator

Emlyn Hooson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 1340 words.

Ashley [née Mountney], Laura (1925–1985), dress designer and interior decorator, was born on 7 September 1925 at Dowlais, near Merthyr Tudful, south Wales, the eldest of the four children...

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Baker, William [name in religion Anselm] (1833–1885), heraldic artist and mural painter

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; Art. 296 words.

Baker, William [name in religion Anselm] (1833–1885), heraldic artist and mural painter, was born in Birmingham on 23 January 1833, the son of Thomas Baker, a coach painter. He appears to...

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Buckland, William

Barbara Burlison Mooney.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Art Forms; Architecture. 1288 words.

Buckland, William (14 August 1734–Nov. or Dec. 1774), craftsman, designer, and architect, was born in Oxford, England, the son of Francis Buckland, a small property-owning farmer, and Mary...

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Colman, Samuel

Kathleen L. Butler.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1308 words.

Colman, Samuel (04 March 1832–27 March 1920), painter and decorative artist, was born in Portland, Maine, the son of Samuel Colman, a publisher, and Pamela Chandler. By 1839 Colman’s father...

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Deskey, Donald

Jeffrey Cronin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design. 1579 words.

Deskey, Donald (23 November 1894–29 April 1989), industrial and interior designer, was born in Blue Earth, Minnesota, the son of Robert Deskey, a German immigrant and proprietor of a dry...

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Hakewill, John (1742–1791), painter and decorator

L. H. Cust.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 370 words.

Hakewill, John (1742–1791), painter and decorator, was born in London on 27 February 1742, the son of William Hakewill and his wife, Mary Dransfield. He was the great-grandson of William...

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Herter, Christian

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Art Forms. 3 words.

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Herter, Gustave

Catherine Hoover Voorsanger.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Art Forms. 1902 words.

Herter, Gustave (14 May 1830–29 November 1898), and Christian Herter (08 January 1839–02 November 1883), craftsmen, were born in Stuttgart, Germany, the sons of Johanna Christiana Maria...

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