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Angadi, Patricia Clare (1914–2001), novelist and painter

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 4 words.

See Angadi, Ayana Deva

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Appleton, Thomas Gold

Vincent Freimarck.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 874 words.

Appleton, Thomas Gold (31 March 1812–17 April 1884), writer and artist, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Nathan Appleton, a merchant, and Maria Theresa Gold. Nathan Appleton,...

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Bainbridge, Dame Beryl Margaret (1932–2010), actress, writer, and artist

Mark Bostridge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Art; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literature. 2309 words.

Bainbridge, Dame Beryl Margaret (1932–2010), actress, writer, and artist, was born on 21 November 1932 at 294 Menlove Avenue, Allerton, Liverpool, the younger child of Richard Bainbridge,...

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Barnes, Djuna

Phillip Herring.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1404 words.

Barnes, Djuna (12 June 1892–19 June 1982), writer, was born Djuna Chappell Barnes in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, the daughter of Wald Barnes (born Henry Budington, recorded as...

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Benson, Eugene

Robert J. Scholnick.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1155 words.

Benson, Eugene (01 November 1839–28 February 1908), art critic, painter, and essayist, was born in Hyde Park, New York, the son of Benjamin Benson. His mother’s name is not known. He went...

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Bernstein, Aline Frankau

Kathleen M. Robbins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1287 words.

Bernstein, Aline Frankau (22 December 1880–07 September 1955), set and costume designer and author, was born in New York City, the daughter of Joseph Frankau, an actor, and Rebecca...

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Cahill, Holger

Barbara Blumberg.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1482 words.

Cahill, Holger (13 January 1887–08 July 1960), author and curator, was born Sveinn Kristjan Bjarnarson, in Snifellsnessyslu, Iceland, the son of Björn Bjarnarson, a laborer, and Vigdis...

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Carrington, (Mary) Leonora (1917–2011), artist and writer

Magdalen Evans.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1182 words.

Carrington, (Mary) Leonora (1917–2011), artist and writer, was born on 6 April 1917 at Westwood House, Westwood, Clayton-le-Woods, Lancashire, the only daughter and second of four children...

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Chambers, Robert William

Richard Bleiler.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1442 words.

Chambers, Robert William (26 May 1865–16 December 1933), artist and writer, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of William Chambers, a lawyer, and Caroline Boughton. His younger brother...

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Closs, Hannah Margaret Mary (1905–1953), art critic and novelist

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literature. 4 words.

See Closs, August Max

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