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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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Dunlap, William

John W. Frick.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1205 words.

Dunlap, William (19 February 1766–28 September 1839), dramatist and painter, was born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, the son of Samuel Dunlap, a merchant, and Margaret Sargent. Dunlap had...

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Hoare, Prince (1755–1834), playwright and artist

W. W. Wroth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Art. 590 words.

Hoare, Prince (1755–1834), playwright and artist, was born at Bath, the younger son and fourth of the five children of William Hoare RA (1707/8–1792) and his wife, Elizabeth, née Barker (d....

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Jennens, Charles (1700/01–1773), patron of the arts and librettist

Ruth Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Religion; Literature; Music. 1186 words.

Jennens, Charles (1700/01–1773), patron of the arts and librettist, was born probably at Gopsall Hall, Leicestershire, the son of Charles Jennens (bap. 1662, d. 1747), gentleman and JP, son...

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Phillips, (Israel) Watts (1825–1874), playwright and designer

Joseph Knight.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Graphic Design and Typography. 1532 words.

Phillips, (Israel) Watts (1825–1874), playwright and designer, of Irish extraction, was born on 16 November 1825 at Robert Street, Hoxton, Middlesex, the second son of Thomas Phillips (d....

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Pocock, Isaac Innes (1782–1835), playwright and painter

Pieter van der Merwe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1242 words.

Pocock, Isaac Innes (1782–1835), playwright and painter, was born at Bristol on 2 March 1782. He was the second and eldest surviving son of the sea captain turned marine painter Nicholas...

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Portal, Abraham (bap. 1726, d. 1809), goldsmith and playwright

M. Clare Loughlin-Chow.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Metalwork. 971 words.

Portal, Abraham (bap. 1726, d. 1809), goldsmith and playwright, was born in Clowne, Derbyshire, and baptized there on 10 May 1726, the son of Peter William Portal (1685–1768), a Church of...

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Rawlins, Thomas (c. 1620–1670), engraver, medallist, and playwright

Michael Sharp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Sculpture and Carving; Prints and Printmaking. 1006 words.

Rawlins, Thomas (c. 1620–1670), engraver, medallist, and playwright, is of unknown origin. Best known for his skills and services as an engraver, he initially made his name as a playwright...

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Wills, William Gorman (1828–1891), playwright and portrait painter

Thomas Seccombe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1516 words.

Wills, William Gorman (1828–1891), playwright and portrait painter, was born at Blackwell Lodge, Kilmurry, co. Kilkenny, on 28 January 1828, one of at least two sons of James Wills...

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