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Allston, Washington (1779–1843), painter and poet

Shannon R. McBriar.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1861 words.

Allston, Washington (1779–1843), painter and poet, was born on 5 November 1779 at Brook Green domain, All Saints' parish, in the district of Georgetown, South Carolina, the second of the...

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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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Arensberg, Walter Conrad

Naomi Sawelson-Gorse.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Financial Aspects of Art. 1545 words.

Arensberg, Walter Conrad (04 April 1878–29 January 1954), art collector, poet, and writer, was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the son of Conrad Christian Arensberg, an industrialist, and...

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Banvard, John

Kevin J. Avery.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1704 words.

Banvard, John (15 November 1815–16 May 1891), panoramist, scene painter, and poet, was born in New York City, the son of Daniel Banvard, a building contractor and amateur artist of French...

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Bennett, Gwendolyn

Theresa Leininger-Miller.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Art Education; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1048 words.

Bennett, Gwendolyn (08 July 1902–30 May 1981), writer and artist, was born in Giddings, Texas, the daughter of Joshua Robin Bennett and Mayme F. Abernathy, teachers on a Native American...

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Betjeman, Sir John (1906–1984), poet, writer, and broadcaster

Kingsley Amis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Radio; Architecture; Art Education. 2293 words.

Betjeman, Sir John (1906–1984), poet, writer, and broadcaster, was born on 28 August 1906 at 52...

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Binyon, (Robert) Laurence (1869–1943), poet and art historian

John Hatcher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Art Education. 2106 words.

Binyon, (Robert) Laurence (1869–1943), poet and art historian, was born on 10 August 1869 at 1 High Street, Lancaster, the second of the nine children of Frederick Binyon (1838–1900), vicar...

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Bisset, James (1762?–1832), artist and writer of verse

T. F. Henderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Art. 873 words.

Bisset, James (1762?–1832), artist and writer of verse, was born in Perth, the son of a merchant. He received his early education at a dame-school. He developed early a love of art and...

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Blake, William (1757–1827), engraver, artist, and poet

Robert N. Essick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Art; Prints and Printmaking. 11722 words.

Blake, William (1757–1827), engraver, artist, and poet, was born on 28 November 1757 at 28 Broad Street, Soho, London, the third son of James Blake (1723?–1784), a hosier, and his wife,...

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Colquhoun, (Margaret) Ithell (1906–1988), painter and poet

Michel Remy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1051 words.

Colquhoun, (Margaret) Ithell (1906–1988), painter and poet, was born on 9 October 1906 at Shillong, Assam, India, the daughter of Henry Archibald Colebrooke Colquhoun (1870–1942), assistant...

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