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Abraham, Ashley Perry (1876–1951)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 4 words.

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Abraham, George Dixon (1871–1965), photographer and rock-climber

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 810 words.

Abraham, George Dixon (1871–1965), photographer and rock-climber, was born at Derwent Street, Keswick, Cumberland, on 7 October 1871, the eldest son of George Perry Abraham (1844–1923),...

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Alexander, Cosmo (1724–1772), portrait painter and traveller

Patricia R. Andrew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; World History; Travel and Holiday. 681 words.

Alexander, Cosmo (1724–1772), portrait painter and traveller, was born probably in Aberdeen, the son and pupil of the Aberdonian painter and engraver John Alexander (1686–c.1766), who had...

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Altman, Benjamin

Dennis Wepman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Financial Aspects of Art; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1110 words.

Altman, Benjamin (12 July 1840–07 October 1913), merchant and art collector, was born in New York, New York, the son of Philip Altman, a dry goods merchant, and Cecilia (maiden name...

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Armfield, James Christopher

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Architecture; Art. 164 words.

CBE 2010 (OBE 2000)

Born Denton, Gtr Manchester, 21 Sept. 1935; s of Christopher Armfield and Doris Armfield; m 1958, Anne Ashurst; two s

DL;...

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Atha, Bernard Peter

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Education; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Architecture; Art. 322 words.

CBE 2007 (OBE 1991)

Born 27 Aug. 1928; s of Horace Michael Atha and Mary Quinlan; unmarried

Principal Lecturer in Business Studies, Huddersfield Technical...

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Barclay, Sir Colville Herbert Sanford

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; World History; Travel and Holiday; Architecture; Art. 169 words.

14th Bt cr 1668

Born 7 May 1913; s of late Rt Hon. Sir Colville Adrian de Rune Barclay, 3rd s of 11th Bt, and Sarita Enriqueta, d of late Herbert Ward; ...

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Baring [née Stewart-Mackenzie], Louisa Caroline, Lady Ashburton (1827–1903), art collector and philanthropist

Virginia Surtees.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Financial Aspects of Art. 1019 words.

Baring [née Stewart-Mackenzie], Louisa Caroline, Lady Ashburton (1827–1903), art collector and philanthropist, was born at Seaforth Lodge, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides,...

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Bayliss, Jeremy David Bagot

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Business Finance; Architecture; Art. 177 words.

FRICS

Born 27 March 1937; s of Edmund Bayliss and Marjorie Clare (née Thompson); m 1962, Hon. Mary Selina Bridgeman (see Hon. M. S. Bayliss); three s...

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Beaufort

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Architecture; Art. 106 words.

Born 23 Feb. 1928; s of late Captain Henry Robert Somers Fitzroy de Vere Somerset, DSO (d 1965) (ggs of 8th Duke) and late Bettine Violet Somerset (...

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