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Aldridge, John Arthur Malcolm (1905–1983), painter and gardener

Anne Whiteman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Agriculture and Farming. 863 words.

Aldridge, John Arthur Malcolm (1905–1983), painter and gardener, was born near Woolwich, London, on 26 July 1905, the second of the three sons (there were no daughters) of Major John...

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Amherst [formerly Tyssen-Amherst], Alicia Margaret [married name Alicia Margaret Cecil, Lady Rockley] (1865–1941), garden historian

Jason Tomes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Art Education; Architecture. 953 words.

Amherst [formerly Tyssen-Amherst], Alicia Margaret [married name Alicia Margaret Cecil, Lady Rockley] (1865–1941), garden historian, was born on 30 July 1865 at Didlington Hall, Didlington,...

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Andrews, Robert (1725–1806), landowner and subject of a painting by Thomas Gainsborough

Hugh Belsey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Art. 1253 words.

Andrews, Robert (1725–1806), landowner and subject of a painting by Thomas Gainsborough, was born at Bulmer, Essex, on 10 November 1725, the son of Robert Andrews (1661–1735) and his fourth...

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Bowles, Edward Augustus [Gussie] (1865–1954), horticulturist and watercolour painter

William T. Stearn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Agriculture and Farming. 1497 words.

Bowles, Edward Augustus [Gussie] (1865–1954), horticulturist and watercolour painter, was born on 14 May 1865 at Myddelton House, Bull's Cross, Enfield, Middlesex, the fourth of five...

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Caparne [formerly Caparn], William John (1855–1940), artist and horticulturist

D. E. Allen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Agriculture and Farming. 1085 words.

Caparne [formerly Caparn], William John (1855–1940), artist and horticulturist, was born in Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, on 17 November 1855, the eldest child of William Horner Caparn,...

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Cook, Ernest Edward (1865–1955), art collector and preservationist

E. J. T. Collins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; History; History of Agriculture; Financial Aspects of Art; Agriculture and Farming. 1455 words.

Cook, Ernest Edward (1865–1955), art collector and preservationist, was born at Camberwell, London, on 4 September 1865, the second of the three sons of John Mason Cook (1834–1899), travel...

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Cooke, Edward William (1811–1880), marine artist and gardener

John Munday.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Agriculture and Farming. 1052 words.

Cooke, Edward William (1811–1880), marine artist and gardener, was born on 27 March 1811 in Chapel Street, Pentonville, London, the second of the eleven children of George Cooke (1781–1834)...

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Douglas, Cecilia (1772–1862), West India planter, slave owner, and art collector

Stephen Mullen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Financial Aspects of Art; Agriculture and Farming. 1090 words.

Douglas, Cecilia (1772–1862), West India planter, slave owner, and art collector, was born in Glasgow on 28 February 1772, the daughter of John Douglas, West India merchant, formerly of...

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du Pont, Henry Francis

Natalie Zacek.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 1251 words.

du Pont, Henry Francis (27 May 1880–11 April 1969), art collector and horticulturist, was born in Winterthur, Delaware, the son of Henry Algernon du Pont, an army officer and U.S. senator,...

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Finlay, Ian Hamilton (1925–2006), poet, artist, and gardener

Cairns Craig.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Art; Agriculture and Farming. 2301 words.

Finlay, Ian Hamilton (1925–2006), poet, artist, and gardener, was born in Nassau, Bahamas, on 28 October 1925, the son of James Hamilton Finlay and his wife, Annie Whitelaw, née Pettigrew....

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