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Burton, William Kinninmond (1856–1899), civil engineer and photographer

M. C. Curthoys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 1250 words.

Burton, William Kinninmond (1856–1899), civil engineer and photographer, was born in Edinburgh on 11 May 1856, the eldest of four children of John Hill Burton (1809–1881), historiographer...

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Fulton, Robert

C. M. Harris.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Business and Management; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 3332 words.

Fulton, Robert (14 November 1765–23 February 1815), artist, engineer, and entrepreneur, was born on a farm in Little Britain (later Fulton) Township, south of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the...

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Smith, John Chaloner (1827–1895), civil engineer and writer on art

D. J. O'Donoghue.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 600 words.

Smith, John Chaloner (1827–1895), civil engineer and writer on art, was born in Dublin on 19 August 1827. His father was a proctor of the ecclesiastical courts, and married a granddaughter...

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Spyers, John (c. 1731–1798), surveyor and topographical artist

David Jacques.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Art. 950 words.

Spyers, John (c. 1731–1798), surveyor and topographical artist, was the third son of Christopher Spyers (1690–1737), a gardener and nurseryman of Isleworth, Middlesex, and his wife, Anne (dnull...

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