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Aglionby, William

Henry Summerson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1306 words.

Aglionby, William (1641–1705), diplomat and writer on art, was born in the summer of 1641, the second son of George Aglionby (d. 1643), who died shortly after being appointed dean of...

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Crawley, Samuel

Ann Hudson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1384 words.

Crawley, Samuel (1705–1762), collector and consul in Smyrna, was born on 11 June 1705 and baptized on 19 June at St Benet's, Paul's Wharf, in the City of London. He was the second son of...

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Crowe, Sir Joseph Archer

Jenny Graham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1454 words.

Crowe, Sir Joseph Archer (1825–1896), art historian and diplomatist, was born on 20 October 1825 at 141 Sloane Street, London, the second of the six children of Eyre Evans Crowe...

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Fane [née Wellesley-Pole], Priscilla Anne, countess of Westmorland

K. D. Reynolds.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1550 words.

Fane [née Wellesley-Pole], Priscilla Anne, countess of Westmorland (1793–1879), diplomatic service wife and artist, was born on 13 March 1793. Her father was William Wellesley-Pole...

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Greenhill, Basil Jack

G. Hattersley-Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1171 words.

Greenhill, Basil Jack (1920–2003), diplomatist, maritime historian, and museum director, was born on 26 February 1920 at 169 Moorland Road, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, the only child of...

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Hamilton, Sir William

Geoffrey V. Morson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 5302 words.

Hamilton, Sir William (1731–1803), diplomatist and art collector, was born, according to the baptismal register, on 12 January 1731, either in London or at Park Place, a family residence...

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Jarves, James Jackson

Rhoda E. A. Hackler.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Financial Aspects of Art; Art Education; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1464 words.

Jarves, James Jackson (20 August 1818–28 June 1888), journalist, diplomat, and art connoisseur, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Deming Jarves, the inventor of Sandwich glass,...

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Labouchere, Sir George Peter

G. R. Seaman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 927 words.

Labouchere, Sir George Peter (1905–1999), diplomatist and art collector, was born in London on 2 December 1905, the only son of Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Anthony (Frank) Labouchere, a...

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Langston, John Mercer

William Cheek and Aimee Lee Cheek.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sculpture and Carving; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1915 words.

Langston, John Mercer (14 December 1829–15 November 1897), African-American political leader and intellectual, was born free in Louisa County, Virginia, the son of Ralph Quarles, a wealthy...

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Massey, (Charles) Vincent

Martin Thornton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1585 words.

Massey, (Charles) Vincent (1887–1967), diplomatist and patron of the arts, was born in Toronto, Ontario, on 20 February 1887, the eldest son of Chester Daniel Massey (1850–1926) and his...

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