in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Drawing and Pastels; Painting; African History. 928 words.
Beechey, Henry William (1788/9–1862), painter and explorer, was born probably at 37 Hill Street, Berkeley Square, London, the eldest son of the portrait painter Sir William Beechey...
in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1119 words.
White, John (fl. 1585–1593), painter, was the second governor of the Virginia colony (in what is now North Carolina). Nothing is known of White’s origins; however, he was born probably in...