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Ames, Blanche Ames

Jacqueline Van Voris.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 730 words.

Ames, Blanche Ames (18 February 1878–01 March 1969), artist and women's rights activist, artist and women’s rights activist, was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, the daughter of Adelbert...

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Minor, Robert

Harvey Klehr.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 1029 words.

Minor, Robert (15 July 1884–26 November 1952), cartoonist and Communist party leader, was born in San Antonio, Texas, the son of Robert Minor and Routez Houston. Although both parents had...

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Porter, Sir Robert Ker [pseud. Reynold Steinkirk] (1777–1842), painter, writer, and diplomat

Thomas Seccombe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 2198 words.

Porter, Sir Robert Ker [pseud. Reynold Steinkirk] (1777–1842), painter, writer, and diplomat, was born in Durham on 26 April 1777, one of the five children of William Porter (1735–1779),...

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Stillman, William James

D. J. Ian Begg.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1426 words.

Stillman, William James (01 June 1828–06 July 1901), journalist, artist, and diplomat, was born in Schenectady, New York, the son of Joseph Stillman, a machinist, and Eliza Ward Maxson....

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Trumbull, John (1756–1843), painter and diplomat

Kate Retford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 924 words.

Trumbull, John (1756–1843), painter and diplomat, was born in Lebanon, Connecticut, America, on 6 June 1756. He was the youngest of the six children of Jonathan Trumbull (1710–1785), a...

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White, John

E. Thomson Shields.

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...

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