Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-10 of 14 items for:

History x Drawing and Pastels x World History x clear all

Alexander, Cosmo (1724–1772), portrait painter and traveller

Patricia R. Andrew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; World History; Travel and Holiday. 681 words.

Alexander, Cosmo (1724–1772), portrait painter and traveller, was born probably in Aberdeen, the son and pupil of the Aberdonian painter and engraver John Alexander (1686–c.1766), who had...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Beechey, Henry William (1788/9–1862), painter and explorer

Peta Rée.

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...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Cursiter, Stanley (1887–1976), painter, museum director, and cartographer

Jill C. Mackenzie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1288 words.

Cursiter, Stanley (1887–1976), painter, museum director, and cartographer, was born on 29 April 1887 at Kirkwall, Orkney, the fourth of four children of John Scott Cursiter (1850–1896),...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Daniell, Samuel (1775–1811), landscape and animal painter and traveller

H. M. Chichester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; World History; Travel and Holiday. 945 words.

Daniell, Samuel (1775–1811), landscape and animal painter and traveller, was the second son of William Daniell (d. 1779), innkeeper of The Swan at Chertsey, and his wife, Sarah. Samuel was...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Dunthorne, James (c. 1730–1815), portrait and miniature painter and map-maker

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Cartography; World History. 3 words.

See Dunthorne, John

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Gill, Leslie MacDonald [Max] (1884–1947), artist and decorative cartographer

Caroline Walker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Art; Cartography; World History; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1683 words.

Gill, Leslie MacDonald [Max] (1884–1947), artist and decorative cartographer, was born on 6 October 1884 at 2 Prestonville Road, Brighton, the fourth of thirteen children (two of whom died...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Hale, Susan

Erica E. Hirshler.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 743 words.

Hale, Susan (05 December 1833–17 September 1910), writer and painter, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the daughter of Nathan Hale, owner and editor of the Boston Daily Advertiser, and...

Go to American National Biography Online »  home page

Hickey, Thomas (1741–1824), portrait painter and traveller

John Ingamells.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1320 words.

Hickey, Thomas (1741–1824), portrait painter and traveller, was born in Dublin in May 1741, the second son of Noah Hickey, a confectioner in Capel Street there. Between 1753 and 1756 he...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Jones, Calvert Richard (1802–1877), marine painter, traveller, and photographer

Larry J. Schaaf.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Drawing and Pastels; Painting; World History; Travel and Holiday. 896 words.

Jones, Calvert Richard (1802–1877), marine painter, traveller, and photographer, was born on 4 December 1802 at ‘Veranda’, near Swansea, the eldest of the five children of Calvert Jones (d....

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Lambert, John (b. c. 1775, d. in or after 1811), traveller and painter in Canada

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 248 words.

Lambert, John (b. c. 1775, d. in or after 1811), traveller and painter in Canada, was born in England. In 1806 he went to Lower Canada with his uncle James Campbell, who had...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page