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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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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...

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Brierly, Sir Oswald Walters (1817–1894), marine painter and naval engineer

Delia Millar.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1325 words.

Brierly, Sir Oswald Walters (1817–1894), marine painter and naval engineer, was born at Chester on 19 May 1817, the son of Dr Thomas Brierly (d. in or before 1872), a physician and amateur...

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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),...

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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.

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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...

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Le Moyne de Morgues, Jacques

Bertrand Van Ruymbeke.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1025 words.

Le Moyne de Morgues, Jacques (1533– May 1588), artist and cartographer, was born in Dieppe, France. Nothing is known of Le Moyne’s early life. In 1564 he was recruited by Gaspard de...

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Methuen, Paul Ayshford, fourth Baron Methuen (1886–1974), painter and landowner

J. A. Gere.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 921 words.

Methuen, Paul Ayshford, fourth Baron Methuen (1886–1974), painter and landowner, was born on 29 September 1886 at Corsham, near Chippenham, Wiltshire, the eldest child in the family of...

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Smith, Francis Hopkinson

William K. Bottorff.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1798 words.

Smith, Francis Hopkinson (23 October 1838–07 April 1915), mechanical engineer, writer, and artist, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of Francis Smith, a musician, mathematician, and...

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