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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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Beckett, Ronald Brymer

Elisabeth Beckett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Art Education; Art. 1077 words.

Beckett, Ronald Brymer (1891–1970), administrator in India and art historian, was born on 17 January 1891 in Micklefield Terrace, Rawdon, Yorkshire, the son of James Robertson Beckett...

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Beit, Sir Otto John, first baronet

Maryna Fraser.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking; Financial Aspects of Art; Art Education; Art. 1214 words.

Beit, Sir Otto John, first baronet (1865–1930), financier, philanthropist, and art connoisseur, was born on 7 December 1865 in Hamburg, Germany, twelve years after his brother Alfred Beit....

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Bishop, Sir Frederick Arthur

William Plowden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Architecture; Art Education; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 1896 words.

Bishop, Sir Frederick Arthur (1915–2005), civil servant and director-general of the National Trust, was born on 4 December 1915 at 118 Hampstead Road, Brislington, Bristol, the son of...

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Blunt, Anthony Frederick

Michael Kitson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Art Education. 2970 words.

Blunt, Anthony Frederick (1907–1983), art historian and spy, was born at Holy Trinity vicarage, Bournemouth, Hampshire, on 26 September 1907, the third and youngest son (there were no...

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Byron, Robert

C. H. Sykes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1178 words.

Byron, Robert (1905–1941), traveller and writer on art, was born at Wembley, London, on 26 February 1905, the only son among three children of Eric Byron, civil engineer, and his wife,...

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Cooper, Emmanuel

J. Weeks.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1855 words.

Cooper, Emmanuel (1938–2012), potter, writer on craft and the arts, and advocate of gay rights, was born on 12 December 1938 at 10 Market Place, Pilsley, a coalmining village in Derbyshire,...

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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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Harrod, Wilhelmine Margaret Eve, Lady Harrod

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Art Education. 6 words.

See Harrod, Sir (Henry) Roy Forbes

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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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