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Cooper, Emmanuel (1938–2012), potter, writer on craft and the arts, and advocate of gay rights

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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Nampeyo

Theodore R. Frisbie.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Native American History; World History. 1253 words.

Nampeyo (1859–20 July 1942), Native American potter, was born in Tewa Village (Hano), First Mesa, Hopi reservation, Arizona, the daughter of Qotsvema, a Hopi farmer from Walpi, and Qotcakao...

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Taylor, James (1753–1825), naval engineer and potter

Michael S. Moss.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Engineering and Technology; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 917 words.

Taylor, James (1753–1825), naval engineer and potter, was born on 3 May 1753 at Leadhills, Lanarkshire, the son of John Taylor, the overseer of the earl of Hopetoun's mines there. He was...

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Willement, Thomas (1786–1871), writer on heraldry and stained-glass artist

Stanley A. Shepherd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Education; History. 1758 words.

Willement, Thomas (1786–1871), writer on heraldry and stained-glass artist, was baptized at St Marylebone Church, Marylebone, Middlesex, on 15 August 1786, the son of Thomas Willement,...

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