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Bennett, Gwendolyn

Theresa Leininger-Miller.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Art Education; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1048 words.

Bennett, Gwendolyn (08 July 1902–30 May 1981), writer and artist, was born in Giddings, Texas, the daughter of Joshua Robin Bennett and Mayme F. Abernathy, teachers on a Native American...

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Benson, Eugene

Robert J. Scholnick.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1155 words.

Benson, Eugene (01 November 1839–28 February 1908), art critic, painter, and essayist, was born in Hyde Park, New York, the son of Benjamin Benson. His mother’s name is not known. He went...

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Betjeman, Sir John (1906–1984), poet, writer, and broadcaster

Kingsley Amis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Radio; Architecture; Art Education. 2293 words.

Betjeman, Sir John (1906–1984), poet, writer, and broadcaster, was born on 28 August 1906 at 52...

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Binyon, (Robert) Laurence (1869–1943), poet and art historian

John Hatcher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Art Education. 2106 words.

Binyon, (Robert) Laurence (1869–1943), poet and art historian, was born on 10 August 1869 at 1 High Street, Lancaster, the second of the nine children of Frederick Binyon (1838–1900), vicar...

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Chute, John (1701–1776), architect and connoisseur of the arts and literature

Peter Leach.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Art Education; Architecture; Art. 600 words.

Chute, John (1701–1776), architect and connoisseur of the arts and literature, was born on 30 December 1701, the youngest in the family of five sons and five daughters of Edward Chute...

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Closs, Hannah Margaret Mary (1905–1953), art critic and novelist

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literature. 4 words.

See Closs, August Max

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Coates, Robert Myron

Kevin R. Rahimzadeh.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 930 words.

Coates, Robert Myron (06 April 1897–08 February 1973), writer, was born in New Haven, Connecticut, the son of Frederick Coates, an inventor of special tools and machinery, and Harriet...

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Colvin, Sir Sidney (1845–1927), art and literary scholar and museum administrator

Ernest Mehew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Art Education; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1815 words.

Colvin, Sir Sidney (1845–1927), art and literary scholar and museum administrator, was born at Norwood, Surrey, on 18 June 1845, the youngest of the three children (all sons) who survived...

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Cook, Olive Muriel (1912–2002), writer and artist

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday. 5 words.

See Smith, Edwin George Herbert

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Eagles, John (1783–1855), art critic and poet

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 597 words.

Eagles, John (1783–1855), art critic and poet, was born in Bristol and baptized there on 8 November 1783 in the parish of St Augustine, the second of the two children, and only son, of...

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