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Lewis, Joseph (fl. 1750–1774), poet and ivory-turner

Karina Williamson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Sculpture and Carving. 1125 words.

Lewis, Joseph (fl. 1750–1774), poet and ivory-turner, was born of untraced parentage, at an unknown date, possibly in Wales. By 1750 he was already living in London, but lines he wrote in...

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Rawlins, Thomas (c. 1620–1670), engraver, medallist, and playwright

Michael Sharp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Sculpture and Carving; Prints and Printmaking. 1006 words.

Rawlins, Thomas (c. 1620–1670), engraver, medallist, and playwright, is of unknown origin. Best known for his skills and services as an engraver, he initially made his name as a playwright...

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Read, Thomas Buchanan

Katherine M. Krile.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Sculpture and Carving; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1325 words.

Read, Thomas Buchanan (22 March 1822–11 May 1872), poet, painter, and sculptor, was born in Corner Ketch, Chester County, Pennsylvania. Very little is known about his parents. The death of...

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Story, William Wetmore

Jan Seidler Ramirez.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Sculpture and Carving. 1754 words.

Story, William Wetmore (12 February 1819–07 October 1895), sculptor and writer, was born in Salem, Massachusetts, the son of Joseph Story, a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and Harvard...

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Whitney, Anne

Charlene G. Garfinkle.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Sculpture and Carving. 1050 words.

Whitney, Anne (02 September 1821–23 January 1915), sculptor and poet, was born in Watertown, Massachusetts, to Nathaniel Ruggles Whitney, Jr., a justice of the peace, and Sally Stone....

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