in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 474 words.
Whiteside, John (bap. 1679, d. 1729), museum curator and experimental philosopher, was born in Kirkham, Lancashire, and baptized on 2 November 1679, the son of George Whiteside, glazier, of...