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Bridges, George Wilson (1788–1863), Anglican clergyman, defender of slavery, and photographer

Catherine Hall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1883 words.

Bridges, George Wilson (1788–1863), Anglican clergyman, defender of slavery, and photographer, was born in Lawford, Essex, on 6 July 1788, the elder son of George Bridges (1759–1835), a...

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Coburn, Alvin Langdon (1882–1966), photographer and mystic

Mike Weaver.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Mysticism. 946 words.

Coburn, Alvin Langdon (1882–1966), photographer and mystic, was born on 11 June 1882 at 134 East Springfield Street, Boston, Massachusetts, the only child of James Alvin Coburn (1849–1891),...

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Corbaux, Marie Françoise Catherine Doetter [Fanny] (1812–1883), painter and biblical critic

Charlotte Yeldham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 779 words.

Corbaux, Marie Françoise Catherine Doetter [Fanny] (1812–1883), painter and biblical critic, was the daughter of the statistician and mathematician Francis Corbaux FRS (c.1769–1843), an...

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Cutler, Ann (1759–1794), hand-loom weaver and Methodist evangelist

Henry D. Rack.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Religion. 720 words.

Cutler, Ann (1759–1794), hand-loom weaver and Methodist evangelist, was born in Thornley, near Longridge, in the parish of Chipping, Lancashire; nothing is known of her parents. After...

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Gardnor, John (1728/9–1808), painter and Church of England clergyman

L. H. Cust.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 541 words.

Gardnor, John (1728/9–1808), painter and Church of England clergyman, of whose family background or education nothing is known, and who does not appear to have married or have had children,...

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Hugford, Ferdinando Enrico (1695–1771)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Sculpture and Carving. 4 words.

See Hugford, Ignazio Enrico

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Mizraḥ

Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design — Judaism and Jewish Studies.

(Heb., ‘East’).

Direction to be faced by Jews during prayer; also, ornament on synagogue or house wall to mark the easterly direction. In Orthodox households a mizraḥ is often...

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Noble, Samuel (1779–1853), engraver and Swedenborgian minister

Alexander Gordon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; Prints and Printmaking. 686 words.

Noble, Samuel (1779–1853), engraver and Swedenborgian minister, was born in London on 4 March 1779. His father, Edward Noble (1740/41–1784), was a bookseller and mathematician, the author...

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Peters, (Matthew) William (1742–1814), portrait and genre painter and Church of England clergyman

Robin Simon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1121 words.

Peters, (Matthew) William (1742–1814), portrait and genre painter and Church of England clergyman, was born at Freshwater, Isle of Wight. His father, Matthew Peters (b. 1711), was described...

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pyx

Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design — Religion.

In the Christian Church, the container in which the consecrated bread of the Eucharist is kept.

In the UK, a pyx is also a box at the Royal Mint in which specimen gold and silver...

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