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Abraham, Ashley Perry

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 4 words.

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Abraham, George Dixon

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 810 words.

Abraham, George Dixon (1871–1965), photographer and rock-climber, was born at Derwent Street, Keswick, Cumberland, on 7 October 1871, the eldest son of George Perry Abraham (1844–1923),...

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Alexander, Cosmo

Patricia R. Andrew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; World History; Travel and Holiday. 681 words.

Alexander, Cosmo (1724–1772), portrait painter and traveller, was born probably in Aberdeen, the son and pupil of the Aberdonian painter and engraver John Alexander (1686–c.1766), who had...

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Beresford [née Stuart], Louisa Anne, marchioness of Waterford

Charlotte Yeldham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1530 words.

Beresford [née Stuart], Louisa Anne, marchioness of Waterford (1818–1891), watercolour painter and philanthropist, was born on 14 April 1818 at the Hôtel Charost, Faubourg St Honoré, Paris,...

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Bowtell [Boudle], John

Elisabeth Leedham-Green.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Graphic Design and Typography. 805 words.

Bowtell [Boudle], John (1753–1813), bookbinder and philanthropist, the third son of Joseph Boudle (c.1722–1757) and his wife, Margery (c.1720–1780), was born on 1 August 1753, and baptized...

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Burgess, Gelett

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literature; Humour; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1290 words.

Burgess, Gelett (30 January 1866–18 September 1951), author, editor, and illustrator, was born Frank Gelett Burgess in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Thomas Harvey Burgess, a well-to-do...

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Collier, John [pseud. Tim Bobbin]

Robert Poole.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1507 words.

Collier, John [pseud. Tim Bobbin] (1708–1786), satirist and caricaturist, was born at Church Lane, Urmston, Lancashire, on 16 December 1708. He was the third of nine children of John...

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Constable, William

Philippe Garner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; World History; Travel and Holiday. 850 words.

Constable, William (1783–1861), traveller and photographer, was born on 5 April 1783 at Tedhams, Horley Mill, Horley, Surrey, the fifth child in the family of seven sons and two daughters...

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Cooper, Emmanuel

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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Daniell, Samuel

H. M. Chichester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; World History; Travel and Holiday. 945 words.

Daniell, Samuel (1775–1811), landscape and animal painter and traveller, was the second son of William Daniell (d. 1779), innkeeper of The Swan at Chertsey, and his wife, Sarah. Samuel was...

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