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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.

See Abraham, George Dixon

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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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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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Hine, Lewis Wickes

Peter Seixas.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1922 words.

Hine, Lewis Wickes (26 September 1874–04 November 1940), photographer, was born in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, the son of Douglas Hine, the operator of a coffee shop, and Sarah Hayes. Hine left...

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Jones, Calvert Richard

Larry J. Schaaf.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Drawing and Pastels; Painting; World History; Travel and Holiday. 896 words.

Jones, Calvert Richard (1802–1877), marine painter, traveller, and photographer, was born on 4 December 1802 at ‘Veranda’, near Swansea, the eldest of the five children of Calvert Jones (d....

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Le Blond [née Hawkins-Whitshed], Elizabeth Alice Frances

Peter H. Hansen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1330 words.

Le Blond [née Hawkins-Whitshed], Elizabeth Alice Frances (1860–1934), mountaineer and photographer, was the only child of Sir St Vincent Bentinck Hawkins-Whitshed, third baronet...

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McCartney [née Eastman; other married name See], Linda Louise, Lady McCartney

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 881 words.

McCartney [née Eastman; other married name See], Linda Louise, Lady McCartney (1941–1998), photographer and promoter of vegetarianism, was born on 24 September 1941 in Scarsdale, New York,...

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Noel, John Baptist Lucius

Peter H. Hansen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1454 words.

Noel, John Baptist Lucius (1890–1989), mountaineer and photographer, was born on 26 February 1890 at Newton Abbot, Devon, the third and youngest son of Colonel the Hon. Edward Noel...

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Riis, Jacob August

Robert D. Cross.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Journalism. 1318 words.

Riis, Jacob August (03 May 1849–26 May 1914), journalist and social reformer, was born in Ribe, Denmark, the son of Niels Edward Riis, a Latin teacher, and Carolina Lundholm. After studying...

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Ross, Horatio

J. A. Doyle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1151 words.

Ross, Horatio (1801–1886), sportsman and photographer, born at Rossie, Forfarshire, on 5 September 1801, was son of Hercules Ross (d. 1816), a large landowner and a friend of Lord Nelson...

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