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Beresford, George Charles

Lesley A. Hall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Biographical Studies. 1125 words.

Beresford, George Charles (1864–1938), photographer and memoirist, was born at 15 Lypiatt Terrace, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, on 10 July 1864, the third son of Major Henry Marcus...

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Dayus [née Greenhill; other married name Flood], Kate [pseud. Kathleen Dayus]

Carl Chinn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Biographical Studies. 1025 words.

Dayus [née Greenhill; other married name Flood], Kate [pseud. Kathleen Dayus] (1903–2003), jewellery enameller and autobiographer, was born on the edge of Birmingham's jewellery quarter, at...

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Macpherson [née Bate], Gerardine [Geddie]

Rosemary Mitchell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biographical Studies; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 776 words.

Macpherson [née Bate], Gerardine [Geddie] (1830/31–1878), biographer and book illustrator, was born probably in London, the elder child of Henry Bate, a Leicester artist, and his wife,...

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Morris, Wright

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online June 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Biographical Studies. 1646 words.

Morris, Wright (06 January 1910–25 April 1998), writer, was born Wright Marion Morris in Central City, Nebraska, to William Henry Morris, a railroad employee and failed chicken farmer, and...

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Roerich, Nicholas

Edgar Lansbury.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online July 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Biographical Studies. 1475 words.

Roerich, Nicholas (09 October 1874–13 December 1947), artist, author, humanitarian, was born Nicholas Konstantinovich Roerich in St. Petersburg, Russia, the son of Konstantin Roerich, a...

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Rossetti, (Emma) Lucy Madox Brown

Angela Thirlwell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biographical Studies; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1258 words.

Rossetti, (Emma) Lucy Madox Brown (1843–1894), painter and biographer, was born on 19 July 1843 in Paris, only daughter of Ford Madox Brown (1821–1893), the painter, and his first wife and...

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Ruzicka, Rudolph

Elton W. Hall.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Graphic Design and Typography; Biographical Studies; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 946 words.

Ruzicka, Rudolph (29 June 1883–20 July 1978), artist, typographer, and author, was born in Kourim in central Bohemia, the son of Václav Ruzicka, a tailor, and Josefa Reichman. Accompanying...

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Shaw, Charles

Robert Fyson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Biographical Studies. 1206 words.

Shaw, Charles (1832–1906), potter and autobiographer, was born in Tunstall, Staffordshire, the third son and fifth of eight children of Enoch Shaw (b. 1792/3), pottery painter and gilder,...

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