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Ames, Blanche Ames

Jacqueline Van Voris.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 730 words.

Ames, Blanche Ames (18 February 1878–01 March 1969), artist and women's rights activist, artist and women’s rights activist, was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, the daughter of Adelbert...

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Bowen, James (bap. 1718, d. 1774), painter and topographer

Jennett Humphreys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 202 words.

Bowen, James (bap. 1718, d. 1774), painter and topographer, was baptized on 29 January 1718 at St Chad's, Shrewsbury, the son of John Bowen and his wife, Anne, née Wilding. He collected...

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Boys, Thomas Shotter (1803–1874), topographical watercolour painter and printmaker

Patrick Noon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1053 words.

Boys, Thomas Shotter (1803–1874), topographical watercolour painter and printmaker, was born on 2 January 1803 at Pentonville, near London, the son of a salesman. He was apprenticed on 4...

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Brierly, Sir Oswald Walters (1817–1894), marine painter and naval engineer

Delia Millar.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1325 words.

Brierly, Sir Oswald Walters (1817–1894), marine painter and naval engineer, was born at Chester on 19 May 1817, the son of Dr Thomas Brierly (d. in or before 1872), a physician and amateur...

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Buckland [née Morland], Mary (1797–1857), geological artist and curator

H. S. Torrens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 724 words.

Buckland [née Morland], Mary (1797–1857), geological artist and curator, was born on 20 November 1797 in St Helen's parish, Abingdon, Berkshire, the eldest daughter of Benjamin Morland...

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Clift, William (1775–1849), museum curator and scientific illustrator

Phillip R. Sloan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1587 words.

Clift, William (1775–1849), museum curator and scientific illustrator, was born at Burcombe, near Bodmin, Cornwall, on 14 February 1775, and was baptized (as William Cleft) in the Bodmin...

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Collins, Richard (d. 1732), portrait painter and topographical draughtsman

Deborah Graham-Vernon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 265 words.

Collins, Richard (d. 1732), portrait painter and topographical draughtsman, was the son of the Peterborough artist Richard Collins. He trained under the painter Michael Dahl. Based in...

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Cursiter, Stanley (1887–1976), painter, museum director, and cartographer

Jill C. Mackenzie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1288 words.

Cursiter, Stanley (1887–1976), painter, museum director, and cartographer, was born on 29 April 1887 at Kirkwall, Orkney, the fourth of four children of John Scott Cursiter (1850–1896),...

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Denholm, James (1772–1818), topographer and painter

Joanne Potier.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 278 words.

Denholm, James (1772–1818), topographer and painter, was born in Glasgow and educated at Glasgow Academy. He was taught drawing and geography and became a painter of miniatures and...

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Fulton, Robert

C. M. Harris.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Business and Management; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 3332 words.

Fulton, Robert (14 November 1765–23 February 1815), artist, engineer, and entrepreneur, was born on a farm in Little Britain (later Fulton) Township, south of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the...

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