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Beatty, Sir (Alfred) Chester (1875–1968), mining engineer and art collector

Ronald Lindsay Prain.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Financial Aspects of Art; Engineering and Technology. 1251 words.

Beatty, Sir (Alfred) Chester (1875–1968), mining engineer and art collector, was born on 7 February 1875 in New York city, the youngest of the three sons of John Cuming Beatty, banker, of...

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Bentinck, Margaret Cavendish [née Lady Margaret Cavendish Harley], duchess of Portland (1715–1785), collector of art and natural history specimens and patron of arts and sciences

Pat Rogers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Science and Mathematics; Literature; Natural History. 1353 words.

Bentinck, Margaret Cavendish [née Lady Margaret Cavendish Harley], duchess of Portland (1715–1785), collector of art and natural history specimens and patron of arts and sciences, was born...

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Buck, Samuel (1696–1779), topographical draughtsman, engraver, and print publisher

Ralph Hyde.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Prints and Printmaking; Publishing. 1977 words.

Buck, Samuel (1696–1779), topographical draughtsman, engraver, and print publisher, is usually said to have been born in Richmond, Yorkshire, though firm evidence of his birth place is...

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Cavendish, William, first duke of Newcastle upon Tyne (bap. 1593, d. 1676), writer, patron, and royalist army officer

Lynn Hulse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Science and Mathematics; Literature. 9609 words.

Cavendish, William, first duke of Newcastle upon Tyne (bap. 1593, d. 1676), writer, patron, and royalist army officer, was born at Handsworth Manor, Yorkshire, and was baptized in the...

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Compton, Spencer Joshua Alwyne, second marquess of Northampton (1790–1851), patron of science and the arts

Jack Morrell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Science and Mathematics; Literature. 1689 words.

Compton, Spencer Joshua Alwyne, second marquess of Northampton (1790–1851), patron of science and the arts, was born on 2 January 1790 at Erlestoke Park, Wiltshire, the second son of...

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Cook, Ernest Edward (1865–1955), art collector and preservationist

E. J. T. Collins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; History; History of Agriculture; Financial Aspects of Art; Agriculture and Farming. 1455 words.

Cook, Ernest Edward (1865–1955), art collector and preservationist, was born at Camberwell, London, on 4 September 1865, the second of the three sons of John Mason Cook (1834–1899), travel...

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Douglas, Cecilia (1772–1862), West India planter, slave owner, and art collector

Stephen Mullen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Financial Aspects of Art; Agriculture and Farming. 1090 words.

Douglas, Cecilia (1772–1862), West India planter, slave owner, and art collector, was born in Glasgow on 28 February 1772, the daughter of John Douglas, West India merchant, formerly of...

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du Pont, Henry Francis

Natalie Zacek.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 1251 words.

du Pont, Henry Francis (27 May 1880–11 April 1969), art collector and horticulturist, was born in Winterthur, Delaware, the son of Henry Algernon du Pont, an army officer and U.S. senator,...

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Eyre [married name Blythe], Mary (b. before 1603, d. in or after 1633), commissioner of a tapestry map

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Cartography; World History; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 594 words.

Eyre [married name Blythe], Mary (b. before 1603, d. in or after 1633), commissioner of a tapestry map, was the eldest daughter of Anthony Eyre (c.1576–1643×58) of Laughton-en-le-Morthen,...

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Holford, Robert Stayner (1808–1892), art and plant collector

Charles Sebag-Montefiore.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Agriculture and Farming. 647 words.

Holford, Robert Stayner (1808–1892), art and plant collector, was born at Westonbirt, Gloucestershire, on 16 March 1808, the only child of George Peter Holford, master in chancery, of...

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