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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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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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Humble, George (d. 1640), map- and printseller

Antony Griffiths.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Cartography; World History; Financial Aspects of Art; Publishing. 566 words.

Humble, George (d. 1640), map- and printseller, dominated the map trade in the first forty years of the seventeenth century and died a very rich man. According to R. A. Skelton he was the...

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James, William (fl. 1760–1771), topographical painter and picture dealer

F. M. O'Donoghue.

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; Financial Aspects of Art. 233 words.

James, William (fl. 1760–1771), topographical painter and picture dealer, of whose parents nothing is known, practised in London, residing for some years in Maiden Lane, and later at the...

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Sayer, Robert (1724/5–1794), print, map, and chart publisher

Susanna Fisher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Cartography; World History; Publishing. 1454 words.

Sayer, Robert (1724/5–1794), print, map, and chart publisher, was born in Sunderland, the youngest of three sons of James Sayer (1695–1736) of Stockton, a lawyer and descendant of the Sayer...

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Smithson [formerly Macie], James Lewis (1764–1829), mineralogist and benefactor

H. S. Torrens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Petrology; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Mineralogy and Gems; Science and Mathematics; Education. 2521 words.

Smithson [formerly Macie], James Lewis (1764–1829), mineralogist and benefactor, was born Jacques Louis Macie in Paris in early 1764, the illegitimate son of a long-term liaison between...

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