Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-6 of 6 items for:

Engineering and Technology x Art Education x clear all

Amherst [formerly Tyssen-Amherst], Alicia Margaret [married name Alicia Margaret Cecil, Lady Rockley] (1865–1941), garden historian

Jason Tomes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Art Education; Architecture. 953 words.

Amherst [formerly Tyssen-Amherst], Alicia Margaret [married name Alicia Margaret Cecil, Lady Rockley] (1865–1941), garden historian, was born on 30 July 1865 at Didlington Hall, Didlington,...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Forbes, James Staats (1823–1904), railway administrator and art connoisseur

Charles Welch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Art; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1084 words.

Forbes, James Staats (1823–1904), railway administrator and art connoisseur, was born at Aberdeen on 7 March 1823, the eldest of the six children of James Staats Forbes, a member of a...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Harvey, John Hooper (1911–1997), architectural and garden historian

David Brock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Art Education; Architecture. 1210 words.

Harvey, John Hooper (1911–1997), architectural and garden historian, was born on 25 May 1911 in St John's Wood, London, the only child of William Harvey (1883–1962), architect, and his...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Rohde, Eleanour Sophy Sinclair (1881–1950), garden historian and gardener

Joan Thirsk.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Art Education. 1097 words.

Rohde, Eleanour Sophy Sinclair (1881–1950), garden historian and gardener, was born in Alleppey, Travancore, India, on 9 August 1881, the daughter of John Rohde, civil servant in India, and...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Smith, John Chaloner (1827–1895), civil engineer and writer on art

D. J. O'Donoghue.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 600 words.

Smith, John Chaloner (1827–1895), civil engineer and writer on art, was born in Dublin on 19 August 1827. His father was a proctor of the ecclesiastical courts, and married a granddaughter...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Willis, Robert (1800–1875), engineer and architectural historian

Ben Marsden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Engineering (General); Education; Architecture. 4064 words.

Willis, Robert (1800–1875), engineer and architectural historian, was born on 27 February 1800 in London; his father, Robert Darling Willis (1760–1821), physician, was the fifth and...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page