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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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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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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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Huntington, Henry Edwards

William B. Friedricks.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Financial Aspects of Art; Business and Management; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1395 words.

Huntington, Henry Edwards (27 February 1850–23 May 1927), urban developer, railroad executive, and book and art collector, was born in Oneonta, New York, the son of Solon Huntington, a...

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Johnston, John Taylor

Samuel Willard Crompton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1108 words.

Johnston, John Taylor (08 April 1820–24 March 1893), railroad president and art patron, was born in New York City, the son of John Johnston, a banker, and Margaret Taylor. His parents, who...

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Kennedy, David, tenth earl of Cassillis (1727–1792), patron of architecture and landowner

Michael S. Moss.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; History; History of Agriculture; Architecture; Agriculture and Farming. 1184 words.

Kennedy, David, tenth earl of Cassillis (1727–1792), patron of architecture and landowner, was born on 25 June 1727, the eighteenth child and third surviving son of Sir John Kennedy of...

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Leyland, Frederick Richards (1831–1892), shipowner and art patron

Linda Merrill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1359 words.

Leyland, Frederick Richards (1831–1892), shipowner and art patron, was born on 30 September 1831 in Liverpool, the first of the three sons of John Leyland, a bookkeeper, and his wife, Ann...

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Malcolm, John, of Poltalloch (1805–1893), art collector and landowner

Stephen Coppel.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Financial Aspects of Art; Agriculture and Farming. 1533 words.

Malcolm, John, of Poltalloch (1805–1893), art collector and landowner, was the second surviving son of Neill Malcolm (1769–1837), twelfth laird of Poltalloch [see under Malcolm family of...

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