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Draper, John William

Gregory A. Hile.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Science and Mathematics; Education; History of Science and Technology. 1554 words.

Draper, John William (05 May 1811–04 January 1882), scientist, educator, and historian, was born near Liverpool, England, the son of John Christopher Draper, an itinerant Wesleyan minister,...

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Motte, Andrew

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Prints and Printmaking. 313 words.

Motte, Andrew (bap. 1696, d. 1734), engraver and writer on natural philosophy, was baptized at St Botolph, Aldersgate, London, on 16 August 1696, the son of Benjamin Motte (d. 1710) [see...

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Stewart, William Arnold

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 666 words.

Stewart, William Arnold (1882–1953), exponent of modern technical education in the Middle East and painter, was born on 17 July 1882 in Ilkley, Yorkshire, the youngest of four children (two...

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