in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Information and Communication Technologies. 967 words.
Pitman, Benn (24 July 1822–28 December 1910), phonographer and teacher of decorative arts, was born in Trowbridge, near Bath, England, the son of Samuel Pitman, a manager of a cloth...