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Abramsky, Chimen (1916–2010), bookseller and historian

Steven J. Zipperstein.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Education; History. 1596 words.

Abramsky, Chimen (1916–2010), bookseller and historian, was born on 16 September 1916 in Smalyavichy, near Minsk, Russia, the third of four sons of Yehezkel Abramsky (1886–1976), rabbinic...

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Aglionby, William (1641–1705), diplomat and writer on art

Henry Summerson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1306 words.

Aglionby, William (1641–1705), diplomat and writer on art, was born in the summer of 1641, the second son of George Aglionby (d. 1643), who died shortly after being appointed dean of...

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Aldred, Cyril (1914–1991), Egyptologist and art historian

T. G. H. James.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Art Education. 989 words.

Aldred, Cyril (1914–1991), Egyptologist and art historian, was born on 19 February 1914 at 41 Beltran Road, Fulham, London, the fifth of the six children of Frederick Aldred, a civil...

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Anderson, William (1842–1900), anatomist and writer on art

Thomas Seccombe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Medicine and Health; Education. 796 words.

Anderson, William (1842–1900), anatomist and writer on art, was born on 18 December 1842 in London at the Eldon Arms, Queen Square, the son of William Henry Anderson, licensed victualler,...

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Armstrong, Sir Walter (1849–1918), museum director and art historian

Kenneth Garlick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 953 words.

Armstrong, Sir Walter (1849–1918), museum director and art historian, was born at Hawick, Roxburghshire, on 7 February 1849, the elder of the two sons and three daughters of Walter...

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Ashmole, Bernard (1894–1988), archaeologist and art historian

John Boardman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Art Education. 985 words.

Ashmole, Bernard (1894–1988), archaeologist and art historian, was born on 22 June 1894 in Ilford, Essex, the youngest in a family of two sons and three daughters of William Ashmole,...

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Aslin, Elizabeth Mary (1923–1989), art historian and administrator

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 4 words.

See Aslin, Charles Herbert

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Barr, Alfred Hamilton, Jr.

Hellmut Wohl.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 2343 words.

Barr, Alfred Hamilton, Jr. (28 January 1902–15 August 1981), museum official and art historian, was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Alfred Hamilton Barr, Sr., a Presbyterian minister,...

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Baur, John I. H.

Julie Mellby.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1025 words.

Baur, John I. H. (09 August 1909–15 May 1987), museum director, curator, and art scholar, was born John Ireland Howe Baur in Woodbridge, Connecticut, the son of Paul V. C. Baur, a Yale...

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Beckett, Ronald Brymer (1891–1970), administrator in India and art historian

Elisabeth Beckett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Art Education; Art. 1077 words.

Beckett, Ronald Brymer (1891–1970), administrator in India and art historian, was born on 17 January 1891 in Micklefield Terrace, Rawdon, Yorkshire, the son of James Robertson Beckett...

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