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Anderson, Janet

Elizabeth C. Sanderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 1005 words.

Anderson, Janet (1697–1761), milliner and maker of graveclothes, was born on 1 January 1697 and baptized in Edinburgh two days later. She was the daughter of James Anderson (1662–1728),...

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Arne, Thomas

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Theatre. 3 words.

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Barron, (Mabel) Phyllis

Barley Roscoe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 890 words.

Barron, (Mabel) Phyllis (1890–1964), designer and textile printer, was born on 19 March 1890 in Taplow, Buckinghamshire, the younger of two daughters of Walter Barron and his wife, Alice...

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Bendel, Henri

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Business and Management. 3 words.

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Bendel, Henri

Rona L. Holub.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Business and Management. 1084 words.

Bendel, Henri (22 January 1868–22 March 1936), and Henri Bendel (22 January 1868–22 March 1936), fashion designer and entrepreneur, , was born Henri Willis Bendel in Vermillionville...

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Bresci, Gaetano

Rudolph J. Vecoli.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1376 words.

Bresci, Gaetano (11 November 1869–22 May 1901), silk weaver and regicide, was born in Coiano, Italy, the son of Gaspero Bresci, a peasant/artisan, and Maddalena Godi. At age eleven Bresci...

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Brooker [née Beacon], Daphne Elizabeth

Edwina Ehrman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Art Education; Education; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 1041 words.

Brooker [née Beacon], Daphne Elizabeth (1927–2012), model and fashion teacher, was born on 8 June 1927 at the Ormond Maternity Home, 29 Blantyre Street, Chelsea, London, the elder child and...

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Bulova, Arde

David M. Walden.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Politics; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 922 words.

Bulova, Arde (24 October 1889–19 March 1958), businessman, was born in New York City, the son of Joseph Bulova and Bertha Eisner. His father emigrated to New York from Bohemia and in 1873...

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Carnegie, Hattie

Richard Martin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 719 words.

Carnegie, Hattie (15 March 1886–22 February 1956), fashion designer and merchandiser, was born Henrietta Könengeiser in Vienna, Austria, the daughter of Isaac Könengeiser and Hannah...

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Carter, John

T. F. Henderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 282 words.

Carter, John (1815–1850), silk weaver and draughtsman, was born in Coggeshall, Essex, on 31 July 1815, the son of a labourer. After attending the local school he went to a charity school...

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