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Avery, Samuel Putnam

Madeline Fidell-Beaufort.

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. 998 words.

Avery, Samuel Putnam (17 March 1822–11 August 1904), wood engraver, art dealer, and rare book and print collector, was born in New York City, the son of Samuel Avery and Hannah Parke. His...

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Barnes, Albert Coombs

Carol Eaton Soltis.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Financial Aspects of Art; Business and Management; Education. 1372 words.

Barnes, Albert Coombs (02 January 1872–24 July 1951), collector, educator, and entrepreneur, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of John Jesse Barnes, a butcher, and Lydia A....

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Buck, Samuel (1696–1779), topographical draughtsman, engraver, and print publisher

Ralph Hyde.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Prints and Printmaking; Publishing. 1977 words.

Buck, Samuel (1696–1779), topographical draughtsman, engraver, and print publisher, is usually said to have been born in Richmond, Yorkshire, though firm evidence of his birth place is...

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Cavendish [née Hervey; other married name Foster], Elizabeth Christiana, duchess of Devonshire (1757–1824), society hostess and patron of the arts

Amanda Foreman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Literature; Social and Cultural History; Education. 1204 words.

Cavendish [née Hervey; other married name Foster], Elizabeth Christiana, duchess of Devonshire (1757–1824), society hostess and patron of the arts, was the middle daughter of Frederick...

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Christie, James (1773–1831), antiquary and auctioneer

H. R. Tedder.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Financial Aspects of Art. 773 words.

Christie, James (1773–1831), antiquary and auctioneer, eldest son of James Christie (1730–1803), was born in Pall Mall in 1773. He was educated at Eton College and was intended for the...

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Clark, Kenneth Mackenzie, Baron Clark (1903–1983), art patron and historian

David Piper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Education; History. 2268 words.

Clark, Kenneth Mackenzie, Baron Clark (1903–1983), art patron and historian, was born at 32 Grosvenor Square, London, on 13 July 1903, the only child of Kenneth Mackenzie Clark and his...

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Cracherode, Clayton Mordaunt (1730–1799), collector of books and prints

G. H. Martin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Financial Aspects of Art. 1510 words.

Cracherode, Clayton Mordaunt (1730–1799), collector of books and prints, was born at Taplow, Buckinghamshire, on 23 June 1730, the only son of Mordaunt Cracherode (d. 1773), landowner and...

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Dalton, Richard (c. 1715–1791), art dealer and librarian

John Sunderland.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Financial Aspects of Art. 1396 words.

Dalton, Richard (c. 1715–1791), art dealer and librarian, was the son of the Revd John Dalton of Darlington, co. Durham, and younger brother of the Revd John Dalton, rector of St...

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Dennistoun, James, of Dennistoun (1803–1855), antiquary and art collector

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Financial Aspects of Art. 1068 words.

Dennistoun, James, of Dennistoun (1803–1855), antiquary and art collector, eldest son of James Dennistoun of Colgrain and Camiseskan (d. 1834) and his wife, Mary Ramsay, daughter of George...

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Elmhirst [née Whitney], Dorothy Payne (1887–1968), patron of education and the arts

Lottie Hoare.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Financial Aspects of Art; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Literature. 1928 words.

Elmhirst [née Whitney], Dorothy Payne (1887–1968), patron of education and the arts, was born at 1731 I Street, in Washington, DC, United States of America, on 23 January 1887, the fifth...

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