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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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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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Ede, Harold Stanley [Jim] (1895–1990), museum curator and art collector

Jeremy Lewison.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1158 words.

Ede, Harold Stanley [Jim] (1895–1990), museum curator and art collector, was born on 7 April 1895 in Penarth, Glamorgan, the younger son and second of three children of Edward Hornby Ede...

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Force, Juliana Rieser

Avis Berman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1474 words.

Force, Juliana Rieser (23 December 1876–28 August 1948), museum director and early champion of American art, was born in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Maximilian Rieser, a...

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Gulston, Joseph (1744/5–1786), book and art collector and connoisseur

Richard Garnett.

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; Art. 942 words.

Gulston, Joseph (1744/5–1786), book and art collector and connoisseur, was the eldest son of Joseph Gulston (1693/4–1766), a successful loan contractor with mercantile interests in Lisbon,...

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Harley, Edward, second earl of Oxford and Mortimer (1689–1741), book collector and patron of the arts

David Stoker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Literature. 2279 words.

Harley, Edward, second earl of Oxford and Mortimer (1689–1741), book collector and patron of the arts, was born on 2 June 1689, the only son of Robert Harley, first earl of Oxford and...

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Herbert, William (1718–1795), bibliographer and printseller

Robin Myers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Publishing. 2106 words.

Herbert, William (1718–1795), bibliographer and printseller, was born on 29 November 1718, the second of five children of Thomas Herbert (c.1691–1721), a dyer and hosier of Gravel Lane,...

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Huntington, Henry Edwards

William B. Friedricks.

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; Business and Management; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1395 words.

Huntington, Henry Edwards (27 February 1850–23 May 1927), urban developer, railroad executive, and book and art collector, was born in Oneonta, New York, the son of Solon Huntington, a...

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Mather, Frank Jewett, Jr.

A. Richard Turner.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Art Education; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1147 words.

Mather, Frank Jewett, Jr. (06 July 1868–11 November 1953), writer, art collector, and museum director, was born in Deep River, Connecticut, the son of Frank Jewett Mather, a lawyer, and...

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Mead, Richard (1673–1754), physician and collector of books and art

Anita Guerrini.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Medicine and Health; Financial Aspects of Art. 5262 words.

Mead, Richard (1673–1754), physician and collector of books and art, was born at Worcester House, Stepney, Middlesex, on 11 August 1673, the eleventh child of thirteen of Matthew Meade...

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