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Beit, Sir Alfred Lane, second baronet (1903–1994), politician, philanthropist, and art collector

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Financial Aspects of Art; UK Politics. 7 words.

See Beit, Sir Otto John, first baronet

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Bernal, Ralph (d. 1854), politician and art collector

Helen Davies.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; UK Politics. 656 words.

Bernal, Ralph (d. 1854), politician and art collector, was of Jewish descent and came from a family of Spanish origin. He was the only son of Jacob Bernal (d. 1811) of 7 Fitzroy Square,...

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Carmichael, Thomas David Gibson, Baron Carmichael (1859–1926), administrator in India and art collector

Katherine Prior.

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; Financial Aspects of Art. 1094 words.

Carmichael, Thomas David Gibson, Baron Carmichael (1859–1926), administrator in India and art collector, was born at Castlecraig, near Edinburgh, on 18 March 1859, the eldest son of the...

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Cavendish, William, second duke of Devonshire (1670/71–1729), politician and art collector

Stuart Handley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; UK Politics. 3364 words.

Cavendish, William, second duke of Devonshire (1670/71–1729), politician and art collector, was the second but first surviving son of William Cavendish, first duke of Devonshire...

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Clayton, John (1792–1890), civic leader and antiquary

Frances McIntosh.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Financial Aspects of Art; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1813 words.

Clayton, John (1792–1890), civic leader and antiquary, was born on 10 June 1792 at Newcastle upon Tyne, the fourth child and third son of Nathaniel Clayton (1760–1832), town clerk and...

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Coke, Thomas, earl of Leicester (1697–1759), politician, architect, and art collector

A. A. Hanham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Architecture; UK Politics. 2228 words.

Coke, Thomas, earl of Leicester (1697–1759), politician, architect, and art collector, was born on 17 June 1697, the eldest of the five children of Edward Coke (1676/8–1707), landowner, and...

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Crawley, Samuel (1705–1762), collector and consul in Smyrna

Ann Hudson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1384 words.

Crawley, Samuel (1705–1762), collector and consul in Smyrna, was born on 11 June 1705 and baptized on 19 June at St Benet's, Paul's Wharf, in the City of London. He was the second son of...

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Davison, George (1855–1930), photographer, political activist, and patron of the arts

Colin Osman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Photography and Photographs; Politics. 1507 words.

Davison, George (1855–1930), photographer, political activist, and patron of the arts, was born in Kirkley, Suffolk, on 19 September 1855, the fourth child of William Davison (1816–1889), a...

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du Pont, Henry Francis

Natalie Zacek.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 1251 words.

du Pont, Henry Francis (27 May 1880–11 April 1969), art collector and horticulturist, was born in Winterthur, Delaware, the son of Henry Algernon du Pont, an army officer and U.S. senator,...

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Ellis, George James Welbore Agar-, first Baron Dover (1797–1833), politician and patron of art

G. F. R. Barker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; UK Politics. 850 words.

Ellis, George James Welbore Agar-, first Baron Dover (1797–1833), politician and patron of art, was the only son of Henry Welbore Agar-Ellis, second Viscount Clifden, and his wife, Lady...

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