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Adshead, (Sylvia) Mary

Sally Hunter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Art Forms. 898 words.

Adshead, (Sylvia) Mary (1904–1995), mural painter and designer, was born on 15 February 1904 at 46 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London, the only child of Stanley Davenport Adshead...

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Angus, Margaret MacGregor [Peggy]

James Russell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Art. 1385 words.

Angus, Margaret MacGregor [Peggy] (1904–1993), designer and artist, was born on 9 November 1904 in Coronel, Chile, the tenth surviving child of David Angus (1855–1926), railway engineer,...

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Artari, Giuseppe

Geoffrey Beard.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design. 999 words.

Artari, Giuseppe (1692/1700–1769), stuccoist, was one of the most accomplished craftsmen to work in England in the early to mid-eighteenth century. Born at Arogno, near Lugano, Switzerland,...

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Ashley [née Mountney], Laura

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 1340 words.

Ashley [née Mountney], Laura (1925–1985), dress designer and interior decorator, was born on 7 September 1925 at Dowlais, near Merthyr Tudful, south Wales, the eldest of the four children...

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Baker, William [name in religion Anselm]

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; Art. 296 words.

Baker, William [name in religion Anselm] (1833–1885), heraldic artist and mural painter, was born in Birmingham on 23 January 1833, the son of Thomas Baker, a coach painter. He appears to...

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Baldwin, Billy

Pauline C. Metcalf.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design. 1032 words.

Baldwin, Billy (30 May 1903–25 November 1983), interior decorator, was born William Williar Baldwin, Jr., in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of William Baldwin, an insurance executive, and...

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Bernard, Oliver Percy

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Architecture. 744 words.

Bernard, Oliver Percy (1881–1939), architect and designer, was born on 8 April 1881 at 2 Box Villas, Danby Street, Camberwell, London, the younger son (there were no daughters) of Charles...

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Braddell [née Busse], Dorothy Adelaide

Jonathan Woodham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design. 1326 words.

Braddell [née Busse], Dorothy Adelaide (1889–1981), designer and decorative artist, was born at 129 Inverness Terrace, Paddington, London, on 30 June 1889, the daughter of Jacob Levine...

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Buckland, William

Barbara Burlison Mooney.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Art Forms; Architecture. 1288 words.

Buckland, William (14 August 1734–Nov. or Dec. 1774), craftsman, designer, and architect, was born in Oxford, England, the son of Francis Buckland, a small property-owning farmer, and Mary...

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Chermayeff [formerly Issakovitch], Sergius Ivan [Serge]

Alan Powers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Architecture. 1750 words.

Chermayeff [formerly Issakovitch], Sergius Ivan [Serge] (1900–1996), designer and architect, was born Sergius Ivanovich Issakovitch in Grozny, Chechnya, Russia (though at the time of his...

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