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Fortnum, Charles Drury Edward

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art. 220 words.

DCL

Born Middlesex, 2 March 1820; o s of Charles Fortnum and Letitia (née Stevens), widow of Lt Robert Barden, RN; m 1st, 1848...

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Fortnum, Charles (1738–1815), royal servant and grocer

T. A. B. Corley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 917 words.

Fortnum, Charles (1738–1815), royal servant and grocer, is presumed to be the son of William Fortnum, of Berkeley Street, Portman Square, London. He had a brother and a sister. His...

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Fortnum, Charles Drury Edward (1820–1899), art collector and art historian

Timothy Wilson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Art Education. 1270 words.

Fortnum, Charles Drury Edward (1820–1899), art collector and art historian, was born on 2 March 1820 in Holloway, London, the son of Charles Fortnum (1770–1860), merchant, and his second...

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Draft letter from C. D. E. Fortnum to Sir Charles Robinson, 1897, commenting on the management of the South Kensington Museum and Robinson's treatment by the authorities

Jane Dyson and Timothy Wilson.

in Journal of the History of Collections

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 0 words.

This draft is in a box of Fortnum papers, supplementary to the mam Fortnum Archive, transferred from the Ashmolean Library to the Ashmolean Museum in 1999. The letter was written during...

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Mason, Hugh (fl. 1707–1734)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 3 words.

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C. D. E. Fortnum, DCL (Oxon), JP, FSA, of Hill House, Great Stanmore

Elizabeth Warburton.

in Journal of the History of Collections

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 0 words.

C. D. E. Fortnum was born plain Charles Edward Fortnum in modest circumstances. Before he entered the gentry by marrying his wealthy cousin, he spent the years 1840 to 1845 in South...

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The last of the Fortnums

Andrea Tanner.

in Journal of the History of Collections

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 0 words.

For most of his life, Charles Drury Edward Fortnum obscured his connection with the firm of Fortnum & Mason, grocers of Piccadilly. His marriages to two cousins, both of whom were grocery...

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Iconic brands of the 20th and 21st centuries

Overview page. Subjects: Marketing.

The 20th century witnessed the phenomenon of brand building on a global scale. Although multiple elements of marketing were used to build and develop brands, the major instrument of the...

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