Sir Chester Beatty

(1875—1968) mining engineer and art collector

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 (1875–1968) Book collector and mining engineer.

Born in New York City, Beatty became a British subject in 1933; in 1950 he moved to Ireland. He used his wealth to acquire ...

Subjects: Art.

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