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Messel, Oliver Hilary Sambourne (1904-1978), artist and stage designer

Derek Pepys-Whiteley and James Hamilton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/31439
Messel, Oliver Hilary Sambourne (1904-1978), artist and stage designer

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Messel, Oliver Hilary Sambourne (1904-1978), artist and stage designer, was born on 13 January 1904 at 27 Gloucester Terrace, Hyde Park, London, the youngest of the three children of Lieutenant-Colonel Leonard Charles Rudolph Messel (1872-1953), of Nymans, Cuckfield, Sussex, a soldier and stockbroker of German extraction, and his wife, Maud ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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