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Cockerell, Douglas Bennett (1870–1945), bookbinder

Alan Crawford

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Cockerell, Douglas Bennett (1870–1945), bookbinder, was born on 5 August 1870 at Clifton Cottage, Sydenham Hill, London, the fourth child of Sydney John Cockerell (1842–1877), coal merchant, and his wife, Alice Elizabeth (d. 1900), elder daughter of Sir John Bennett, watchmaker and politician. He came from a middle-class family, but the death of his father threw them on hard times. ...

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Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography

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