in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Film; Composition. 1906 words.
Barrymore, Lionel (28 April 1878–15 November 1954), actor, composer, and artist, was born Lionel Blythe in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Herbert Blythe, an actor who adopted the...
in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Prints and Printmaking. 313 words.
Oakman, John (c. 1748–1793), engraver and writer of songs and novels, was born at Hendon, Middlesex. He received a grammar-school education and was apprenticed to the map engraver Emanuel...