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Cocker, Edward (1631/2–1676), calligrapher and arithmetician

Ruth Wallis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Pure Mathematics. 981 words.

Cocker, Edward (1631/2–1676), calligrapher and arithmetician, is sometimes said to have come from Northamptonshire but this is unsubstantiated. Nothing is known of his parentage and early...

Dallas, Elmslie William (1809–1879), painter and mathematician

James Dallas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 386 words.

Dallas, Elmslie William (1809–1879), painter and mathematician, the second son of William Dallas and his wife, Sarah Day, and a descendant of Alexander Dallas of Cantray, Inverness-shire...

Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge [pseud. Lewis Carroll] (1832–1898), author, mathematician, and photographer

Morton N. Cohen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Mathematics; Literature. 5765 words.

Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge [pseud. Lewis Carroll] (1832–1898), author, mathematician, and photographer, was born at Daresbury parsonage, Cheshire, on 27 January 1832, the eldest son and...