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Adams, Ansel

William A. Turnage.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 3127 words.

Adams, Ansel (20 February 1902–22 April 1984), photographer and environmentalist, was born in San Francisco, California, the son of Charles Hitchcock Adams, a businessman, and Olive Bray....

Adams, Clement (c. 1519–1587), schoolmaster and map engraver

R. C. D. Baldwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Education; Prints and Printmaking. 719 words.

Adams, Clement (c. 1519–1587), schoolmaster and map engraver, was born at Buckington, Warwickshire. He was educated at Eton between 1530 and 1536, and subsequently at the King's Hall,...

Alken, Sefferin (1717–1782)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 3 words.

See Alken family

Ames, Blanche Ames

Jacqueline Van Voris.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 730 words.

Ames, Blanche Ames (18 February 1878–01 March 1969), artist and women's rights activist, artist and women’s rights activist, was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, the daughter of Adelbert...

Anderson, Alfred (1896–2005), joiner and soldier

John M. MacKenzie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Art Forms; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 1041 words.

Anderson, Alfred (1896–2005), joiner and soldier, was born on 25 June 1896 at 20 Kinloch Street, Dundee, the third son of Andrew Anderson (1864–1945) and his wife, Christina, née Emmerson...

Anderson, Janet (1697–1761), milliner and maker of graveclothes

Elizabeth C. Sanderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 1005 words.

Anderson, Janet (1697–1761), milliner and maker of graveclothes, was born on 1 January 1697 and baptized in Edinburgh two days later. She was the daughter of James Anderson (1662–1728),...

Arne, Thomas (bap. 1682, d. 1736), upholsterer and theatre servant

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Theatre. 3 words.

See Arne family

Ashington group [pitmen painters] (act. 1934–1983)

William Feaver.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 2963 words.

Ashington group [pitmen painters] (act. 1934–1983), originated in October 1934 when men, mainly coalminers, from Ashington, Northumberland, began classes in art appreciation. It was a...

Bachelor, Richard (fl. 1235)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Banking. 2 words.

See Moneyers

Bachrach, Louis Fabian

Marcia B. Dinneen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Business and Management. 1377 words.

Bachrach, Louis Fabian (16 July 1881–24 July 1963), portrait photographer and businessman, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of David Bachrach, Jr., a photographer, and Frances...

Backwell, Edward (c. 1619–1683), goldsmith and banker

G. E. Aylmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Banking. 3608 words.

Backwell, Edward (c. 1619–1683), goldsmith and banker, the son of Barnaby Backwell of Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, a yeoman, was apprenticed in 1635 to Thomas Vyner, a leading goldsmith....

Badeley, Henry John Fanshawe, Baron Badeley (1874–1951), civil servant and engraver

Victor Goodman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 693 words.

Badeley, Henry John Fanshawe, Baron Badeley (1874–1951), civil servant and engraver, was born at Elswick, Newcastle upon Tyne, on 27 June 1874, the elder child and only son of Captain Henry...

Bales, Peter (bap. 1547, d. 1610?), writing-master and calligrapher

Lucy Peltz.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Education. 1417 words.

Bales, Peter (bap. 1547, d. 1610?), writing-master and calligrapher, was baptized at St Michael Cornhill, London, on 15 June 1547. Parish records show that he was the eldest child of Thomas...

banderol

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

Small flag or streamer with a cleft end, variously flown on the mast-heads of ships, hung from trumpets, and carried in battle attached to the lance of a knight; the ...

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Barantyn, Drew (c. 1350–1415), goldsmith and mayor of London

Lorna E. M. Walker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Metalwork. 1319 words.

Barantyn, Drew (c. 1350–1415), goldsmith and mayor of London, was the younger son of Thomas Barantyn, lord of Chalgrove in Oxfordshire (he had an older brother, Thomas, who died in 1400)....

Barnsley family (per. 1885–1987), architects, designers, and craftspeople

Alan Crawford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art Forms; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 3199 words.

Barnsley family (per. 1885–1987), architects, designers, and craftspeople, came to prominence with (Arthur) Ernest Barnsley (1863–1926), architect and designer, and Sidney Howard Barnsley...

Barnsley, Sidney Howard (1865–1926), architect and furniture maker

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Architecture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 3 words.

See Barnsley family

Barnsley, (William) Edward (1900–1987), designer and craftsman

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Forms; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 3 words.

See Barnsley family

Barron, (Mabel) Phyllis (1890–1964), designer and textile printer

Barley Roscoe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 890 words.

Barron, (Mabel) Phyllis (1890–1964), designer and textile printer, was born on 19 March 1890 in Taplow, Buckinghamshire, the younger of two daughters of Walter Barron and his wife, Alice...

Baxter, John (fl. 1794–1816), silversmith and radical

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Metalwork. 7 words.

See London Corresponding Society

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