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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...

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...

Beechey, Richard Brydges (1808–1895), marine painter and naval officer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 4 words.

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Bingham, George Caleb

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; US Politics; State and Local Government. 2030 words.

Bingham, George Caleb (20 March 1811–07 July 1879), artist and politician, was born on a plantation near South River, in Augusta County, Virginia, the son of Henry Vest Bingham and Mary...

Blashfield, Edwin Howland

Eric Van Schaack.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1666 words.

Blashfield, Edwin Howland (15 December 1848–12 October 1936), artist, writer, and lecturer, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of William Henry Blashfield, who was in the wholesale dry...

Boswell, James Edward Buchanan (1906–1971), painter and socialist

Julian Freeman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1190 words.

Boswell, James Edward Buchanan (1906–1971), painter and socialist, was born on 9 June 1906 in Westport, New Zealand. His father, Edward Blair Buchanan Boswell (1860–1933), who was born in...

Bowen, James (bap. 1718, d. 1774), painter and topographer

Jennett Humphreys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 202 words.

Bowen, James (bap. 1718, d. 1774), painter and topographer, was baptized on 29 January 1718 at St Chad's, Shrewsbury, the son of John Bowen and his wife, Anne, née Wilding. He collected...

Bowen, John (1755/6–1832), painter and genealogist

Jennett Humphreys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 233 words.

Bowen, John (1755/6–1832), painter and genealogist, was born in Shrewsbury, the eldest son of James Bowen (bap. 1718, d. 1774), painter and topographer, of that town. He studied the local...

Boxall, Sir William (1800–1879), portrait painter and museum director

Susanna Avery-Quash.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1055 words.

Boxall, Sir William (1800–1879), portrait painter and museum director, was born on 29 June 1800 in or near Oxford, the son of Thomas Boxall, clerk to the collector of excise, and the...

Boys, Thomas Shotter (1803–1874), topographical watercolour painter and printmaker

Patrick Noon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1053 words.

Boys, Thomas Shotter (1803–1874), topographical watercolour painter and printmaker, was born on 2 January 1803 at Pentonville, near London, the son of a salesman. He was apprenticed on 4...

Brackenbury, Georgina Agnes (1865–1949), portrait painter and suffrage campaigner

Margaret O'Sullivan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Gender and Politics; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1158 words.

Brackenbury, Georgina Agnes (1865–1949), portrait painter and suffrage campaigner, was born at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, on 1 July 1865, the fifth of nine children of Charles...

Brierly, Sir Oswald Walters (1817–1894), marine painter and naval engineer

Delia Millar.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1325 words.

Brierly, Sir Oswald Walters (1817–1894), marine painter and naval engineer, was born at Chester on 19 May 1817, the son of Dr Thomas Brierly (d. in or before 1872), a physician and amateur...

Briggs, Henry Perronet (1791–1844), antiquary and subject painter

W. W. Wroth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 788 words.

Briggs, Henry Perronet (1791–1844), antiquary and subject painter, was born at Walworth, London, the son of John Hobart Briggs (bap. 1760), who held a lucrative position in the Post Office,...

Broome, John Egerton [Jack] (1901–1985), naval officer and illustrator

Peter Le Fevre.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1497 words.

Broome, John Egerton [Jack] (1901–1985), naval officer and illustrator, was born in Seattle, Washington, USA, on 23 February 1901, the younger child and only son of Louis Egerton Broome...

Brown, Frederick (1851–1941), painter

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Education; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 802 words.

Brown, Frederick (1851–1941), painter, was born at Chelmsford on 14 March 1851, the third child and second son of the seven children of William Brown, an artist who did armorial painting on...

Browne, Alexander (d. 1706), miniature painter and auctioneer

Antony Griffiths.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Financial Aspects of Art. 475 words.

Browne, Alexander (d. 1706), miniature painter and auctioneer, was also one of the first publishers of mezzotints. Of his parents and education nothing is known. In 1669 he wrote and...

Browne, Carl

Carlos A. Schwantes.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Political Theory; Journalism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1382 words.

Browne, Carl (1846–16 January 1914), political agitator, reform journalist, and organizer of "Coxey's Army", political agitator, reform journalist, and organizer of “Coxey’s Army,” was born...

Buckland [née Morland], Mary (1797–1857), geological artist and curator

H. S. Torrens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 724 words.

Buckland [née Morland], Mary (1797–1857), geological artist and curator, was born on 20 November 1797 in St Helen's parish, Abingdon, Berkshire, the eldest daughter of Benjamin Morland...

Chaplin, Ralph Hosea

Anne Huber Tripp.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1307 words.

Chaplin, Ralph Hosea (30 August 1887–23 May 1961), radical labor editor and artist, was born in Cloud County, Kansas, the son of Edgar Chaplin and Clara Bradford, farmers. Hard times forced...

Churchyard, Thomas (1798–1865), landscape painter and lawyer

Denis Thomas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1629 words.

Churchyard, Thomas (1798–1865), landscape painter and lawyer, was born on 22 January 1798 at the family home, a butcher's shop, opposite the Horse and Groom in the village of Melton,...