Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-20 of 28 items for:

Social Sciences x Sculpture and Carving x clear all

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

Bedford, Richard Perry (1883–1967), sculptor and curator

Judith Collins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 604 words.

Bedford, Richard Perry (1883–1967), sculptor and curator, was born on 15 November 1883 at 4 Chatsworth Terrace, Berner's Hill, Torquay, Devon, the second son of the four children of George...

Bonomi, Joseph (1796–1878), sculptor and Egyptologist

Peter Meadows.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Sculpture and Carving. 1702 words.

Bonomi, Joseph (1796–1878), sculptor and Egyptologist, and his twin sister, Mary Anne Bonomi (1796–1872), were born at 76 Great Titchfield Street, London, on 9 October 1796, the eighth and...

Cure, Cornelius (d. 1608/9)

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 Cure family

Cure family (per. c. 1540–c. 1620), masons and sculptors

Adam White.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 943 words.

Cure family (per. c. 1540–c. 1620), masons and sculptors, worked in London. William Cure the elder (1514/15–1579) was born in Holland and was brought over to England in 1541 or...

Cure the elder, William (1514/15–1579)

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 Cure family

Cure the younger, William (d. 1632)

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 Cure family

Dagnall, Charles (d. 1774?), colliery owner and ivory comb maker

John Langton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Sculpture and Carving. 821 words.

Dagnall, Charles (d. 1774?), colliery owner and ivory comb maker, is a figure about whom biographical details are sparse. He lived at Eccleston on the edge of what became the industrial...

Edwards, George [alias George Parker, G. E. Parker, Mr Wards] (1787?–1843), modeller and spy

R. M. Healey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Sculpture and Carving. 1002 words.

Edwards, George [alias George Parker, G. E. Parker, Mr Wards] (1787?–1843), modeller and spy, was born in London, the youngest of three children of a man called Edwards and a sometime...

Empson, Hester Henrietta, Lady Empson (1915–1996), sculptor and political activist

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Sculpture and Carving. 4 words.

See Empson, Sir William

Evans, Meredydd (Merȇd) (1919–2015), writer, broadcaster, and political activist

Geraint H. Jenkins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Sculpture and Carving; Radio; Politics. 1627 words.

Evans, Meredydd (Merȇd) (1919–2015), writer, broadcaster, and political activist, was born on 9 December 1919 at Top Pentre, Llanegryn, Merioneth, the youngest of eleven children of Richard...

Gosset, Isaac (1713–1799), frame maker and wax modeller

Matthew Craske and Lesley Craske.

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. 938 words.

Gosset, Isaac (1713–1799), frame maker and wax modeller, was born in St Helier, Jersey, on 2 May 1713, the sixth and posthumous son of Jean Gosset and his wife, Suzanne d'Allain. His...

Gregory, John

Melissa L. Becher.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Education. 1118 words.

Gregory, John (17 May 1879–21 February 1958), sculptor and educator, was born in London, England, the son of John Gregory, a shipmaster, and Amelia Elizabeth Read. Gregory’s family moved to...

Hardman, John (1767–1844), button maker and medallist

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. 3 words.

See Hardman family

Langston, John Mercer

William Cheek and Aimee Lee Cheek.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sculpture and Carving; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1915 words.

Langston, John Mercer (14 December 1829–15 November 1897), African-American political leader and intellectual, was born free in Louisa County, Virginia, the son of Ralph Quarles, a wealthy...

McKenzie, (Robert) Tait (1867–1938), expert in physical education and sculptor

Penelope Curtis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Sculpture and Carving. 877 words.

McKenzie, (Robert) Tait (1867–1938), expert in physical education and sculptor, was born at Ramsay, Ontario, Canada, on 26 May 1867, the second of the three sons of William McKenzie, who...

Potter, Walter (1835–1918), taxidermist

Pat Morris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Sculpture and Carving; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1031 words.

Potter, Walter (1835–1918), taxidermist, was born at Bramber, Sussex, on 2 July 1835 (and was baptized at Bramber on 13 September), the sixth son of James Potter (d. 1867), labourer, and...

Rattee, James (1820–1855), woodcarver and mason

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art Forms; Sculpture and Carving; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 398 words.

Rattee, James (1820–1855), woodcarver and mason, was born at Fundenhall, Norfolk. Of his parents, nothing is known. He was apprenticed to a carpenter and joiner of Norwich, named Ollett. He...

Rennie, George (1802–1860), sculptor and politician

Campbell Dodgson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Sculpture and Carving. 501 words.

Rennie, George (1802–1860), sculptor and politician, was born at Phantassie, East Lothian (Haddingtonshire), the son of George Rennie (1749–1828), agriculturist, and nephew of John Rennie...

Richardson, Edward M. (1812–1869), sculptor and archaeologist

Campbell Dodgson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Sculpture and Carving. 745 words.

Richardson, Edward M. (1812–1869), sculptor and archaeologist, was born in London; nothing is known of his parents or his early life. In 1832 he entered the Royal Academy Schools at the...