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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...

Willard, Solomon

Sylvia Leistyna Lahvis.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Education. 1230 words.

Willard, Solomon (26 June 1783–27 February 1861), sculptor, architect, inventor, and educator, was born in Petersham, Massachusetts, the son of William Willard, a carpenter and joiner, and...