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...
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...