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Huntington, Henry Edwards

William B. Friedricks.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Financial Aspects of Art; Business and Management; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1395 words.

Huntington, Henry Edwards (27 February 1850–23 May 1927), urban developer, railroad executive, and book and art collector, was born in Oneonta, New York, the son of Solon Huntington, a...

Johnston, John Taylor

Samuel Willard Crompton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1108 words.

Johnston, John Taylor (08 April 1820–24 March 1893), railroad president and art patron, was born in New York City, the son of John Johnston, a banker, and Margaret Taylor. His parents, who...

Leyland, Frederick Richards (1831–1892), shipowner and art patron

Linda Merrill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1359 words.

Leyland, Frederick Richards (1831–1892), shipowner and art patron, was born on 30 September 1831 in Liverpool, the first of the three sons of John Leyland, a bookkeeper, and his wife, Ann...

Scull, Robert Cooper

Nora C. Kilbane.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1215 words.

Scull, Robert Cooper (1917–01 January 1986), art collector and patron and business executive, was born on the Lower East Side of New York City, the son of Mayo Scull, a tailor. His parents...

Smith, (Thomas) Eustace (1831–1903)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 8 words.

See Smith [née Dalrymple], Martha Mary [Eustacia]

Wells, William (1768–1847), shipbuilder and art collector

Dianne Sachko Macleod.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Financial Aspects of Art. 718 words.

Wells, William (1768–1847), shipbuilder and art collector, was born at Canister House, Chislehurst, Kent, the second of the four children of William Wells (1729–1805), shipbuilder, and...