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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...

Badeley, Henry John Fanshawe, Baron Badeley (1874–1951), civil servant and engraver

Victor Goodman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 693 words.

Badeley, Henry John Fanshawe, Baron Badeley (1874–1951), civil servant and engraver, was born at Elswick, Newcastle upon Tyne, on 27 June 1874, the elder child and only son of Captain Henry...

Barantyn, Drew (c. 1350–1415), goldsmith and mayor of London

Lorna E. M. Walker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Metalwork. 1319 words.

Barantyn, Drew (c. 1350–1415), goldsmith and mayor of London, was the younger son of Thomas Barantyn, lord of Chalgrove in Oxfordshire (he had an older brother, Thomas, who died in 1400)....

Baxter, John (fl. 1794–1816), silversmith and radical

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Metalwork. 7 words.

See London Corresponding Society

United Englishmen

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...

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...

Bowes, Sir Martin (1496/7–1566), goldsmith and mayor of London

C. E. Challis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Metalwork. 1573 words.

Bowes, Sir Martin (1496/7–1566), goldsmith and mayor of London, was born in York in the parish of St Cuthbert, Peaseholme. Despite his disclaimer in 1549 that at the time of his going...

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...

Bresci, Gaetano

Rudolph J. Vecoli.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1376 words.

Bresci, Gaetano (11 November 1869–22 May 1901), silk weaver and regicide, was born in Coiano, Italy, the son of Gaspero Bresci, a peasant/artisan, and Maddalena Godi. At age eleven Bresci...

Brown, Michael Barratt (1918–2015), economist, educationist, and political activist

Roger Middleton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Economics; Education; Politics. 1553 words.

Brown, Michael Barratt (1918–2015), economist, educationist, and political activist, was born on 15 March 1918 at Holland House, Woodbrooke, Selly Oak, Birmingham, the eldest of four...

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...

Bulova, Arde

David M. Walden.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Politics; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 922 words.

Bulova, Arde (24 October 1889–19 March 1958), businessman, was born in New York City, the son of Joseph Bulova and Bertha Eisner. His father emigrated to New York from Bohemia and in 1873...

Dance, Nathaniel [afterwards Sir Nathaniel Holland, baronet] (1735–1811), painter and politician

Deborah Graham-Vernon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1699 words.

Dance, Nathaniel [afterwards Sir Nathaniel Holland, baronet] (1735–1811), painter and politician, was born on 18 May 1735 in Chiswell Street, London, the third son of George Dance the elder...

Davison, George (1855–1930), photographer, political activist, and patron of the arts

Colin Osman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Photography and Photographs; Politics. 1507 words.

Davison, George (1855–1930), photographer, political activist, and patron of the arts, was born in Kirkley, Suffolk, on 19 September 1855, the fourth child of William Davison (1816–1889), a...

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...

Gwathmey, Robert

Michael Kammen.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online August 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1360 words.

Gwathmey, Robert (03 January 1903–21 September 1988), artist and activist, was born near Richmond, Virginia, an eighth-generation native of Welsh descent, to Robert Gwathmey, a railroad...

Hopkins, John Victor Lindsay [Hoppy] (1937–2015), photographer and cultural activist

Joe Boyd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Politics. 1523 words.

Hopkins, John Victor Lindsay [Hoppy] (1937–2015), photographer and cultural activist, was born on 15 August 1937 at Slough and District Maternity Home, the elder child and only son of...

Horrabin, James Francis [Frank] (1884–1962), socialist educator and cartoonist

Margaret Cole.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Political Theory; Education. 1311 words.

Horrabin, James Francis [Frank] (1884–1962), socialist educator and cartoonist, was born at 12 Cromwell Road, Peterborough, on 1 November 1884, the eldest son of James Woodhouse Horrabin (dnull...

Housman, Clemence Annie (1861–1955), illustrator and suffragette

Elizabeth Crawford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Gender and Politics; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1092 words.

Housman, Clemence Annie (1861–1955), illustrator and suffragette, was born on 23 November 1861 at Bromsgrove (her birth registered, nameless, as 'female'), the third child and first...