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Beechey, Richard Brydges (1808–1895), marine painter and naval officer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 4 words.

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Brierly, Sir Oswald Walters (1817–1894), marine painter and naval engineer

Delia Millar.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1325 words.

Brierly, Sir Oswald Walters (1817–1894), marine painter and naval engineer, was born at Chester on 19 May 1817, the son of Dr Thomas Brierly (d. in or before 1872), a physician and amateur...

Broome, John Egerton [Jack] (1901–1985), naval officer and illustrator

Peter Le Fevre.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1497 words.

Broome, John Egerton [Jack] (1901–1985), naval officer and illustrator, was born in Seattle, Washington, USA, on 23 February 1901, the younger child and only son of Louis Egerton Broome...

Elliott, William (fl. 1774–1794), naval officer and marine painter

L. H. Cust.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 421 words.

Elliott, William (fl. 1774–1794), naval officer and marine painter, was renowned for his paintings of naval actions of the 1780s. Of the two William Elliotts listed in the Royal Navy, it is...

Macdonald, Sir Roderick Douglas (1921–2001), naval officer and painter

Richard Hill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1179 words.

Macdonald, Sir Roderick Douglas (1921–2001), naval officer and painter, was born at Weltevreden, Batavia, Java, on 25 February 1921, the son of Douglas Macdonald, tea and rubber planter,...

Mitchell, Thomas (d. 1790), marine painter and naval official

L. H. Cust.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 483 words.

Mitchell, Thomas (d. 1790), marine painter and naval official, became a freeman of the Shipwrights' Company on 25 February 1723. He held the posts of first assistant to master shipwright,...

Smyth, William (bap. 1800, d. 1877), naval officer and artist

Pieter van der Merwe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Art; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1313 words.

Smyth, William (bap. 1800, d. 1877), naval officer and artist, was born in Middlesex and baptized at St John's, Hackney, on 24 January 1800, the second son of John Greatrix Smyth, an...

Taylor, James (1753–1825), naval engineer and potter

Michael S. Moss.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Engineering and Technology; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 917 words.

Taylor, James (1753–1825), naval engineer and potter, was born on 3 May 1753 at Leadhills, Lanarkshire, the son of John Taylor, the overseer of the earl of Hopetoun's mines there. He was...

Victor, prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg [known as Count Gleichen] (1833–1891), naval officer and sculptor

L. H. Cust.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; European History; Sculpture and Carving. 683 words.

Victor, prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg [known as Count Gleichen] (1833–1891), naval officer and sculptor, was the third and youngest son of Prince Ernst of Hohenlohe-Langenburg and his...

Wilkinson, Norman (1878–1971), marine and poster artist and creator of dazzle camouflage

Paul Rennie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Graphic Design and Typography. 1699 words.

Wilkinson, Norman (1878–1971), marine and poster artist and creator of dazzle camouflage, was born on 24 November 1878 at 2 Eastbourne Terrace, Cambridge, one of the four children of Thomas...

Young, Edward Preston (1913–2003), designer and submariner

Dean Blackburn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Art Forms; Graphic Design and Typography. 1165 words.

Young, Edward Preston (1913–2003), designer and submariner, was born on 17 November 1913 in San Fernando, Trinidad, the son of William Young (d. after 1956), general trader. Following the...