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Evans, Frederick Henry (1853–1943), bookseller and photographer

Anne Hammond.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 801 words.

Evans, Frederick Henry (1853–1943), bookseller and photographer, was born in Whitechapel, London, on 26 June 1853, the son of John Cleland Evans, a music teacher. He spent his early years...

Gardiner, William Nelson (1766–1814), engraver and bookseller

L. H. Cust.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Prints and Printmaking; Publishing. 774 words.

Gardiner, William Nelson (1766–1814), engraver and bookseller, born at Dublin on 11 June 1766, was the son of John Gardiner, 'crier and factotum' to Judge William Scott, and Margaret...

Ged, William (1684/5–1749), goldsmith and stereotype founder

John Burnett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 733 words.

Ged, William (1684/5–1749), goldsmith and stereotype founder, was probably born in Dunfermline, son of William Ged, said to have been a member of the family of Ged of Baldridge in Fife. He...

Keating, George (1762–1842), engraver and bookseller

H. R. Tedder.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Prints and Printmaking; Publishing. 348 words.

Keating, George (1762–1842), engraver and bookseller, was the son of the Roman Catholic bookseller Patrick Keating (1723/4–1816) and his wife, Julia Golightly (d. 1812). He was apprenticed...

Reynes, John [formerly Jan Rijens] (d. 1545), bookseller and bookbinder

E. G. Duff.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Graphic Design and Typography; Publishing. 392 words.

Reynes, John [formerly Jan Rijens] (d. 1545), bookseller and bookbinder, a native of Wageningen, Gueldres, in the Low Countries, was granted letters of denization on 7 June 1510. Between...

Thomason, Sir Edward (bap. 1769, d. 1849), manufacturer of buttons and jewellery and publisher of medals

Philip Attwood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 961 words.

Thomason, Sir Edward (bap. 1769, d. 1849), manufacturer of buttons and jewellery and publisher of medals, was baptized in Birmingham on 14 November 1769, the son of Edward Thomason, a...

Wilson, Alexander (1714–1786), astronomer and type founder

George Stronach.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Graphic Design and Typography; Astronomy and Astrophysics; Publishing. 798 words.

Wilson, Alexander (1714–1786), astronomer and type founder, son of Patrick Wilson, town clerk of St Andrews, and Clara Fairfoul, his wife, was born at St Andrews, Fife. His father died when...