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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...

Cockburn, James Pattison (1779–1847), army officer and watercolour painter

H. M. Chichester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 507 words.

Cockburn, James Pattison (1779–1847), army officer and watercolour painter, was born on 18 March 1779 in New York, the son of Colonel John Cockburn and his wife, Mary, daughter of Colonel...

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...

Jones, George (1786–1869), army officer and painter

James Hamilton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1280 words.

Jones, George (1786–1869), army officer and painter, born in London on 6 January 1786, was the only son of John Jones (c. 1755–1796), the mezzotint-engraver. His godfather was George...

Jones, (Walter) David Michael [pseud. Dai Greatcoat] (1895–1974), painter and poet

Peter Levi.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1475 words.

Jones, (Walter) David Michael [pseud. Dai Greatcoat] (1895–1974), painter and poet, was born on 1 November 1895 in Brockley, Kent, the younger son and youngest of three children of James...

King, John Duncan (1788–1863), army officer and landscape painter

Jenny Spencer-Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 445 words.

King, John Duncan (1788–1863), army officer and landscape painter, was born in the city of Waterford, Ireland, on 4 November 1788 and entered the army as an ensign in the 71st regiment in...

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,...

Mauldin, William Henry

Bruce J. Evensen.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1367 words.

Mauldin, William Henry (29 October 1921–22 January 2003), Pulitzer Prize–winning editorial cartoonist, was born in Mountain Park, just east of Alamogordo, New Mexico, the second son of...

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...