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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Wyld, James, the younger (1812–1887), cartographer and geographical publisher

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Publishing. 950 words.

Wyld, James, the younger (1812–1887), cartographer and geographical publisher, was born in North Street, Lambeth, Surrey, on 20 November 1812, the son of James Wyld the elder and his wife,...

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Quin, Edward (1794–1828), cartographer

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History. 682 words.

Quin, Edward (1794–1828), cartographer, son of Edward Turnly Quin (1762–1823), a newspaper editor of Irish protestant descent, and his wife, Ann Delhoste, matriculated from Magdalen Hall,...

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Greenleaf, Moses

Olive Hoogenboom.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Business and Management. 1437 words.

Greenleaf, Moses (17 October 1777–20 March 1834), mapmaker, writer, and promoter of the state of Maine, was born in Newburyport, Massachusetts, the son of Moses Greenleaf, a ship carpenter...

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