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Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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Thom, William (1798?–1848), poet and weaver

Stephen Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 695 words.

Thom, William (1798?–1848), poet and weaver, was born in Aberdeen, probably on 12 March 1798. He hardly knew his father, who may have been a merchant or an architect. Run over by a...

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Meyrick, Sir Samuel Rush

Sarah Barter Bailey.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; 19th-Century Art. 442 words.

(b London, Aug 26, 1783; d Goodrich Court, Hereford & Worcs, April 2, 1848).

English lawyer, collector and historian. He practised as a barrister. In 1815 he published, with...

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Worth, Charles Frederick

Lourdes Font.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Textiles and Embroidery; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 1248 words.

(b Bourne, Lincs, Oct 13, 1825; d Paris, March 10, 1895)

English-born French dress designer ( see fig. ). Considered the founding father of haute couture, Worth is...

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Chatrousse, Emile(-François)

Philip Ward-Jackson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art. 293 words.

(b Paris, March 6, 1829; d Paris, Nov 12, 1896).

French sculptor and writer. Born in humble circumstances, he was apprenticed to a jeweller at the age of 11. He subsequently...

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Lambert, Catholina

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Book Arts and Illustration; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 355 words.

(b Keighley, W. Yorks, March 28, 1834; d Paterson, NJ, Feb 15, 1923).

American manufacturer and collector. He came to Boston in 1851 and began his career as a bookkeeper with...

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