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Alexander Gardner

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(1821–82).

Photographer. Known especially for images of the Civil War and its aftermath, he also documented the West and created notable portraits. Born in Paisley, Scotland, as a...

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Gardner, Alexander

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; 19th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 477 words.

American, 19th century, male.

Born 17 October 1821, in Paisley, Scotland; died 12 December 1882, in Washington, DC.

Photographer. Portraits, war scenes, landscapes.

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Alexander Gardner

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(1821–82).

Photographer. Known especially for images of the Civil War and its aftermath, he also documented the West and created notable portraits. Born in Paisley, Scotland, as a...

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Gardner, Alexander

Makeda Best.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art. 1085 words.

(b Paisley, Scotland, Oct 17, 1821; d Washington, DC, Dec 11, 1882).

American photographer of Scottish birth. Following his father’s death around 1828, Gardner’s family...

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Gardner, Alexander (1821–82)

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 163 words.

He taught himself photography c.1843 and reported for the Glasgow Sentinel before moving to Washington in 1858 to operate

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Gardner, Alexander (1821–82)

Ann Lee Morgan.

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 399 words.

Known especially for images of the Civil War and its aftermath, he also documented the West and created notable portraits. Born in Paisley, Scotland, as a young man he worked as a jeweler...

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Gardner, Alexander (1821–82)

Ann Lee Morgan.

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 388 words.

Known especially for images of the Civil War and its aftermath, he also documented the West and created notable portraits.

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Gardner, Alexander (17 Oct 1821)

Grant B. Romer.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 706 words.

(b Paisley, Scotland, 17 Oct 1821; d Washington, DC, 11 Dec 1882),

photographer of Scottish

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Gardner, Douglas Frank

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance. 126 words.

Born 20 Dec. 1943; s of late Ernest Frank Gardner and Mary Gardner; m 1978, Adèle (née Alexander); one s two d

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Macduff, Hon. Sir Alistair (Geoffrey)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 105 words.

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Born 26 May 1945; s of late Alexander MacDonald MacDuff and Iris Emma Jarvis (née Gardner); null...

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Horsburgh, John Millar Stewart

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 77 words.

Born 15 May 1938; s of late Alexander Horsburgh and Helen Margaret Watson Millar or Horsburgh; m 1966, Johann Catriona Gardner, MB, ChB,...

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Mac And Bob

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Mac (b. Lester MacFarland, 2 February 1902, Gray, Kentucky, USA, d. 25 July 1984, Oliver Springs, Tennessee, USA; mandolin, harmonica, fiddle, tenor vocals) and Bob (b. Robert Alexander...

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Durie, Sir Alexander Charles [Alec] (1915–2001), businessman and public servant

Tom Donnelly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1208 words.

Durie, Sir Alexander Charles [Alec] (1915–2001), businessman and public servant, was born on 15 July 1915 at The Green, Watchet, Somerset, the elder son of Charles Durie, highway engineer...

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Crawford, Sir William (1840–1922), industrialist and philanthropist

Emily Boyle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 758 words.

Crawford, Sir William (1840–1922), industrialist and philanthropist, was born on 19 May 1840 at Maine Mount, Randalstown, co. Antrim in Ulster, the youngest of the ten children of the Revd...

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Auldjo, John (1805–1886), geologist and alpinist

S. J. Flower.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Geology and the Lithosphere. 494 words.

Auldjo, John (1805–1886), geologist and alpinist, was born on 26 July 1805 in Montreal, the eldest in the family of two sons and one daughter of Alexander Auldjo (d. 1821), born in Aberdeen...

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Harvey, Alexander [Alex] (1935–1982), popular singer

Martin Kielty.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Voice. 931 words.

Harvey, Alexander [Alex] (1935–1982), popular singer, was born on 5 February 1935 at 49 Govan Road, Glasgow, the first of the two children of Leslie Harvey (d. 1992), dairy machine...

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O'Sullivan, Timothy Henry

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Publishing; 19th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 473 words.

Born 1840, in Ireland; died 14 January 1882, in Staten Island, New York.

Irish American, 19th century, male.

Photographer. War photographs, landscapes.

As a child...

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O’Sullivan, Timothy

Terence Pitts.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art. 568 words.

(b ?Ireland, 1840; d Staten Island, NY, Jan 14, 1882).

American photographer. He was employed in the studio of Mathew Brady in Washington, DC, when the Civil War (1861–5) broke...

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Lanier, James Franklin Doughty

Patrick J. Furlong.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1047 words.

Lanier, James Franklin Doughty (22 November 1800–27 August 1881), lawyer and banker, was born in Washington, North Carolina, the son of Alexander Chalmers Lanier, a farmer and storekeeper,...

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John Baird

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

(1798–1859). Scots architect, whose Glasgow practice was second only in importance to that of David Hamilton. He rarely strayed from a sedate Classicism in his work, although there were...

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Picking a Fight

Frank L. Holt.

in Alexander the Great and the Mystery of the Elephant Medallions

November 2003; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology. 7271 words.

Percy Gardner struggled mightily against a compelling connection between numismatics and history. When he associated the elephant battle on the Franks medallion with an invasion of nomads...

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