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Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

The condition of a sailing vessel which is obliged, because of heavy weather, to heave to under bare poles with its helm a-lee in order to ride out the storm.

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Bellevue (UK)

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design. 82 words.

English centre of ceramics production. A pottery was founded in the town of Hull (near what is now the

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Bellevue

Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

English centre of ceramics production. A pottery was founded in the town of Hull (near what is now the Albert Dock) in 1802; the proprietors included Job Ridgway. It soon ...

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Keyworth, William Day, junior (1843–1902), sculptor

Gerardine Mulcahy-Parker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving. 1524 words.

Keyworth, William Day, junior (1843–1902), sculptor, was born at Baker Street, Sculcoates, Hull, on 27 March 1843, the second son in a family of two sons and three daughters of William Day...

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Hull

Ivan Hall.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass. 1221 words.

[Kingston-upon-Hull]

English port and university city in Humberside, at the confluence of the rivers Hull and Humber. Founded in medieval times, it was an important centre for...

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Nef

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork. 204 words.

Vessel in the form of a ship used at the dining-table. Its earliest-known use, recorded in 12th-century France, was probably as a drinking vessel. By the 15th century it was performing...

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Bruce James Talbert

Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

(bDundee, 1838; dLondon, 28 Jan 1881). Scottish designer. He served an apprenticeship as a wood-carver in Dundee and ran his own carving business for two years before joining the office of...

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Brooks, Thomas

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art. 541 words.

British, 19th century, male.

Born 1818, in Hull; died 1891.

Painter. Genre scenes, seascapes.

A pupil of H. P. Briggs at the Royal Academy in London, Thomas...

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Dawson, Henry (1811–1878), landscape painter

Nicholas Alfrey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1054 words.

Dawson, Henry (1811–1878), landscape painter, was born on 3 April 1811 in Waterhouse Lane, Hull, the second and only surviving child of William Dawson (d. 1826), cheesemonger and flax...

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Secher, Valdemar

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art. 34 words.

Danish, 20th century, male.

Active in Copenhagen.

Born 24 June 1885, in Skaarup, near Rönde; died 1976.

Painter. Portraits, landscapes.

Valdemar Secher...

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Plaatzer van der Hull, Hubert Willem

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art. 28 words.

Dutch, 19th century, male.

Born 1810, in Haarlem; died after 1848.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes.

Platzer van der Hull was a pupil of Jan Adam Kruzeman in...

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Dawson, Henry

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art. 1411 words.

British, 19th century, male.

Born 1811, in Hull; died December 1878, in Chiswick.

Painter. Landscapes.

Although he was born in Hull, Dawson always regarded...

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Redmore, Henry

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art. 983 words.

British, 19th century, male.

Born 1820; died 1887.

Painter. Seascapes.

Henry Redmore worked as a marine engineer before turning to painting professionaly at the...

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Allison, John William

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art. 84 words.

British, 20th century, male.

Born in Hull; died 1934.

Painter, miniaturist. Portraits, genre scenes.

Allison travelled to Italy for his artistic education, then...

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Goodin, Walter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art. 157 words.

British, 20th century, male.

Born 1907, in Hull; died 1992.

Painter. Landscapes, seascapes, cityscapes, still-lifes.

Walter Goodin received guidance from...

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Etty, William

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art. 2619 words.

British, 19th century, male.

Born 10 March 1787, in York; died 13 November 1849, in York.

Painter, watercolourist. Mythological subjects, figures, nudes, genre scenes.

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Settle, William Edward Frederick

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art. 274 words.

British, 19th century, male.

Born 1821, in Hull; died 1897.

Painter, watercolourist. Seascapes.

William Edward Frederick Settle exhibited at the British...

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Earle, Thomas

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art. 70 words.

British, 19th century, male.

Born 1810, in Hull; died 1876, in London.

Sculptor. Statues, busts, groups.

Thomas Earle was a pupil at the Royal Academy. He began...

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Thew, Robert

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; 18th-Century Art. 160 words.

British, 18th century, male.

Born 1758, in Patrington; died August 1802, in Stevenage.

Engraver.

Robert Thew was a soldier until the age of 25. He then set up...

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Swift, John Warkup

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art. 378 words.

British, 19th century, male.

Born 1815; died 7 May 1869, in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Painter. Landscapes, seascapes.

John Warkup Swift studied in Hull, and first...

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Hull, James

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art. 57 words.

British, 20th century, male.

Born 1921.

Painter.

James Hull's work featured in a number of group exhibitions in London, in 1949, 1951 and 1953. He took part in an...

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