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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Pilkington, Margaret (1891–1974), wood-engraver and philanthropist

Sarah Hyde.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Prints and Printmaking. 1041 words.

Pilkington, Margaret (1891–1974), wood-engraver and philanthropist, was born on 25 November 1891 in Clifton, near Manchester, the elder of the two daughters of Lawrence Pilkington...

Johnson, Eunice W.

Margena A. Christian.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online June 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Publishing. 1150 words.

Johnson, Eunice W. (4 Apr. 1916–3 Jan. 2010), fashion show producer and director, publishing company executive, and philanthropist, was born Eunice Walker, one of five children to Nathaniel...