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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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Doria Principe, Palazzo

Penelope Hobhouse.

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 120 words.

Genoa, Liguria, Italy. The palace was built for the Genoese Admiral Andrea Doria (1468–1560), founder of the Republic

Farrand, Beatrix (1872–1959)

John Baines.

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 369 words.

(1872–1959), American landscape gardener and founder member of the American Society of Landscape Architects (1899).

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Plečnik, Joze

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 189 words.

(Josip, Josef) (1872–1957), Slovene architect, founder of the Ljubljana School of Architecture. His work was influenced by Otto

Olmsted, Frederick Law (1822–1903)

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 741 words.

(1822–1903), landscape architect and principal founder of the profession of landscape architecture in the United States.

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Eleutherian Mills

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 256 words.

Wilmington, Delaware, USA, the 1803 Georgian-style mansion of gunpowder manufacturer Eleuthere Irenee du Pont, founder of the DuPont Company,

Eleutherian Mills

Overview page. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden.

Wilmington, Delaware, USA, the 1803 Georgian-style mansion of gunpowder manufacturer Eleuthere Irenee du Pont, founder of the DuPont Company, is a part of the 93-hectare/230-acre Hagley...

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Manor House, The (Upton Grey)

Overview page. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden.

Near Basingstoke, Hampshire, England, an Arts and Crafts house designed, on the basis of a Tudor house, by Ernest Newton (1856–1922) for Charles Holme, the founder of the very influential...

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John Lindley

Overview page. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden.

(1799–1865), the son of a Norwich nurseryman, who worked for the Horticultural Society of London (later Royal Horticultural Society) for over 40 years as administrator, botanist, shows...

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