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Robert Adams

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(1937– ).

Photographer. His black-and-white landscapes dispassionately picture the American West but respect its inherent grandeur. Adams's detached aesthetic, concern with formal...

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Adams, Robert

in Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography

January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1108 words.

actor, schoolteacher, and lawyer, was born Wilfred Robert Adams, in Georgetown, British Guiana (now Guyana), the son of Robert Adams,

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Adams, Robert

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Prints and Printmaking; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 52 words.

British, 16th century, male.

Born 1540, in London; died 1595, in London.

Architect, draughtsman, engraver.

Robert Adams was a talented man and his competence...

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Adams, Robert

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 983 words.

British, 20th century, male.

Born 5 October 1917, in Northampton; died 5 April 1984, in Great Maplestead (Essex).

Sculptor (bronze/wood), engraver.

London Group.

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Adams, Robert

Mary Christian.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 282 words.

(b Orange, NJ, May 8, 1937).

American photographer. After teaching English literature for several years, Adams turned to photography in the late 1960s, studying with Minor...

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Robert Adams

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(1937– ).

Photographer. His black-and-white landscapes dispassionately picture the American West but respect its inherent grandeur. Adams's detached aesthetic, concern with formal...

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Adams, Robert (?–1965)

in Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro–Latin American Biography

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Caribbean History. 1115 words.

was born Wilfred Robert Adams, in Georgetown, British Guiana (now Guyana), the son of Robert Adams, a boat builder. He

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Adams, Robert (1540)

Edited by Stephen Bury.

in Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography. 54 words.

Robert Adams was a talented man and his competence earned him the position of architect to Queen Elizabeth I of

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Adams, Sir Arthur (Robert)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 149 words.

KBE 1918; VD

Born 13 Dec. 1861; e s of Robert Adams, Sherborne; m 1891, Hilda Isabel (d 1907), d of Philip Jones, Assistant Colonial Treasurer, Straits...

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Adams, Joseph Robert George

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 122 words.

Born Melbourne, Victoria, 17 May 1859; e s of late Joseph Adams, Hawthorn, Victoria; m 1884, Alice, y d of late Robert Downing, Melbourne; one s four d; died 16...

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Adams, Robert (5 October 1917)

Edited by Stephen Bury.

in Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography. 954 words.

Robert Adams trained at the Northampton School of Art from 1933 to 1944. He participated in a number of

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Adams, Robert (d. 1595), architect

Malcolm Airs.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 622 words.

Adams, Robert (d. 1595), architect, was one of seven surviving children of Clement Adams (c. 1519–1587), schoolmaster to the royal pages of honour (1552–87) and a designer and engraver of...

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Adams, Robert (1794/5–1875), surgeon

J. F. Payne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Surgery. 626 words.

Adams, Robert (1794/5–1875), surgeon, was born in Dublin, the son of Samuel Adams, a solicitor, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Filgate. He entered Trinity College, Dublin, on 6 November 1809,...

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Adams, Most Rev. Walter Robert

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 173 words.

MA, DD

Born 1 Sept. 1877; s of Robert John Adams, Wandsworth Common, SW; m Elizabeth Mary (d 1954), e d of John Whiteman, Woldingham, Surrey, formerly of...

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Adams, (Wilfred) Robert (c. 1900–1965), actor

Stephen Bourne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Film; Television. 980 words.

Adams, (Wilfred) Robert (c. 1900–1965), actor, was born in Georgetown, British Guiana, the son of Robert Adams, boat builder. He was educated at St Stephen's Scots School, later St Joseph's...

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Adams, Robert (1917–1984), sculptor and designer

Alastair Grieve.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Forms; Sculpture and Carving. 1212 words.

Adams, Robert (1917–1984), sculptor and designer, was born on 5 October 1917 at Far Cotton, Northamptonshire, the youngest of the three children of Arthur and Emily Adams. From about 1930...

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Robert Adams

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

British sculptor, born in Northampton. He studied (mainly part-time) at Northampton School of Art, 1933–44, whilst working at various jobs including engineering and printing. After the...

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Adams, Robert

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 612 words.

(b Northampton, Oct 5, 1917; d Gt Maplestead, Essex, April 5, 1984).

English sculptor and painter. He studied at the Northampton School of Art from 1933 to 1944. During World...

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Adams, Robert

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 268 words.

Born 5 Oct. 1917; s of Arthur Adams; m 1951, Patricia Devine; one d; died 5 April 1984

sculptor and designer; works in wood, stone, bronze, steel...

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