Born Edinburgh. Died 13 Albemarle Street. By 1754 had joined the family architectural firm. One of four Adam brothers.
Person, Architecture, Scotland
Born Alloway, Ayrshire. Wrote in the Scots language, and also in a Scots dialect which is accessible to English speakers. Also collected traditional songs. Scots the world over celebrate his birth ...
Person, Poetry, Seriously Famous, Scotland
Born Blackheath. Illustrator and painter. He was closely associated with the Old Watercolour Society, becoming president in 1871. He also achieved fame as an illustrator of Shakespeare’s works and...
Born Charles Manners. In 1762 his father added Sutton to the family surname following an inheritance. Archbishop of Canterbury 1805 - 1828. Died at home, Lambeth Palace.
Fashion model and photographer. Born New York. Worked closely with Man Ray in Paris and worked within the surrealist movement, starring in Jean Cocteau's film "Le sang d'un poète". Married an Egyp...
Person, Art, Egypt, France, USA
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