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Letter from Sir David Cannadine

What's New: March 2019

The latest update adds the lives of 16 women in fields ranging from music, art, and theatre management to typography and accountancy, and with a focus on women historians, introduced by Professor Rosemary Mitchell and Dr Laura Carter.

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Mary Seton Watts (1849-1938)

Trained in art at South Kensington and the Slade, Mary Seton Watts formed a creative partnership with her painter husband, and managed the gallery which they founded in Compton, Surrey.

 

 

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MARCH 14, 2019

What's New: March 2019?

The latest update adds the lives of 16 women in fields ranging from music, art, and theatre management  to typography and accountancy, and with a focus on women historians, introduced by Professor Rosemary Mitchell and Dr Laura Carter.

FEBRUARY 14, 2019

What's New: February 2019

The latest update adds the lives of 10 of the urban planners responsible for the redevelopment of Britain’s cities after 1945, and is curated by Professor Otto Saumarez Smith.

FEBRUARY 8, 2019

LGBT History Month 2019

Celebrate LGBT History Month with the ODNB.