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(William) Martin Conway, Baron Conway of Allington (1856–1937) by Bassano, 1895 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Conway, (William) Martin, Baron Conway of Allington (1856–1937), art historian and mountaineer, was born on 12 April 1856 at Rochester, Kent, the only son of William Conway, a low-church evangelical vicar of St Nicholas's Church, Rochester, afterwards rector of St Margaret's Church, Westminster...

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Sir William Eden, seventh baronet and fifth baronet (1849–1915) by Prince Paulo Troubetzkoy © reserved; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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Eden, Sir William, seventh baronet and fifth baronet (1849–1915), sportsman and artist, was born at Windlestone Hall, co. Durham, on 4 April 1849, the second son of Sir William Eden, sixth baronet and fourth baronet (1803–1873), and his wife, Elfrida Susanna Harriet, daughter of ...

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Fennell, John Greville (1807–1885), artist and writer on angling, was born at sea between Ireland and England. He began his artistic career by winning the silver medal offered by the duke of Sussex for a drawing of Hercules. He was a student at the school of engraving run by the ...

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Elizabeth Alice Frances Le Blond (1860–1934) by unknown photographer, 1910 Alpine Club Photo Library, London

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Le Blond [née Hawkins-Whitshed], Elizabeth Alice Frances (1860–1934), mountaineer and photographer, was the only child of Sir St Vincent Bentinck Hawkins-Whitshed, third baronet (1837–1871), of Killincarrick House, Greystones, co. Wicklow, and his wife, Alice (d. 1908), the youngest daughter of the ...

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Wathen, James (bap. 1752, d. 1828), artist and pedestrian, was baptized on 1 July 1752 in the parish church of All Saints, Hereford, the son of Thomas Wathen (d. 1779), a glover of the city, and his wife, Dorothy Taylor (d...