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Quentin Claudian Stephen Bell (1910–1996) by Duncan Fraser, 1982 [in his pottery at Cobbe Place] © Duncan Fraser; collection National Portrait Gallery, London


Bell, Quentin Claudian Stephen (1910–1996), art historian and potter, was born into the heart of the Bloomsbury group on 19 August 1910, the younger son of (Arthur) Clive Heward Bell (1881–1964), art critic, and his wife, Vanessa Bell (1879–1961), painter, and the daughter of ...


Whistler, Sir (Alan Charles) Laurence (1912–2000), glass engraver, writer, and architectural historian, was born at Bryer, Court Road, Eltham, Kent, on 21 January 1912, the youngest child of Henry Whistler (1866–1940), builder and estate agent, and his wife, Helen Frances Mary (1870–1963), daughter of the ...


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Winston, Charles (1814–1864), barrister and stained-glass historian, was born on 10 March 1814 at Lymington, Hampshire, the elder of the two sons of the Revd Benjamin Winston, rector of Farningham, Kent, and his wife, Helen, daughter of Sir Thomas Reid, baronet. His father, whose original name was ...