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Maria Louisa Catherine Cecilia Cosway, Baroness Cosway in the nobility of the Austrian empire (1760–1838) by Valentine Green, pubd 1787 (after self-portrait) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Cosway [née Hadfield], Maria Louisa Catherine Cecilia, Baroness Cosway in the nobility of the Austrian empire (1760–1838), history painter and educationist, was born at her father's hotel, Hadfield's (or Carlo's), Lungarno Capponi, Florence, on 17 July 1760, the eldest of five surviving children of ...

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Shaw, Sir Roy Adolphus Warmington (1918–2012), educationist and arts administrator, was born on 8 July 1918 at 41 Vauxhall Road, Sheffield, the only child of Frederick Arthur Shaw, engineer, and his wife, Elsie Florence Louise, née Ogden (1894–1967). His father left home when ...