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(Désirée) Lucienne Lisbeth Dulcie Day (1917–2010) by John Gay, 1950s © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Day [née Conradi], (Désirée) Lucienne Lisbeth Dulcie (1917–2010), textile designer, was born on 5 January 1917 at Dulceholme, Brighton Road, Coulsdon, Surrey, the youngest child and only daughter of Felix Conradi (1871/2–1957), a Belgian-born reinsurance broker, and his English wife, Dulcie Lilian Hilda, ...

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Jackson, John Baptist (b. c. 1700, d. in or after 1773), woodcutter and designer of chintz and wallpaper, was the most remarkable English printmaker of his day, although he stands far apart from the mainstream. The main source of information on his life is an autobiography quoted in ...

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See Ochs, John Ralph

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Smart, George (1775/6–1846), tailor and textile artist, was famously associated with the village of Frant in Sussex, near Tunbridge Wells, living there most of his life and often being referred to as ‘the tailor of Frant’. The George Smart who was buried in ...

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Tutill, George (1817–1887), banner and regalia maker, was born on 16 April 1817 in Howden, Yorkshire, and baptized there on 19 April, the son of Thomas Tutill (1775/6–1860), corn miller, and his wife, Elizabeth Richardson (1789/90–1859), who is said to have been a regalia apron maker. He had at least one sister, ...