Maker: H. Walter Barnett
Beit, Sir Otto John, first baronet (1865–1930), financier, philanthropist, and art connoisseur, was born on 7 December 1865 in Hamburg, Germany, twelve years after his brother Alfred Beit. He was the third son of Siegfried Beit (1818–1881), silk merchant, and his wife, Laura Caroline Hahn (...
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Gulston, Joseph (1744/5–1786), book and art collector and connoisseur, was the eldest son of Joseph Gulston (1693/4–1766), a successful loan contractor with mercantile interests in Lisbon, and his wife, Mericas Sylva (1714/15–1799), the daughter of a Portuguese merchant. His father became MP in turn for ...
P. J. V. Rolo
Harari, Ralph Andrew (1893–1969), merchant banker and art scholar and collector, was born on 28 October 1893 in Cairo, the third child and elder son of Sir Victor Harari Pasha, civil servant, financier, and leading member of Egypt's Anglo-Jewish community, and his wife, ...
Hope, Thomas (1769–1831), art collector and connoisseur, was born in Amsterdam on 30 August 1769, the eldest of the three sons of John Hope (1737–1784) [see under Hope family (per. c. 1700-1813)] and his wife, Philippina Barbara van der Hoeven (...
See Lyon, David, senior
Mitchell, William (1821/2–1908), print collector and connoisseur, had Scottish and German connections. From the evidence of the 1861, 1871, and 1901 census returns he appears to have been born a British subject in Baden, Germany, though his parentage remains unknown. Sidney Colvin, former keeper of the ...
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Rogers, Charles (1711–1784), art collector and connoisseur, born on 2 August 1711, was the second surviving son of William and Isabella Rogers of Dean Street, Soho, London. He received his elementary education at a private school near the Mews, Dean Street. In May 1731 he was appointed as a clerk in the custom house under ...
Rushout, John, second Baron Northwick (1769–1859), collector and art connoisseur, was born on 16 February 1769, the eldest son in the family of two sons and three daughters of Sir John Rushout (d. 1800), later first Baron Northwick, and his wife, Rebecca...