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Archibald Leighton

 (1784–1841) London bookbinder, chiefly remembered for his role in developing bookcloth suitable for bookbinding. Leighton began experimenting with cloth c.1823, using a ...

Leighton, Archibald

Leighton, Archibald (1784–1841)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
73 words

..., Archibald ( 1784–1841 ) London bookbinder , chiefly remembered for his role in developing *bookcloth suitable for bookbinding. Leighton began experimenting with cloth c .1823 , using a starch-filled calico, and in 1832 produced a cloth which could take and retain impressed gilt decoration. These new materials were rapidly adopted by the trade, leading to modern *case binding techniques using prefabricated decorated cloth cases. David Pearson D. Ball , Victorian Publishers’ Bindings ...

Archibald Leighton

Archibald Leighton  

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 (1784–1841) London bookbinder,chiefly remembered for his role in developing bookcloth suitable for bookbinding. Leighton began experimenting with cloth c.1823, using a starch-filled calico, and in ...
Williams, James

Williams, James (1818–?)   Reference library

Alysia E. Garrison

Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro–Latin American Biography

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1,420 words

...and the white antislavery activists and writers who enabled slave voices to circulate in the public sphere. The Narrative is the result of a complex collaboration between multiple historical actors: Williams himself, who provided testimony of life under apprenticeship; Archibald Leighton Palmer, a Scottish medical doctor who served as Williams’s amanuensis (literary transcriber); Thomas Price, a Baptist minister in London who framed the narrative with its preliminary “Advertisement”; and Sturge, the English Quaker antislavery activist and leader of the...

Poynter, Edward John (Sir)

Poynter, Edward John (Sir) (20 March 1836)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

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Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
1,321 words
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..., watercolourist , designer , illustrator . History painting, nudes, portraits, genre scenes. Designs for stained glass, designs for mosaics. Edward John Poynter was the son of the watercolourist and architect Ambrose Poynter; he studied in London, where he met Lord Frederick Leighton in 1853 , and in Paris under Charles Gleyre at the École des Beaux-Arts from 1856 to 1859 . From 1859 or 1861 onward he exhibited in London at the Royal Academy, of which he became an associate member in 1869 , then a Royal Academician in 1876 , and finally was elected...

Libraries and collections

Libraries and collections   Reference library

Mary Wallace Davidson, D.W. Krummel, and James P. Cassaro

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
45,565 words

...and two collections (English madrigals, liturgical music). Rare printed items include a unique copy of Morley's First Booke of Ayres ( 1600 ) and copies of early books by John Day ( 1565 ), John Cosyn ( 1585 ), William Byrd ( 1589 ), Michael East ( 1604 ), and William Leighton ( 1614 ). The library has a large MS collection of operas based on Shakespeare plays as well as incidental music and individual song settings, with major works in the hands of N.A. Zingarelli and J.L. Hatton . Catalog of Printed Books of the Folger Shakespeare Library ...

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