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Artus Van Briggle MP (1869 - 1904)

Artus Van Briggle settled in Colorado Springs in 1899 after establishing himself as a notable artist with the Rookwood Pottery of Ohio. With Anne Louise (née Gregory), his new wife, Artus began ...

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George Frederic Watts MP (1817 - 1904)

George Frederic Watts, OM, RA (23 February 1817 – 1 July 1904) George Frederic Watts was a popular English Victorian painter and sculptor associated with the Symbolist movement. Watts became...

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Mary Seton Fraser Watts MP (1849 - 1938)

Biography Born in India, she was the daughter of Charles Edward Fraser Tytler of Balnain and Aldourie, but spent much of her youth in Scotland and settled in England in the 1860s. Trained at the Slad...

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Josiah Wedgwood MP (1730 - 1795)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary "... Josiah Wedgwood (12 July 1730 – 3 January 1795) was an English potter, credited with the industrialization of the manufacture of pottery. A prominent abolit...

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William Morris MP (1834 - 1896)

William Morris (24 March 1834 – 3 October 1896) was an English textile designer, artist, writer, and socialist associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and the English Arts and Crafts Mo...

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Thomas Christopher McDonnell (1869 - 1923)

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Thomas Christopher McDonnell (1838 - 1909)

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George W. Piggott (1852 - 1896)

History George was seven years old when the American Consul sent him to New York to live with an aunt after his father, an American citizen, was killed during an uprising of slaves in the tropics. He...

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Otto Classen (1868 - 1939)

Otto Classen was Born in Dresden, Germany, in 1868. Classen studied in Europe during the height of Impressionism. In 1898, he emigrated to Southern California and settled in Santa Monica, bringing his ...

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George E Ohr, Jr. (1857 - 1918)

George Ohr was born in Biloxi, Mississippi, on July 12, 1857. He was the son of German immigrants who arrived in New Orleans c. 1850 and subsequently married and moved to Biloxi. George Ohr tried his h...

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Edward Graham Simpson (1868 - 1947)

Edward Graham Simpson along with his cousin Fredrick Coleridge Simpson inherited the firm WB Simpson and Sons from their fathers. They set about reorganising the company to meet the demands of large sc...

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Edward Henry Simpson (1838 - 1922)

Edward Henry Simpson , along with his brother William Fredrick were apprenticed to their father's firm, and later were made partners in 1860. It was they who altered the style of the firm to W.B.Simpso...

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William Butler Simpson (1798 - 1882)

William Butler Simpson was born in 1798, and inherited his talent as an artist from his father, and founded the firm WB Simpson & Sons LTD in 1833. He gradually built up the business during his lifetim...

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