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ID: 500090139
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500090139

 
Record Type: Person
James, Edward (English poet and patron, 1907-1984)

Note: British poet known for his patronage of the surrealist art movement; he lived in Mexico and California. He created a sculptural environment near Xilitla, a small town in the mountains of Mexico. On 100 acres of rainforest he erected a fantastical garden of poured-cement follies.
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Names:
James, Edward (preferred,V,index)
Edward James (V,display)
James, Edward Frank Willis (V,LC)
Edward Frank Willis James (U)
James, Edward F. W. (U)
Selsey, Edward (VP)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
poet (preferred)
patron
collector

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Chichester (West Sussex, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)
Died:  Xilitla (San Luis Potosí state, Mexico) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Mexico (North and Central America) (nation)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Non-Artists
 ........  James, Edward (I)

Biographies:
(English poet and patron, 1907-1984) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British patron, 1907-1984) ..... [AVERY]
(artist, 1907-1984) ..... [GRL]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Edward Frank Willis James ........ [GRL, VP]
..................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Edward James ........ [VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
James, Edward ........ [AVERY Preferred, GRL]
............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
............................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 81032775
James, Edward Frank Willis ........ [GRL Preferred, VP]
....................................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 15 January 2004
....................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 81032775
James, Edward F. W. ........ [GRL]
......................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 81032775
Selsey, Edward ........ [VP]
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, Gallery Systems, GRL, VP]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals [online] (1993-) accessed 29 July 2003
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n81032775
....................  Garden design, 2000 Dec., v.19, n.8 76
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 15 January 2004
....................  House & Garden 159/6 (1987)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n81032775
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Garden design, 2000 Dec., v.19, n.8 76
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