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us: Irving, Laurence, 1897-1988


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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

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  • Fuller Name

    • Laurence Henry Forster
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1897-04-11
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1988-10-23
    • Birth Place

        (naf) London (England)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Wittersham (England)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Kent (England)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Art
          (lcsh) Art direction
            (lcsh) Writing
              (lcsh) Illustration of books
            • Occupation

                (lcsh) Motion picture art directors
                  (lcsh) Motion picture set designers
                    (lcsh) Biographers
                      (lcsh) Illustrators
                  • Earlier Established Forms

                      Irving, Laurence Henry Forster, 1897-1988
                  • Sources

                    • found: His Great interruption, 1983: t.p. (Laurence Irving) jkt. (b. 1897; former RAF member)
                    • found: LC data base, 3-4-86 (hdg.: Irving, Laurence Henry Forster, 1897- ; usage: Laurence Irving)
                    • found: Designing for the movies, c2005: ECIP t.p. (Laurence Irving) data view (b. Oct. 11, 1897) p. xvii (illustrated books, including Hakluyt, voyages and discoveries of the English; and John Masefield's Philip the King)
                    • found: Wikipedia WWW site, viewed December 29, 2016 (Laurence Irving; Laurence Henry Forster Irving; artist, book illustrator, motion picture set designer and art director; born, April 11, 1897 in London, England; died, October 23, 1988 in Wittersham, Kent, England; son of actors H. B. Irving and Dorothea Baird; nephew of Laurence Irving (1871-1914); biographer of his grandfather, actor Henry Irving; served in the Royal Naval Air Service during World War I and the Royal Air Force during World War II; wrote the biographies, Henry Irving, the actor and his world, and The successors; wrote two volumes of autobiography, Designing for the movies, and Great interruption)
                    • found: Great Britain, Royal Aero Club Aviators' Certificates, 1910-1950 viewed on Ancestry.com December 28, 2016 (Laurence Henry Forster Irving; born April 11, 1897 in London, England)
                    • found: England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995 viewed on Ancestry.com December 28, 2016 (Laurence Henry Forster Irving; died, October 23, 1988 in Wittersham, Kent, England)
                    • found: IMDb, July 17, 2008 (Laurence Irving; b. Oct. 11, 1897, London, England, UK; d. Oct. 23, 1988, London, England, UK; art director, producer, production designer, set decorator)
                  • Change Notes

                    • 1986-03-07: new
                    • 2016-12-29: revised
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