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Blake, William (1757–1827), engraver, artist, and poet

Robert N. Essick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Art; Prints and Printmaking. 11722 words.

Blake, William (1757–1827), engraver, artist, and poet, was born on 28 November 1757 at 28 Broad Street, Soho, London, the third son of James Blake (1723?–1784), a hosier, and his wife,...

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Linton, William James (1812–1897), wood-engraver, polemicist, and poet

John Murdoch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Prints and Printmaking. 2839 words.

Linton, William James (1812–1897), wood-engraver, polemicist, and poet, was born on 7 December 1812 in Ireland's Row at Mile End in London, probably the second among four children of...

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Oakman, John (c. 1748–1793), engraver and writer of songs and novels

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Prints and Printmaking. 313 words.

Oakman, John (c. 1748–1793), engraver and writer of songs and novels, was born at Hendon, Middlesex. He received a grammar-school education and was apprenticed to the map engraver Emanuel...

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Rawlins, Thomas (c. 1620–1670), engraver, medallist, and playwright

Michael Sharp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Sculpture and Carving; Prints and Printmaking. 1006 words.

Rawlins, Thomas (c. 1620–1670), engraver, medallist, and playwright, is of unknown origin. Best known for his skills and services as an engraver, he initially made his name as a playwright...

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Stone, (Alan) Reynolds (1909–1979), engraver and letter cutter

David Wolfers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Prints and Printmaking; Literature. 1053 words.

Stone, (Alan) Reynolds (1909–1979), engraver and letter cutter, was born at Eton College, Buckinghamshire, on 13 March 1909, the eldest of the three children and the only son of Edward...

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Swain, Charles (1801–1874), poet and engraver

James Sambrook.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Prints and Printmaking. 944 words.

Swain, Charles (1801–1874), poet and engraver, was born in Every Street, Manchester, on 4 January 1801 and baptized on 11 February 1801 at St Ann's, Manchester, the son of John Swain (bap....

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