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Allen, George (1832–1907), engraver and publisher

E. T. Cook.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Publishing. 1500 words.

Allen, George (1832–1907), engraver and publisher, was born on 26 March 1832 at Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, the son of John Allen, a publican, and his wife, Rebecca. He was educated...

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Angier [Angiers], Paul (1723–1757), engraver and printseller

Timothy Clayton and Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Prints and Printmaking; Publishing. 298 words.

Angier [Angiers], Paul (1723–1757), engraver and printseller, was born on 27 November 1723 and baptized in Southwark, London, on 3 December, the son of William Angier (d. 1729), a draper of...

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Bartholomew, John (1805–1861)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Publishing. 3 words.

See Bartholomew family

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Baskerville, John (1706–1775), printer and typefounder

James Mosley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Publishing. 5711 words.

Baskerville, John (1706–1775), printer and typefounder, was born at Sion Hill, Wolverley, near Kidderminster, Worcestershire, the son of John Baskervile (d. 1738) and his wife, Sara or...

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Bell, Andrew (1725/6–1809), engraver and publisher

Frank A. Kafker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Publishing. 1110 words.

Bell, Andrew (1725/6–1809), engraver and publisher, was probably born in Edinburgh, the son of John Bell, a baker. He was apprenticed to Richard Cooper the elder and began his career...

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Bernard, Bruce Bonus (1928–2000), photographer and picture editor

Alex May.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Publishing; Art Education. 1188 words.

Bernard, Bruce Bonus (1928–2000), photographer and picture editor, was born on 21 March 1928 at 7 Shepherd's Hill, Highgate, London, the second of three sons and third of the five children...

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Bickham, George (c. 1704–1771), engraver and printseller

Timothy Clayton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Prints and Printmaking; Publishing. 830 words.

Bickham, George (c. 1704–1771), engraver and printseller, the son of the engraver George Bickham (1683/4–1758) and his wife, Elizabeth, was probably born about 1704 in London. He trained as...

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Bowyer, Robert (1758–1834), miniature painter and publisher

Deborah Graham-Vernon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Publishing. 1124 words.

Bowyer, Robert (1758–1834), miniature painter and publisher, was born in Portsmouth, the son of Amos Bowyer, a shipwright, and his wife, Betty Ann. He was baptized there on 18 June 1758. He...

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Boydell, John (1720–1804), engraver and printseller

Timothy Clayton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Prints and Printmaking; Publishing. 3224 words.

Boydell, John (1720–1804), engraver and printseller, the eldest of the seven children of Josiah Boydell (1691–1757?), surveyor and land steward, and his wife, Mary (1693/4–1777), was born...

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Bretherton, James (c. 1730–1806), engraver and printseller

Timothy Clayton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Prints and Printmaking; Publishing. 749 words.

Bretherton, James (c. 1730–1806), engraver and printseller, may have been born about 1730 and must have married his wife, Sarah (fl. 1762–1773), by about 1755, since his son Charles (d....

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