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LINTON, William James (1812 - 1898), Engraver (wood)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LINTON, William James (1812 - 1898), Engraver (wood)

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 7 December 1812, in London; died 1 January 1898, in New Haven, USA.

Engraver (wood).

A talented wood engraver, William James Linton became a partner of Orrin Smith in 1828. He illustrated a large number of books, all with great success. In 1866 he moved to the USA, where he became an important figure. Linton became a member of the National Academy

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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