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SALT, Henry (1780 - 1827), Draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SALT, Henry (1780 - 1827), Draughtsman

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 30 October 1780, in Lichfield; died 30 August 1827, in Dessuke, near Alexandria.


Henry Salt studied in Lichfield. He accompanied Lord Valentia on his voyage to India and Sri Lanka, as well as areas that are now in Ethiopia and Eritrea. In 1802, assuming responsibility for the illustrations included in the latter's account of his travels published in 1809. Salt was

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