Firm of English wood engravers founded in London in 1839 by GeorgeDalziel (b Wooler, Northumberland, 1 Dec. 1815; d London, 4 Aug. 1902) and EdwardDalziel (b Wooler, 5 Dec. 1817; d London, 25 Mar. 1905). Two other brothers, John (1822–69) and Thomas (1823–1906), worked for the firm, which was the most prolific source of book illustrations in Victorian England, producing more than 50,000 images. Leighton, Millais, and Tenniel were among the artists whose work they engraved. George and Edward collaborated on the book The Brothers Dalziel: A Record of Fifty Years' Work…1840–1890 (1901).
Subjects: Art — Bibliography.