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Landseer, John George (1762/1763-1852), engraver and antiquary

Lucy Peltz

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/15986

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Landseer, John George (1762/1763-1852), engraver and antiquary, was born in Lincoln. Little is known of his childhood or family except that his father was a jeweller and that, at some point during his youth, the family moved to London, where Landseer was apprenticed to William Byrne (1740-1805), a landscape engraver. ...

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