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Halfpenny, Joseph (1748–1811), topographical engraver and watercolour painter

Bertha Porter

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/11921

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Halfpenny, Joseph (1748–1811), topographical engraver and watercolour painter, was born on 9 October 1748 at Bishopthorpe, Yorkshire, where his father, Thomas Halfpenny, was gardener to the archbishop. He was apprenticed to a house-painter in York, where he lived in the parish of St Michael-le-Belfrey...

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Subjects: Education ; Earth Sciences and Geography ; Drawing and Pastels ; Painting ; Prints and Printmaking

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