John Frederick Lewis collection of autographs of engravers Bulk, 1775-1850 1721-1914

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John Frederick Lewis collection of autographs of engravers, Bulk, 1775-1850, 1721-1914

John Frederick Lewis collection of autographs of engravers Bulk, 1775-1850 1721-1914

John Frederick Lewis was a Philadelphia lawyer, philanthropist, and collector of writing samples. This collection contains letters, receipts, and other documents by British engravers. Most of the material was written in England between 1775 and 1850. Many of the letters discuss artistic matters and contain references to well-known engravings.

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Skelton, Joseph, fl. 1820-1850

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Heath, James, 1757-1834

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Du Roveray, Francis Isaac, 1772-1849

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Byrne, William, 1743-1805

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Cooke, George, 1781-1834

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Scriven, Edward, 1775-1841

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Basire, James, 1730-1802

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Michel, Jean-Baptiste, 1748-1804

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Thew, Robert, 1758-1802

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Lewis, John Frederick, 1860-1932

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John Frederick Lewis was a Philadelphia lawyer, philanthropist, and collector of writing samples. He donated three collections to the Free Library of Philadelphia. In addition to his collection of autographs of engravers, he also donated a collection of cuneiform tablets and an oriental manuscript collection. The engravers in this collection range from the obscure to the relatively well-known. Presidents and members of the Society of Engravers are represented, most notably the first president Fr...

Arrowsmith, Aaron, 1750-1823

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Aaron Arrowsmith, British cartographer, founded a mapmaking firm in London in the late 18th century. In 1791, the Hudson's Bay Company appointed Arrowsmith to prepare maps, and gave him access to the Company's archives and to information collected by the Company's traders in North America. Arrowsmith's first map of North America, published in 1795, charted large parts of Canada on a map for the first time. Arrowsmith's maps were regularly updated and, after his death in 1823, his sons Aaron Jr. ...

Angus, William, 1752-1821

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Daniell, William, 1769-1837

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English landscape painter and engraver. From the description of Autograph letter signed in third person, not signed : Cleveland St. [London], to Mr. Huggins, no year Apr. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270521357 Epithet: painter and engraver British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000205.0x000390 William's Daniell's A voyage round Great Britain, undertaken in the summer of the year 1813, and com...

Moses, Henry, 1782?-1870

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Stow, James, b. ca. 1770

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Medland, Thomas, active 18th century-19th century

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Sherlock, William P., approximately 1780-

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Landseer, Thomas, 1795-1880

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British engraver. From the description of Letter : London, 1853 Dec. 20. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 316043530 English engraver. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to J.H. Robinson, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270596710 ...

Cromek, R. H. (Robert Hartley), 1770-1812

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Robert Hartley Cromek, English engraver and literary entrepreneur. A business dispute with William Blake ca. 1805-8 initaiated a series of conflicts between the two men that would negatively impact Cromek's reputation. From the description of Robert Hartley Cromek manuscript material : 1 item, 1808. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 154235669 English engraver. From the description of Autograph letter signed, 1810 Dec. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...

Evans, William, 1798-1877

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Epithet: drysalter, of Manchester British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001188.0x000052 Epithet: Rector of Stour British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001188.0x000059 Epithet: Secretary to African Institution British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001188.0x00005a ...

Fry, William Thomas, 1789-1843

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Bromley, William, 1769-1842

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English engraver. From the description of Autograph letter in third person, not signed : n.p. [London], to Cadell & Davies, 1798 Mar. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132762 ...

Sharp, William, 1749-1824

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English engraver. From the description of Autograph letter in third person : Charles St. [London], to Alderman Boydell, [no year] Aug. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662102 From the description of Document signed : Vauxhall, [London], 1783 Apr. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664797 ...

Cooke, William Bernard, 1778-1855

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English line-engraver. From the description of Receipt signed : [London], 1799 Dec. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538670 Epithet: engraver British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x000315 ...

Stadler, Joseph Constantine

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Parker, James, 1750-1805

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Facius, Johann Gottlieb.

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Burnet, John, 1784-1868

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English painter and engraver. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bridgewater House, to J. H. Robinson, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270876480 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Allan Cunningham, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270876482 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Messrs. Hurst and Robinson, 1821 Apr. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270876477 London pa...

Byrne, John, 1786-1847

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Smith, Anker, 1759-1819

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Epithet: of Add MS 38728 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x000122 Engraver. From the description of Autograph signature to a receipt, 1787 Sept. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664596 ...

Holloway, Thomas, 1748-1827

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Engraver. From the description of Autograph receipt signed, 1787 Apr. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269548263 ...

Turner, Charles, 1774-1857

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English engraver. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to J.P. Knight, [n.d.] "Wedy Morg." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573552 One of two companion prints of the same title after paintings by Sir Joshua Reynolds. The two Reynolds paintings are still owned by the Dilettanti Society and hang in Brooks's (St. James, London). From the description of [The Dilettanti Society] [graphic] / Sir Joshua Reynolds pinxt. ; Turner sculp. [ca. 1810] ...

Neagle, James, 1760?-1822.

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Landseer, John, 1769-1852

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English engraver, painter and writer on art. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Burgh Castle [Suffolk], to Dawson Turner, 1847 Sept. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270595573 English artist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to John Newington Hughes, 1829 May 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270846445 ...

Fittler, James, 1758-1835

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Engraver. Born in London. Studied at the Royal Academy. From the description of James Fittler letter, 1818 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122333459 ...

Agar, John Samuel

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Engleheart, Francis, 1775-1849

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English printmaker. From the description of Letter : Camden, to John Pye, London. n.d. . (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 83603423 ...

Taylor, Isaac, 1759-1829

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Heath, Charles, 1785-1848

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English engraver and publisher. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified correspondent, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270470304 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Robert Balmanno, 1815 Jan. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270469437 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Euston Sq., London, to Sir Richard Westmacott, 1836 Nov. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270467864 Eng...

Le Keux, Henry, 1787-1868

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Tomkins, Peltro William, 1759-1840

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Epithet: Engraver British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000211.0x000313 ...

Reynolds, Samuel William, 1733-1835

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Cook, John William

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Schiavonetti, Luigi, 1765-1810

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Italian engraver in England. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Brompton, to unidentified recipients, 1806 Sept. 27 and 1808 Nov. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634648 ...

Le Keux, John, 1783-1846

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Walker, John George, 1822-1893

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John George Walker (1822-1893) of Missouri was a major general in the Confederate Army. From the guide to the John George Walker Papers, ., 1862-1866, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) U.S. Army officer. From the description of Report of reconnaissance, 20 Sept. 1859. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 37163147 ...

Warren, Charles Turner, 1767-1823?

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Raimbach, Abraham, 1776-1843

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English line-engraver. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : [London?], to William Hayley, 1808 Jan. 18 and Aug. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616112 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to William Hayley, 1807 June 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616108 ...

Wagstaff, Charles Edward, 1808-1850

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Epithet: portrait engraver British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000701.0x0001cc ...

Scott, John, 1774-1827

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British engraver. From the description of John Scott correspondence, 1819 January 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980424 English engraver. From the description of Autograph letter signed : n.p. [London?], to W. Cribb, 1819 July 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634040 ...

Cooper, Robert

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Epithet: of Add MS 32946 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000445.0x00026c Epithet: Reverend; of Kavanagh Park British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000445.0x000270 Epithet: of Sloane MS 796 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000445.0x00026f Epithet: of...

Milton, Thomas, 1743?-1827

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