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American, 18th – 19th century, male.

Active in Exeter, USA, from 1770 to 1810.

Engraver. Ex-libris plates.

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American, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1773, in Charleston (South Carolina); died 1846, in Philadelphia.

Engraver (line-engraving), illustrator.

James Akin was born in South Carolina, but moved first to Philadelphia and then to Newburyport and Salem in Massachusetts. Among his works are a portrait of ...

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American, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1775, in New York; died 17 January 1870, in New Jersey.

Engraver, draughtsman, illustrator.

Alexander Anderson, the son of a Scotsman, was the first person to practise wood engraving in the USA. He first studied medicine and qualified as a doctor in ...

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David M. Sokol

American illustrator and printmaker. After being exposed early to the Neo-classical style of John Flaxman, Darley began his career as an illustrator in Philadelphia in 1842. Following a sketching trip west of the Mississippi during the summer of that year, he produced outline drawings that were adapted into lithographs appearing in ...

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American, 18th – 19th century, male.

Active in New York.

Engraver. Ex-libris plates.

Edward Gallaudet was probably related to Elisha Gallaudet.

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American, 18th century, male.

Activec.1795.

Engraver. Ex-libris plates.

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American, 18th century, male.

Active in 1760.

Engraver. Ex-libris plates.

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American, 18th century, male.

Active 1768-1797.

Engraver.

James Smither's engravings of small portraits, cards and industrial plates were used to illustrate numerous books and magazines. He also engraved ex-libris, certificates and a large map of Philadelphia decorated with views of several buildings, which was published in ...