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Bartlett, William Henrylocked

(b London, March 26, 1809; d at sea, off Malta, Sept 13, 1854).
  • Briony Llewellyn

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English draughtsman , active also in the Near East, Continental Europe and North America. He was a prolific artist and an intrepid traveller. His work became widely known through numerous engravings after his drawings published in his own and other writers’ topographical books. His primary concern was to extract the picturesque aspects of a place and by means of established pictorial conventions to render ‘lively impressions of actual sights’, as he wrote in the preface to ...

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