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Emes, John (1762–1808), engraver and goldsmith, was born on 30 December 1762, one of the family of five sons and three daughters of William Emes (1729/30–1803), landscape gardener, of Bowbridge Fields, Mackworth, Derbyshire, and his wife, Mary (d. 1789), a servant, daughter of ...

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Paul Revere (bap. 1734, d. 1818) by John Singleton Copley, 1768 Copyright 2004 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; gift of Joseph W. Revere, William B. Revere and Edward H. R. Revere

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Revere, Paul (bap. 1734, d. 1818), craftsman and revolutionary leader in America, was baptized at the New Brick Church in Boston, Massachusetts, on 22 December 1734, the second of seven surviving children of Apollos Rivoire (1702–1754), a French Huguenot silversmith who emigrated to ...

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Ripa, Walter de (fl. 1218–1227), goldsmith and maker of seals, was probably a Londoner—the name de Ripa was fairly common in the early thirteenth-century city. Two entries in the close rolls name him in connection with the production of the king's seal, and on the basis of the lettering and figure-style on the seal it is possible to attribute others to him. Taken together, these show that over a decade he attracted a range of important patrons....

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