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Howison [Howieson], Williamlocked

(1798–1850)
  • R. E. Graves
  • , revised by Asia Haut

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Howison [Howieson], William (1798–1850), engraver, was born at Edinburgh, the son of a local carver and gilder. He was educated at George Heriot's Hospital, and on leaving that institution was apprenticed to an engraver named (Andrew?) Wilson. He never received any formal instruction in drawing beyond that which he acquired during the period of his apprenticeship, after which he worked for the engravers ...

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