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Faithorne, William [known as William Faithorne the elder]locked

(c. 1620–1691)
  • Antony Griffiths


Faithorne, William [known as William Faithorne the elder] (c. 1620–1691), engraver, was apprenticed in the Goldsmiths' Company to the printseller William Peake for ten years from 9 October 1635, and the date of birth given here is deduced from this; the traditional date of about 1616 is derived from ...

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