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date: 18 October 2019

Bryer, Henrylocked

(d. in or before 1782)
  • Lucy Peltz


Bryer, Henry (d. in or before 1782), engraver and printseller, was apprenticed to the engraver and stationer Edward Ryland, for the premium of £50, in 1758. Apart from the Society of Arts' premium, for etching and engraving, which Bryer won in 1762, 1763, and 1764, little is known of the early stages of his career. We can assume that he completed his training about 1765 as it was in that year that he went into business with his master's son, ...

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