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date: 15 November 2019

Bretherton, Jameslocked

(c. 1730–1806)
  • Timothy Clayton


Bretherton, James (c. 1730–1806), engraver and printseller, may have been born about 1730 and must have married his wife, Sarah (fl. 1762–1773), by about 1755, since his son Charles (d. 1783) was signing prints in 1770. Nothing is known of his early life. He was settled in ...

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