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date: 15 December 2019

Austin, Williamlocked

(1721/1733–1820)
  • Timothy Clayton

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Austin, William (1721/1733–1820), drawing-master and engraver, was apprenticed to George Bickham junior in 1747. This suggests that he was born about 1733, although he was said to have died aged ninety-eight, and a man named Austin was listed as an eminent painter in 1748. In 1756 ...

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Gentleman's Magazine
British Museum, London
E. Waterhouse, (1981); repr. as (1991), vol. 2 of