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Bury, Thomas Talbot (bap. 1809, d. 1877), architect and engraver, was baptized on 26 November 1809 in the parish of St Botolph, Aldgate, London, the son of Richard Samuel Bury (b. c.1777) and his wife, Caroline (née Talbot). In 1824 he was articled to ...

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Griggs, Frederick Landseer Maur (1876–1938), etcher, illustrator, and architect, was born on 30 October 1876 at 21 High Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, the eldest of four children of Frederick Griggs (1849–1926) and his wife, Jemima Elizabeth (Mimie; 1852–1900), daughter of Thomas Bailey, hatter. His parents were Baptists; his father, a baker and confectioner, was a deacon of the church, while his mother gave ...

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Haig, Axel Herman (1835–1921), etcher and architectural draughtsman, was born at Katthammarsvik, on the Swedish island of Gotland, on 10 November 1835, the son of Axel Hägg (1804–1872), a local landowner and timber merchant, and his wife, Anna Margreta Lindström (1807–1891). From 1850 he studied shipbuilding in the government dockyard at ...

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Daniel Marot (1661–1752) by Jacob Gole (after Jacques Parmentier) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Marot, Daniel (1661–1752), architect, designer, and engraver, was born in Paris in 1661, the son of the protestant Jean Marot (1619–1679), engraver and architect, and his wife, Charlotte, daughter of the Dutch cabinet-maker Abraham Garbrand. Daniel assisted his father on his engravings of contemporary French architecture, published in 1670 as ...

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Mitan, James (1776–1822), printmaker and architectural draughtsman, was born in London on 13 February 1776; his younger brother Samuel Mitan (1786–1843) was also an engraver. Nothing is known of their family background, although their father must also have been a printmaker, as it is known that ...

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Power, Cyril Edward Mary (1872–1951), architect and linocut artist, was born on 17 December 1872 at 14 Redcliffe Street, Chelsea, London, the son of Edward William Power, architect and grandson of Edward Power, architect, of Bristol, and his wife, Amelia Poole Berry. Educated in ...

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Vendramini, Giovanni (1769–1839), engraver and architect, was born at Roncade, near Bassano, then under Venetian rule. In Bassano he studied architecture with Antonio Gaidon, but preferred engraving, particularly stipple, which he practised in the studio of Antonio Suntach. Vendramini was invited to London...