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Burghers, Michael (1647/8–1727), engraver and draughtsman, was baptized in the Lutheran church in Amsterdam, and apprenticed as an engraver. He left the Netherlands soon after the capture of Utrecht by the French in 1672. In 1724 he told Thomas Hearne that he was seventy-six years old, and that he had worked for the ...

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Croker, John [formerly Johann Crocker] (1670–1741), engraver of coins and medals, was born at Dresden, Saxony, on 21 October 1670, the son of a woodcarver and cabinet-maker to the electoral court of Saxony who died when he was young. Croker and his younger siblings were brought up by their mother, ...

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Hulsbergh [Hulsberg], Henry (d. 1729), engraver, was born in Amsterdam but was in London by 1709 when he engraved a frontispiece to Bulstrode Whitelocke's Memorial of English Affairs. The following year he produced a bird's-eye view of Portsmouth and Gosport, the first of several views of ports published by ...

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Martin, Elias (1739–1818), painter and engraver, was born in Stockholm, Sweden, and baptized there at St Gertrud Church on 8 March 1739, which was probably also the date of his birth. His parents were master joiner Olof Martin and Ulrica Haupt. He was the eldest of four brothers, one of whom was the engraver ...

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