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Johnson, James (bap. 1753, d. 1811), engraver and publisher, was baptized on 6 May 1753 at Shorthope, Ettrick, Selkirkshire, the third of the four children of James Johnstan, herdsman, and his wife, Bessie Bleck. In spite of his humble rural beginnings, his native aptitude saw him successfully complete training as an engraver, and by 1786 he had become a burgess of ...

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Martin, David (1737–1797), portrait painter and engraver, was born on 1 April 1737 in Anstruther Easter, Fife, the first of the five children of John Martin (1699/1700–1772), the parish schoolmaster of Anstruther Easter, and his second wife, Mary Boyack (1702?–1783). He was a pupil of the portrait painter ...

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Scott, Robert (1777–1841), engraver, the son of Robert Scott and his wife, Grizell, was born on 13 November 1777 at Lanark, Scotland, where his father was a skinner. He was educated at the grammar school in Musselburgh before being apprenticed to the engraver and printer ...