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Branwhite, Nathan Cooper (1776–1857), miniature painter and engraver  

V. Remington

Branwhite, Nathan Cooper (1776–1857), miniature painter and engraver, was born in St Albans, Hertfordshire, on 27 February 1776, the eldest son of Peregrine Branwhite (1745–1794), poet, shopkeeper, and schoolmaster of Lavenham, Suffolk and his wife Mary née Cooper. He trained as an engraver under ...

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Faber, John (c. 1695–1756), engraver and portrait and miniature painter  

Sheila O'Connell

Faber, John (c. 1695–1756), engraver and portrait and miniature painter, the son of John Faber (d. 1721), also an engraver, was born in Amsterdam about 1695. His family settled in England at some time before 1698 and a drawing by his father, dated 1704 and now in the ...

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Haughton, Moses, the younger (1773–1849), miniature painter and engraver  

D. H. Weinglass

Haughton, Moses, the younger (1773–1849), miniature painter and engraver, the son of William Haughton (1737–1769), a gun locksmith, and his wife, Elizabeth, was born on 7 July 1773 in Wednesbury, Staffordshire, where he returned as an adult to be rebaptized, on 20 October 1807. About 1790 he went to ...

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Lamborn, Peter Spendlowe (1722–1774), engraver and miniature painter  

L. H. Cust

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Lamborn, Peter Spendlowe (1722–1774), engraver and miniature painter, was born at Cambridge, the son of John Lamborn (d. 1763) and his second wife, Elizabeth Susanna Spendlowe. He went to London to study engraving under Isaac Basire and while there probably also engraved for the publisher ...

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Sullivan, Luke (c. 1725–1771), engraver and miniature painter  

Sheila O'Connell

Sullivan, Luke (c. 1725–1771), engraver and miniature painter, was said to have been born in co. Louth, Ireland, and to have been the son of one of the duke of Beaufort's grooms. According to Joseph Strutt (writing in 1786) his skill as a draughtsman was recognized early, and he was placed as an apprentice with ...