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      GB/NNAF/P16698
Landseer, John (1769-1852) 

Gender: Male

Functions, occupations and activities
Born in Lincoln, son of a jeweller; apprenticed to William Byrne, landscape engraver; gave a series of lectures on engraving at the Royal Institution; FSA; engraver to King William IV; lived at 83 (c1792) and 71 (c1795) Queen Anne Street , London ; died in London (29 February 1852); buried at Highgate cemetery

Thesaurus
ENGRAVERS (printmakers)
PAINTERS

Relationships
Family relationship with Landseer, Thomas (1795-1880)
Eldest son

Family relationship with Landseer, Charles (1799-1879)
Second son

Family relationship with Landseer, Sir Edwin Henry (1802-1873) Knight
Youngest son


Archival Resources
Number noted: 18

Letter to Lord Aberdeen, 1827
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 41312 f. 82

Letter to Lord Aberdeen, 1829
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 43234 f. 105

Letter to W Hastings, 1814
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 29189 f. 285

Letter to, 1805
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 52479 f. 104

Letters (17) to 2nd Earl Spencer, 1807-1833
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Section G (pre-deposit list)
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letters to M Napier, 1815
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: MSS Add 34611 ff. 179, 187, 202, 261, 277

Letter referring to engravings, 18/6/1798
Held at: Cambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
Document reference: MS 3-1966, no 47
Comments: Papers listed

Property documentation: 71 Queen Anne Street, London: ground plan of the property, usually 1:120, and leasing details,
Held at: Howard de Walden Estates Ltd

Property documentation: 83 Queen Anne Street, London: ground plan of property, usually 1:120, and leasing details,
Held at: Howard de Walden Estates Ltd

Letter from him to Michael Faraday, nd
Held at: Institution of Electrical Engineers Archives Department
Document reference: SCMSS 002/2/128

Letter to John Buego, relating to writer's proofs of the 'Scottish Land Scapes' and criticizing an, etching by Buego, 1809
Held at: National Archives of Scotland
Document reference: GD103/2/3/17/2

Letter to Sir Robert Peel, supporting the idea of a Publication Office 'for the productions of such artists as may choose to employ themselves and publish their own works', 22/4/1844
Held at: National Archives of Scotland
Document reference: GD18/3603

Letter, 8 August 1836
Held at: National Gallery Libraries and Archive
Document reference: NG5/27/1836

Letters (2) from Thomas Bewick, 22/9/1797, ?/12/1818
Held at: Newcastle City Library
Document reference: 175 Barnes Collection of Bewick Letters
Other information: Bain, Ian (1970) A Checklist of the Manuscripts of Thomas Bewick

Letter to Faraday, 1838
Held at: Royal Institution of Great Britain
Document reference: Conybeare Album F1M/119 p32

Letters to the Royal Society of Literature,
Held at: Royal Society of Literature
Document reference: p11

Correspondence to John Soane, ? 1809-1834
Held at: Sir John Soane's Museum
Document reference: I.L.1

Transcription of his memorial inscription; genealogical notes (1 folder), nd
Held at: Society of Genealogists
Document reference: Document Collection: Landseer
Comments: Study fee for non-members of the Society


Date of creation: 07 November 2002, 14:42:55