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Dayes, Edward (1763-1804) 

Gender: Male

Functions, occupations and activities
Watercolourist, draughtsman and painter ; born in London (6 August 1763) ; apprenticed to the mezzotinter and miniaturist William Pether ; entered the Royal Academy Schools (6 October 1780) ; exhibited at the Royal Academy (1786 onwards) and at the Society of Artists (1790-1791) ; appointed draughtsman to the Duke of York (1791) ; committed suicide in London (May 1804)


Archival Resources
Number noted: 3

Vellum-bound sketchbook containing studies and notes for historical and literary compositions, c 1798
Held at: British Museum: Department of Prints and Drawings
Document reference: 1993,0508.1.1-130 ; PRN:PDB16599

Documents (3) relating to him, including a work diary, 1798-1811
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1980/190
Comments: Access by appointment only

Topographical drawings,
Held at: West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds
Comments: Access by appointment only

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