Saml. Lysons Esqr. V.P.R.S. & F.S.A.Keeper of H.M. Records in the Tower.
Published February 1st. 1823 by T. Cadell, in the Strand.
Stipple, 300 x 225mm. 11¾ x 9". Trimmed close to plate; foxed.
Samuel Lysons (1763 - 1819), antiquary. He was also an artist of some skill, and between 1785 and 1796 was an occasional exhibitor at the Royal Academy of views of old buildings. He also contributed numerous etchings to his brother Daniel's ‘Environs of London.’ In 1818, when the honorary office of antiquary professor was revived in the Royal Academy, Lysons was chosen to fill it. After Sir William John Newton (1785-1869).
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