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William Camden Edwards

(1777-1855), Engraver

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Artist associated with 46 portraits
Monmouthshire-born William Edwards moved to Suffolk in around 1801 where he worked for the publisher Brightly, engraving portraits, biblical and archaeological scenes, and illustrations for The Pilgrim's Progress. From 1808, he worked for another local publisher, Childs. His most popular engraved portraits were of figures such as Sir Joshua Reynolds, Dr Johnson, Sir William Chambers, William Hogarth and Henry Fuseli.

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William Camden Edwards, by Mary Dawson Turner (née Palgrave), and by  William Camden Edwards, after  John Philip Davis ('Pope' Davis) - NPG D36077

William Camden Edwards

by Mary Dawson Turner (née Palgrave), and by William Camden Edwards, after John Philip Davis ('Pope' Davis)
line engraving and etching, 1815
NPG D36077


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