John Spilsbury(1739-1769), Engraver and map and print seller
Artist associated with 6 portraits
John Spilsbury was the younger brother of portraitist Jonathan Spilsbury. He was apprenticed to Thomas Jefferys, engraver, cartographer, and map and print publisher, after which he established himself as a printer of children's educational books. In 1766, he produced the first jigsaw puzzle. His business sold prints, maps, and charts, as well as other books and stationery.